Archive for June, 2011

Race Report: Buffalo Springs Lake 70.3 June 26, 2011

Race Report:  Buffalo Springs Lake 70.3 June 26, 2011

Second triathlon of the season-  Destination:  Lubbock, Texas.  Lubbock is about 600 miles from Boulder, in the northwestern part of the Lone Star State.  The race I did is called Buffalo Springs Lake and it was another half Ironman distance tri (1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run).  This race has been around [...]


Tri Grace: Looking back, and looking forward

Tri Grace:  Looking back, and looking forward

Well, it’s been over a week since my first big race of the season, and I’ve been recovering well although a little slower than I had expected.  Guess I really did lay it all out there – and I’m proud of that!  I want to write some stuff here other than triathlon blah-blah all the [...]


Race Report: Kansas 70.3 June 12, 2011

Race Report:  Kansas 70.3  June 12, 2011

70.3 is the total mileage of a half ironman-distance triathlon.  This includes a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, and a 13.1 mile run (half marathon).  Today was my first race as a professional triathlete, and it was a stellar day.     I made the trip with three great people – Lauren Chiodini, Adam [...]


Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs

Just returned from a super-fun weekend in a little town in the mountains northwest of Boulder (about a 3 hour drive) called Steamboat Springs.  I have been there a couple times before, but it’s been a while.  I travelled with my good friend and training partner Lauren Chiodini, and her boyfriend Adam Bordeman, who was [...]


Barkin’ Dog Duathlon – recap

Barkin' Dog Duathlon - recap

This is a post-dated entry regarding my first race of this year:  the Barkin’ Dog Duathlon, which was May 7th at Cherry Creek State Park in Aurora, CO. For anyone that doesn’t know, a Duathlon consists of running and biking – no swimming.  There are three legs to the race, however; you run, then bike, [...]


Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

I had such a fun Memorial Day weekend!  Training was on the menu, of course, but so was some relaxing, some getting up into the beauuuutiful Colorado mountains with a friend, and participating in the infamous Bolder Boulder 10k race that is held every year on Memorial Day here in Boulder (did you guess that [...]