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My Triathlon Checklist


Okay, cue the nerves, my triathlon is tomorrow! Being the planner that I am, I started Googling "Triathlon Check Lists" and got some crazy detailed lists with tons of stuff I don't have. Uh-oh, am I missing something? Below is a what I will be packing for tomorrow. I didn't think about music (I only have my iphone which is…

Friday Fitness Recap


I thought Friday would never come! Friday- Nothing I laid down at 6 p.m. for a nap and slept until 7:30 a.m. needless to say, my week working on the floods wore me right out! Saturday- Dragon Boat Practise 1- hr Sunday- Brick Run & Basketball This marked my first day of triathlon training. I did my first bike ride…

3 Week Triathlon Training Program


I do crazy things people, like sign up for a triathlon three weeks out. Yeah..... I don't know why I do the crazy things I do! Today I took my first step to training with a mini brick run. I was on my 70s bike with no gears which made for a difficult 11.57 miles and I did a short…

Magrath Triathlon Recap


I hope that they post pictures on the website because my darling boyfriend forgot the camera and I have no photo proof that I did the Magrath "I Swam the Dam" Triathlon except I guess my official time on the website. Once more, I did a race without training properly beforehand and this is the first one that I paid the…

Swim, Bike, Done! My Tri Race Recap


After words of encouragement I decided to go ahead and race in the Splash, Pedal, Gasp triathlon yesterday. I went into it with the attitude that it was a long workout, not a race. And though I came in second to last overall (make shame!) I am still glad I sucked it up and did it and I have learned valuable lessons…