Yearly Archives: 2010


“When you are fatigued the first thing that goes is communication and the second thing is execution.” Amy Robertson Indiana University Field Hockey Coach I have been thinking quite a bit about fatigue as I recover from Ironman Wisconsin.  My … Continue reading

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Ironman Wisconsin Race Report

My first Ironman was Wisconsin in 2007 with a finishing time of 14:27.  Three years later and I finished in 13th place out of 129 women in my division with a 2 hour and 27 minute course PR.  The weather … Continue reading

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Ironman Wisconsin Plan

Okay, T-24.  You can follow our progress at My bib number is 2717 and Bob’s number is 1743.  Coach aka KT will be updating my twitter account during the race @fewoman.  I am not legally or personally liable for … Continue reading

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Ironman Wisconsin: Final Countdown

The time is getting short.  I am always amazed how much effort is required to get to an Ironman and to prepare for the “long catered training day.” I could tell you specifically what I packed but I think it … Continue reading

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Performance Anxiety

Last night our little group got together for an open water swim. Due to our differences in event focus this summer, we haven’t had much group training.  Sarah and Tatiana are off to represent the USA at the Olympic World … Continue reading

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Taper Continues

Is it possible to get faster with zero speed work? Affirmative. Injuries this season? Zero. Continue reading

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Gently Tapping the Brakes

In the brief moment when I knew I was going to die, my mind became veryclear.  I had two options; hit my cycling partner or hit the oncomingcar.  There was not much time for problem solving when you are riding … Continue reading

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The last month has been a challenging and rewarding training block.  I have almost lost count of how many “broken” Ironman’s I have completed.  What does a broken Ironman look like?  You train the distance (or more) of an Ironman … Continue reading

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Triathlon Camp: Ironman Wisconsin

This past weekend, Bobby V and I ventured to Madison for a three day camp with professional triathlete Blake Becker .  Bob found the camp and Gordo tweaked Blake’s program to match our needs.  We ended up exceeding the distance … Continue reading

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Race Report: Tri Indy

This is my third time competing in Tri Indy.  It is a unique urban event with a mile swim in a short narrow canal.  The popularity of the race has necessitated a switch to a time trial start similar to … Continue reading

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