Monthly Archives: June 2015

IMWI: Training Week 16 June 22 – June 28

Well this past week was interesting!  It started off with a left hip flexor issue and uncertainty that I would even be able to run, to 100% back to normal and a long run yesterday, so that was a good … Continue reading

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IMWI: Training Weeks 14 & 15 June 8 – June 21

I am behind on my weekly training updates, but am catching up now that I finally posted my Effingham race report.  I had a light training week the week after the race and then it was back to usual business … Continue reading

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Cutting Edge Classic Half Race Report: The Run

The Bike As soon as I ran out of transition I saw JMR and quickly gave him a thumbs down.  I really had to pee (which is a good sign that I was hydrated, I guess?) so I headed into … Continue reading

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Cutting Edge Classic Half Race Report: The Bike

The Swim I hopped on my bike, clipped into my pedals and was off!  After a mile or two I felt like I was moving pretty slow, I looked down to see if my front brake pads were rubbing but … Continue reading

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Cutting Edge Classic Half Race Report: The Swim

Pre-Race They weren’t joking about the seaweed/seaplants, ohmygoodness!!  It was wrapping around my arms and legs and covering my face!  I did very shallow strokes and NO kicking the entire time until finally I was clear of that area.  It … Continue reading

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Cutting Edge Classic Half Race Report: Pre-Race

Pre-Race: JMR and I arrived in Effingham around 4p as part of our ‘Epic Race Weekend’.  Once we checked into our hotel, I messed with some of my gear (greased chain, put yanks on my running shoes, laid out nutrition and … Continue reading

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IMWI: Training Week 13 June 1 – June 7

Week 13, the weekend especially, was very busy!  We had our ‘Epic Race Weekend’ this past weekend – I gave it that name because JMR was running a marathon that Saturday in South Bend, IN and I was racing a half-ironman on … Continue reading

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