It was a nice weekend, dog sitting for my friend Liz, checking out a farmer’s market that I’d never been to and hitting up a Twins game. My 12 mile long run yesterday was broken up into three parts: a 2.3 mile run to the gym, 7.5 miles on the treadmill while I watched the… Continue reading Weekend long run + more tri pictures
So I didn’t mention this before, but I got into a car accident on Friday. I had decided to work from home Friday morning after a super late night in the office the night before and then was going to come into the office Friday afternoon. Well something of course came up and so I… Continue reading Craving a run
My alarm went off at 4:15 am after a pretty sound sleep. A huge improvement over the night before when super loud storms came through, keeping me awake. I made myself three scrambled eggs and a coffee and drank a glass of water. I packed up the night before so I just threw myself in… Continue reading Chisago Lakes Sprint Triathlon: Race Recap
I’m currently at my in-laws relaxing because they live closer to the race site than I do and I had packet pick-up today and an early start tomorrow. Last night my friend Jen came up here with me and my mother-in-law, Jen and I got some Mexican food/daquiris and then enjoyed wine on the screen… Continue reading Holy $*&% I’m doing a triathlon tomorrow
Just in time for my pre-first triathlon freak out (and a busy week!) — a guest post about triathlons! Meet Katie: I didn’t really understand what it meant for a sport to require more mental toughness than physical prowess until I did my first triathlon. At the time, I had only run 5Ks and cycled… Continue reading Triathlons: A Love-Hate Affair
I’m not sure when it happened – or how – but I’ve come to appreciate the treadmill. And embrace it. I was dreading my last long run because of how poorly some of my recent runs have been outside in the heat. After a fantastic weekend of camping and relaxation, I decided that I’d get… Continue reading How I conquered the treadmill
I’m so excited for this weekend I can hardly stand it! My husband and I are going on our annual camping trip and bringing the dog for his first camping experience ever! Where we’re going there is a 43-mile paved trail, so we’re going to bring our bikes and drop the dog at daycare for… Continue reading Camping!