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Injury Wrap-Up! And Moving On

It’s been 14 weeks since I crashed on my bike, but who’s counting? I still have some discomfort around my right shoulder blade and collarbone, and my left ankle still hurts when I press on it, but overall I declare … Continue reading

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Broken

I was planning to publish a post this weekend about how gorgeous (and challenging) cycling is in the Madison area. I even had photos to include and everything. I’ve also spent a lot of time thinking about what I’m eating … Continue reading

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Training in a New City

Moving to a new city is a challenge no matter what: which grocery store should I go to? Where is the nearest gas station? Best Thai take-out place? Nearest Target? But when you’re three months out from the biggest athletic … Continue reading

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Carolina Half Iron Training Recap Weeks 9-13

Well, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? Training has been going well enough, and the rest of life got pretty crazy with work, travel, a wedding, visitors, and more travel. My week day workouts are straightforward enough. This training plan … Continue reading

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Umstead Trail Marathon Race Recap

Last Saturday my mom and I ran the Umstead Trail Marathon in Raleigh, NC. It was a challenging course but a very well-run event. My goals and finish time reflect my inadequate training, but I still had plenty of fun. … Continue reading

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6 Months To Go

For many Ironman races, you convince yourself this feat is possible, get excited, and sign up for the race a year in advance. Then you wait. Sure, you can (and should) keep up with some of the swim/bike/run routine and … Continue reading

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Carolina Half Iron Training Recap Week 6

I’m several days late writing up last week’s workouts, but there were some good ones! I re-learned that running with a friend is the best. Monday: Long run After signing up for the Umstead Trail Marathon a few weeks out … Continue reading

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