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Wilmington Sprint Triathlon

This is phase two of what my husband is calling the “Grand” experiment: can I effectively sprint two weeks after a 4k/120k/30k distance tri? Is recovery from the “Nice” distance quicker than from an iron distance?

So what’s the verdict? A fast day that felt very short. Let me tell you more…

After such an […]

Runaway Cars and Other Pleasantries

Yeah, OK. So where did I go? Why no posts?

Well, had a good workout Sunday of a nice open water swim followed by some transition short brick repeats to prep up for sprint speed. This was promptly followed by feeling tired, achey and bleah then waking up the next morning feeling like a car […]

Marina TT #6

Whether it’s wise or not, I can’t say, but my first real workout after Grand Columbian was a 10 mile cycling time trial. I think Gary & I brought the cool Washington weather back with us because it was cooler, drier and breezier than usual here. I guess we are coming to Fall. Goodbye summer…sigh. […]

The Answer to Your Question

Especially since I missed Tri Nationals this year, I’d really like to participate in some big age group championships in 2007. SC Tri Nationals in Oregon, LC Du Nationals, Tri Worlds in Hamburg Germany, LC Du Worlds in Richmond. If I get a pro card, I cannot do these. So there you go. I’ll revisit […]

No Limits

There’s a 17-year-old that did the Iron Distance race at Grand Columbian. That’s amazing in itself, but I wanted to share what I learned when my husband and I went to speak to him after the awards ceremony. First of all, he’s the most unassuming, modest, quiet young man you’d ever meet.

I asked […]