Category Archives: Triathlon

Well hello again

So it’s been a while, huh? Around the time of the bike crash that derailed my Ironman training, my then-new, now former job ramped up. I sort of stopped reading running/triathlon blogs, and writing fell several notches down the priority … Continue reading

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8 Weeks Post Accident: “Clinically Healed” and a Big Decision

Eight weeks ago yesterday I crashed my bike on a long training ride for Ironman Wisconsin, breaking my collarbone and a rib and getting plenty of road rash. I withdrew from this year’s race and let go of my plans … Continue reading

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Withdrawing from Ironman

Well, it’s official. No Ironman for me this year. Thursday was the last day to officially withdraw from the race and get a bit of the registration fee back. While it was hard to send my withdrawal email, I knew … Continue reading

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Injury Update #2

It’s been two weeks since I crashed on my bike, and overall I physically feel much better most of the time. Emotionally… I have hopeful moments where I think maybe I’ll heal super fast and still be able to do … Continue reading

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I Joined A Gym – Take 2

This poor little blog. I have such good intentions for it. Every weekend when I write out my to do list (yes, I make to do lists for my weekends), “write blog post” is on there. But then I feel … Continue reading

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Carolina Half Iron Training Recap Week 8

After Saturday’s marathon, I was glad this week was a recovery week in my triathlon training plan. I was a little sore on Monday (my rest day), and by Tuesday, I felt much better. Monday: Rest Tuesday: 40 minute Trainer … Continue reading

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Carolina Half Iron Training Recap Week 7

With the pool closed this week and a mini-taper in desperate preparation for the Umstead Marathon on Saturday, this week was pretty simple. Monday: Rest Tuesday: Spin class Second of three Groupon classes at RIDE. I’ll be sad when I … Continue reading

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