Lady Luck was on my side – Challenge Roth 2017

I am a true believer that luck is the combination of preparation and opportunity.  And avoiding bad luck is as fortunate as receiving good luck.  Long distance triathlons are a haven for both. It happened to me...
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My day with Chrissie – Challenge Roth 2017

The Challenge Roth triathlon is like no other I have experienced.  In fact, thousands of competitors make this claim, including the top professionals.  Chrissie’s Blog.  The fast course, crowds of over 200,000 people, the Tour...
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Ironman Maryland (Part 2): Getting a PR (Race Report)

Race morning, we left Simone and my mother at the hotel (it was 4:30, so a wise decision all around), and Greg (my husband), Sasha (oldest daughter), and I drove to the race site. Ironman...
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Crash Report: Things you should know!

Bike shops across the country will tell you there are two types of cyclists: those who have crashed, and those who haven’t crashed yet. It’s true.  And it happened to me recently.  I was struck...
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Planning your training week: Ironman Program

On July 27th I will be in Lake Placid, the two-time home of great Olympians, to test my endurance and determination in the Ironman triathlon. As you may have gathered from perusing our site, my...
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Turning 40 is easier – thanks to USAT

Last weekend I turned 40. For many, it’s a big milestone. For me, it seemed like just another birthday. I’ve always been the youngest among my childhood friends, so I’ve helped them celebrate 40 across...
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