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thank yous // ironman wisconsin

Where to start! Training for and racing an ironman is no easy task, and I’m lucky to have some wonderful people in my corner who help make it happen. I wouldn’t get to the start or finish lines without them.  Huge thank yous to (there really are no…

09/26/2014

race report // ironman wisconsin 2014

And, after nearly 10 months of training, there we were: at Ironman Wisconsin!  Pre-race  Up and at ’em at 4a, race morning started as usual… toast, double shot espresso, Osmo preload, temporary tats and last minute gear check, and Nick and I were out the door…

09/12/2014

never give up.

Never give up. These words, said by a friend a few weeks before the race, carried me through Ironman Wisconsin… through a longer swim than anticipated, 5,700 feet of #bikelove and climbing and shifting and hammering downhill, and 26.2 miles of pounding the pavement when…

09/11/2014

infographic // ironman wisconsin training stats

Ironman Wisconsin is on Sunday. Whaaa?! How did that happen?! The journey to IM start line number two has been intense and demanding, but most importantly, it’s been a whole lotta fun – punctuated by some AlterG running, getting comfortable with the uncomfortable, a…

09/05/2014

feel, focus and… taper!

At Ironman Canada last August, coach gave me strict instructions to swim sans watch. I was a bit reluctant – because data or it didn’t happen! – but in the end, left my 910 in transition. Turns out, it was some of the best race day…

08/25/2014

training weekend in the wisco woods.

 Wisco didn’t disappoint this past weekend.  After a 13.5-mile run along the Mississippi on Friday – it’s fun when you PR on a training run – Nick and I packed our swimbikerun gear and headed to friend D2’s cabin on Little Round Lake near Hayward, Wisconsin.…

07/16/2014