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currently // fall 2017


Fall was a whirlwind of awesome – and of offseason, house renovations, travel, and catching up with family + friends. Winter’s looking like more of the same, but with more structured training again. 

Here’s what’s been up the past few months.

Volunteering + spectating at

IRONMAN Wisconsin + the Twin Cities Marathon weekend. There’s no place I’d rather be the second Sunday of September than in Madison for IMWI. All in all a fantastic weekend that included one loop of the bike course, coffee and catching up with my Coeur teammates at Colectivo, volunteering at run special needs bag drop bright and early race morning, and cheering all day on the course. 

Highlights of Twin Cities Marathon weekend included being bike lead for the 5k and 10k races with Johnny and cheering on Nick to a 10-mile PR. 

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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…


madison + IMWI love.

It’s hard to put into words just how much Madison and IRONMAN Wisconsin mean to me. If it tells you anything, I teared up both just talking about the mass swim start and when getting ready to bike the course on Saturday. It will…


race report // ironman wisconsin 2015

Our lives are not determined by what happens to us, but by how we react to what happens, not by what life brings us, but by the attitude we bring to life. A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and…


focused + finding the quiet.

Here we are… race eve of my fourth 140.6! How did that happen?! It feels like yesterday that I signed up for this race – to chase the light and some really big dreams. And, suddenly, with a little Ironman Coeur d’Alene detour, it’s here, and I…


on gearing back up for IMWI.

Following a big training weekend in northern Wisconsin, Nick and I were being lazy relaxing when I noticed my Ironman Coeur d’Alene medal hanging on the mantel (highly debatable living room decor, I know). It almost feels like the race didn’t happen, I told him.  It’s…