Only 2 weeks to go!!!

It was about this time last week I was really starting to get excited about all the cool summer activities I had coming up.  First Boston to see my sister graduate from Law School, then Placid for a mini training trip, Eagleman shortly after, and I had just signed up for QT2 Lake Placid camp…

Progress

People often ask me, “What’s your goal time for Placid?” My response continues to be the same. I don’t know. I think it’s foolish to make a prediction on something with so many variables out of your control and that’s so far away. I’ve seen it before, and in the end no one remembers what…

Shamrock Run

We’ve all had those freakouts, real or imagined of oversleeping a final exam or showing up late to an important job interview.  In my case, most recently, they’re usually race related; realizing my goggles are missing moments before the swim start or getting into T1 to find my bike has been replaced by a unicycle,…

Failure

“There is no failure except in no longer trying”                                                                  – Elbert Hubbard In 2002 as a college freshman I had two significant goals and I wrote them on a dry erase board next to my bed so that I could see them every morning when I woke up. 1) Graduate with a bachelors in…

Lockport Y10

I’ve been itching to race more and more these days, not just from a lack of competition, having done nothing significant since Ironman Muskoka 70.3 other than a Halloween 5k in the pouring rain, but from a growing excitement due to recent workout results to see where I am at after so many hours of…

Preface

About a year ago I started this blog thinking it would be a fun way to share my race season; writing race reports as well as posting pictures and results.  Turns out however that the whole writing thing is hard work, time consuming and easily outside my comfort zone, so when the notice came into…