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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 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 // superior man 70.3

After Toughman’s bike disaster, I really wanted to race one more time before Kona. Mentally, I needed a confidence booster, rather than going into my A race a little shaky and, honestly, kinda questioning my abilities. So, once we found a great deal on a…


race report // liberty 70.3 – 2016

I ignored the number one piece of racing advice – never use anything new on race day – during my 2016 season opener. And, while I was never planning on “racing” Saturday’s Liberty 70.3 thanks to feeling off (hello, period headache), a brand spankin’ new tri…


a day in the life… and, let’s talk time hacks.

Someone recently told me I had poor time management skills.  Um…  I almost laughed.  If attending grad school full-time while working a full-time job or training for a 140.6 triathlon while working a full-time job have taught me anything, it’s been incredible time management skills.…


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…


race report // ironman coeur d’alene

HOT DAMN. Ironman Coeur d’Alene was one of the hardest and definitely the hottest thing I have ever done. And, although not the outcome I trained for – 106F = goal paces out the window – it was a huge deposit in the mental toughness…