Category Archives: swim/bike/run!

2012 “Year of the Comeback” Recap

Has a whole year flown by already? I swear, it seems like just yesterday I was writing 2011’s recap and making some new goals for 2012. In the latter post, I vowed to “train smarter. Not harder, not more, but smarter.“ A … Continue reading

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Bibs, bibs, bibs, and medals

When you’re sick like I’ve been over the past 9 days, you have a lot of time on your hands at home. Sure I spent 80% of my time in bed or on the couch but I got bored. I … Continue reading

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I <3 The Tavern Tri (22.6)

UPDATED TO INCLUDE: A few official race photos 🙂 Yesterday was the I Love the Tavern Tri put on by Richmond Multisports in Midlothian (right outside of Richmond), VA. I decided at the last minute to do this triathlon because … Continue reading

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Where has Ruby been?

Not sure if you’ve realized, but Ruby has been MIA lately. And by lately, I mean 8 months!!!!! Ruby is my nickname for my race bike, which I bought in January 2011 so that I could do more triathlons (and … Continue reading

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Cross-training Difficulties & Swimming Story

I love to run. Duh, you all know that. But what you perhaps don’t know is that I really dislike cross-training. Strength training, pilates, yoga…they’re fine and dandy. Cross-training? Ughh, can’t stand it. Ok, maybe I should clarify. I hate … Continue reading

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Never Before Seen Race Photos

I couldn’t sleep tonight so I had a great idea: to look up race photos from past races. I was amazed at how many I found, even from races years ago! Many of these pictures I had never seen before … Continue reading

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Culpeper (aka Good Samaritan) Tri

Yesterday I decided to get up at 5am, drive up to Culpeper, Va, and race the Culpeper Sprint Tri. I was feeling like another good workout (and fun race) after last weekend’s Mission Man Tri in Burlington, NC. And yesterday’s … Continue reading

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