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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 arizona

Keep fighting. This sign – held by a woman at mile 10-ish of the marathon – sums up my IRONMAN Arizona. I fought so damn hard all day long, but punching that second trip to Kona just wasn’t meant to be this past Sunday. Was there…

11/25/2016

race report // kona!

Where to start! It’s been a month(!) since Kona, so ample time for race reflection – both while sunning on Kauai’s incredible north shore and while back at home in the real world (of mittens and brushed running tights!). Overall, Kona didn’t disappoint. The concise race…

11/10/2016

six things i learned training for kona.

Whoa. Kona is here. How is that possible?! Tomorrow I *get* to race the IRONMAN World Championship – surreal is an understatement!  I arrived in Kona, solo, a week early to acclimate as much as possible and for a little quiet time – bliss…

10/08/2016

a peek at peak training…

Linking up with Jessie at The Right Fits and Jess Runs ATL today on the blog for a week in review and a glimpse into ironman training!  You guys, Kona’s less than three weeks away…! How is that possible?! Four years ago when I got…

09/19/2016

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…

09/06/2016