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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 awful. Because pizza six days in a row. By the time Saturday rolled around, I couldn’t stomach another bite. 

Pizza aside, a recovery week in the Pacific Northwest is always a good idea. We spent a few days in Whistler and Vancouver and then took Amtrak to Seattle where we stayed until Saturday night (note to self: the red eye home is never a good idea).

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IMCdA recovery in the mountains.

As hot as IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene was, I reminded myself often throughout the race to not wish it away (thank you for that nugget, Nanette!). Regardless, the race flew by and we were onto the race-cation and recovery in Montana. Taking a week off…


ironman canada // recovery week + vacation

It was a gloriously relaxing recovery week. Post IRONMAN Canada, we slept a lot, caught up with family, and ate our way through Whistler, Vancouver and Seattle (not hard to do when there’s fresh seafood involved). Being tourists in the beautiful Pacific Northwest helped…