I know what you’re thinking- Ugh, she’s going to talk about Superfrog AGAIN??? Indulge me one more time, because I think it’s important to talk a bit about what happens AFTER a big race like a half ironman. Let’s start with what physically happened to my body. I expected to be sore, and I certainly … Continue reading Superfrog: The Aftermath
Run Aaaand then the run. I knew it would hurt. The run felt like an eternity. I thought I would run a 11 minute mile, but I did not take into account the miles of soft sand that we had to go over and over and over. I was feeling pretty tired going into it- … Continue reading SUPERFROG Race Recap: Part 4!
I got to my bike and was frantically looking around for my mom- I thought she had seen me pulled out of the swim by the lifeguards and would be freaking out, but she was nowhere to be found. So I took my time toweling off my feet, chatted with a couple people as I … Continue reading SUPERFROG Race Recap: Part 3
Swim I was still really nervous from my practice swim, but I was also really determined. Chatting with others in the start corral helped a lot- they were as nervous as I was, and we all worked up a bit of a “screw it, let’s go!” attitude. I danced it out a bit to the … Continue reading SUPERFROG Race Recap: Part 2
I’M ALIVE! And I don’t say that jokingly- after the surf conditions on that swim, I am thankful to be alive. Lifeguards reported that they made at least 30 saves that day. Something like 260 people did not start or finish the race. That’s more than a quarter of all registered! I spoke to several … Continue reading SUPERFROG race recap: Part 1
Four more nights until my first ever Ironman 70.3 race and right now, I am having ALL the feels about this impending doom! I am vaguely terrified of the swim entry. Wary of how long I know it’s going to take to complete the race. Wishing I had done a lot more strength building. Knowing the run … Continue reading All the feels
Remember how I mentioned that I’m setting some big new goals for myself this year? Well, I’m officially going half crazy, because this year I’m taking my triathlon game to a new level… I’m racing a HALF IRONMAN!!! That’s 1.2 miles of swimming 56 miles of biking And 13.1 miles of running Phew! For months … Continue reading A New “Why”