Triathlon

Top 5 Triathlon Takeaways

1. Age is just a number. Quite literally. We all had our ages written on our right calves, and it quickly became obvious that there were a LOT of people over the age of 40 who were competing, and competing well. It appears that the sport of triathloning improves with age. The winner, in fact, … Continue reading »

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Mighty Mississinewa Triathlon

The short of it: my goal was to complete the triathlon – consisting of a 500 meter swim, 16.8 mile bike, and 3.75 mile run – in two hours. My final time? 1 hour, 55 minutes. Beast mode was ON! The long of it: Pre-Race I woke up at 5:00, had whole-wheat toast with peanut butter, … Continue reading »

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Journey to a Triathlete

In about two and a half weeks, I will be a triathlete. Insanity. And although I’m starting to feel the familiar flutters of anxiety about the race itself, I feel surprisingly prepared. In the last couple weeks, I’ve add more “brick” workouts to my training. That’s a triathlon term that means you do back-to-back event workouts, like … Continue reading »

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