Racing For Training

It’s been a year. Running, vacation, work, moving. It feels like I never really got into a rhythm. Just as I got into a set schedule it was immediately blasted apart with change. Now, well into October, I have a race that last year I felt extremely prepared for, The Fall 50. The Fall 50 […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

A Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Enjoy the day off with friends and family and remember all of those things you have to be thankful for this year. The weekend I moved out of my apartment in New York was the weekend of Thanksgiving. We had to check out the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. That morning […]

Pope Farm Sunflowers 2016

Pope Farm Conservancy is one of many gems that can be found around Madison, WI. Pope Farm is just outside of town in Middleton, WI and offers some amazing views and over 6 miles of trails. July 23-31 has been marked as Sunflowers days for 2016 where a half million flowers come to bloom! Check […]

Overdue Milk

Milkman 70.3 Recap Everyone knew going into race day that is was going to be hot. So I like many took the needed steps to hydrate a little more for this race. I started a few days early drinking lots of water and pediatric oral electrolyte solutions aka Pedialyte. I also preloaded with salt which […]

Answered Dreams Of 2016!

Capitol View Triathlon Race Recap The morning of Cap View started like most mornings in the triathlon world. I got up around 3:30am, ate my toast with peanut butter and did all the other morning things one typically would. The vehicle got packed with tri gear, bikes and human bodies and we were off. Getting […]

One Year Later

This coming Sunday marks one year since a chain of events changed my early summer race season. Capitol View Triathlon kind of hit the fan for me. A broken chain 20 minutes into the bike caused me to walk and walk for a solid hour in bike shoes. The walk of shame in the race […]

Raising Money For Charity

Fundraising. We’ve all heard of it and many of us have had to do it personally. From selling popcorn as a boy scout to cookies as a girl scout to everything else. We always sign up for fundraising thinking deep down it will be easy and that is just not the case. This year I […]