race recovery in the pacific northwest.

Some people drown their sorrows with wine. Me – I down them in pizza.  We spent the week after IRONMAN Canada pizza eating our way through Vancouver and Seattle. And it was wonderful. Because pizza six days in a row. But it was also…

08/31/2017

race report // ironman canada – 2017

The short of IRONMAN Canada: It wasn’t my day.  I gave everything I had and then some, but came up short of my goal (which was, no surprise, a Kona spot).  I know I should be proud – and I will be eventually –…

08/17/2017

the stories we tell ourselves.

During a short recovery run along my regular route a few weeks ago, my legs felt like sausages. Ugh… they’re so heavy… I’m so tired… is this done yet?… I don’t remember being this sore during my last IM build… why am I doing…

07/29/2017

race report // ironman 70.3 wisconsin

IRONMAN 70.3 Wisconsin can be summed up with Hs – heat, humidity + hills. It was also really hard… but then again, it’s supposed to be hard! And it was the perfect race to dust off the multisport cobwebs and test my fitness seven…

06/29/2017

currently // spring 2017

It’s been awhile since I’ve written about what’s been up lately. Heck, it’s been awhile since I’ve blogged in general! As much as I love this space and all that it’s brought me, I just haven’t been inspired or motivated to write. I’ve instead…

06/18/2017

race report // get in gear 13.1

And just like that, the 2017 race season has started. The Hot Dash 10 mile has been my season opener the past two years, but my legs weren’t quite race ready a month ago. So we switched it up and instead I raced Minnesota’s annual…

05/09/2017