REGISTERED FOR IRONMAN LAKE PLACID 2017!!!

REGISTERED FOR IRONMAN LAKE PLACID 2017!!!

I haven’t written anything new here for a while, but I decided to come back and write about my journey leading up to my first full Ironman.  I am sure there are many of you out there like me, who would love to attempt their first full, but have many questions and fears about the … Continue reading

TRAINING RECAP 12-26

TRAINING RECAP 12-26

My sister is home for the Holidays, and this morning we spent a few hours in the gym/pool for a little post Christmas workout!  Much to our surprise, as they were only calling for flurries this morning, when we left the gym, there was 2-3 inches of snow on the ground, highways shut down everywhere, … Continue reading

REGISTERED FOR MY FIRST IRONMAN 70.3 PRINCETON

REGISTERED FOR MY FIRST IRONMAN 70.3 PRINCETON

O boy… Time to hit the pool, hit the pool again, hit the pool some more, and after that… o yea, hit the pool!  I am confident I can get through the bike and run segments(maybe not as fast as I’d like), but am nervous about the 1.2 mile swim.  While I certainly have some … Continue reading

MARATHON COMPLETE!!!

MARATHON COMPLETE!!!

MY FIRST MARATHON IS IN THE BOOKS!!!!  And I might add, at a much faster pace/time than I anticipated.  I ran the Monster Mash Marathon in Dover Delaware on this past weekend, and finished 5th in my AG, completing the race in 3 hours and 50 minutes at an 8:48 pace.  If you remember any … Continue reading

Picking up the Pace – Marathon Training

Picking up the Pace – Marathon Training

Well, I’m about 4 weeks into my Marathon training and everything is running smooth to date.  I’ve managed to log every run thus far from the Hal Higdon training plan, with only missing one scheduled day.  I have also started working back in some swim workouts, as I have been running so much lately, I … Continue reading