2.4 mi swim/112 mi bike/26 mi run. For every oval sticker on the back of a car, for every red logo tattoo on the back of a calf muscle, there's a story. These are things I recall from yesterday, only 12 hours from my finish. Instead of crafting the thoughts into a chronological listing - … Continue reading Ironman Switzerland 2013
2000 yards. I get in the pool immediately upon arrival, even when I feel cold from the outside. Sometimes I'm tempted to go in the sauna room as I pass it dressed in a skimpy compression suit bottom. Today I had more goggle issues, like I should be loosening the strap and making sure the … Continue reading Slower than the norm.
2000 yards. I can say will all certainty that this was one of my better solo swim workouts! I was in a great frame of mind, I hopped right in and started moving down the lane at a nice pace. I saw my benchmark older lady endurance swimmer in the next lane, she was not … Continue reading Not slow anymore
I registered for this today. I know Lanae is going, I've tipped my sister and brother-in-law who have relatives in Paris, and will be bringing the idea to others who may want to join. It means I have to eat better, swim proficiently, reach a new fitness level on wheels, and keep strong running going. … Continue reading Commit