Bicycling, racing

El Tour de Mesa race report

El Tour de Mesa It had been almost 5 years since my first road bike race. It was El Tour de Tucson in 2015. I raced with my cousin Phil in honor of my late uncle. The race had been shortened to 56 miles and I crossed thefinishing after 4hours. Despite the rain in 2015… Continue reading El Tour de Mesa race report

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Ambassador, Bicycling, ironman, Outdoors, Running, swimming, Triathlon

Race Report: Ironman Santa Rosa

New Race Report! I hope you enjoy!

Ambassador, Bicycling, ironman, Triathlon

Thoughts with 10 days left

Current #mugmood:  I'm 10 days from Ironman Santa Rosa. Ahhh I'm looking forward to race day and a weekend in wine country.  My thoughts are all over the place and the race day dreams and "nightmares" have begun.  Last night I dreamt that I was late to packet pick up as they were closing down.… Continue reading Thoughts with 10 days left

ironman, Triathlon

I falter

This morning I missed my swim. Actually, I've missed many of my swims.  My bike was cut short, due to weather.  Due to weather... due to weather or due to me?  I keep asking myself: are my shortcomings something outside of my control or am I controlling my shortcomings? I contemplated my shortcomings and then… Continue reading I falter