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race report // ironman 70.3 wisconsin

06/29/2017

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 weeks out from IRONMAN Canada. Work to do, but overall on track! 

We kicked off race festivities Saturday morning with a shakeout swim at Olin Park, followed by brunch at Marigold Kitchen (a must when in Madison). After a quick midday run + bike, we racked our bikes and were ready to go. 

Pre-race swim with Coeur Sports teammates Michaela, Kendra and Steena.

At bike check-in with my main man.

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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…

09/24/2015

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…

09/12/2015

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…

08/26/2015

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