Fun fact, this was the first May since 2009 that I didn’t have a race on my calendar. It was strange. It was so strange I hit “register now” on a race for first weekend in June, but the discount code they emailed me expired. So, I’m still in a race excitement lull at the…… Continue reading Race-less May
After a couple weeks of non-stop go, go, go someone asked me on Friday, “What are you doing this weekend?” I was stumped. Crickets. What? Come again? My weekends have been packed with activities, tasks, and homework since January. My semester finally ended, I earned three As! This is the first weekend with zero plans,…… Continue reading Hustle, hammock, repeat.
I haven’t done any training since Thursday. It’s Monday for those keeping tabs. That’s five whole days of what you hulk-smash triathletes call slacking off. Apparently, when you work for an event company that puts on a 5K and a triathlon eight days apart you are extremely busy, go-go-go, non-stop, mentally and physically. I also…… Continue reading Working hard or hardly slacking
Sunday morning John was chipper, drinking his morning coffee and suggested that we go ride up Barlow Road and do a brick run at Governor Nelson State park. Barlow Road is the nasty brick wall that was added on the Ironman WI course last August. It was the first time I ever had to get…… Continue reading Tell Her Moment
b-loop /blōop/ noun A lap around Humboldt Park. verb To complete a half marathon, marathon or ultra-marathon by running 1-mile loops around Humboldt Park in Milwaukee’s Bay View neighborhood on SATURDAY, APRIL 29. So that’s what I did. I liked it. I have a mentality that is okay with thirteen one mile loops, think swimming…… Continue reading Bloop