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Ironman Louisville Race Report

This was supposed to be my “off” year of Ironman as I prepared for my big push in 2012 to a new age group (45-49).  After Wisconsin, I decided that if I really wanted 2012 to be my best effort, … 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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Race Report Part Tri: If at first you do succeed don’t tri again!

The melting point:  As I left the transition area, I hit a curve in the parking garage and Coach was positioned there to cheer me on the start of the Death March (aka Marathon).  I was tired, scared of the … Continue reading

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Race Report Part 2: Another day at the office…

Riding the bike down the helix was a bit of a challenge.  I concentrated on going slow and not taking out the spectators while looking for my support crew.  Coach reminded me that I saw her and shouted out to … Continue reading

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Race Report: 3:20am Wake up Call

The night before I attempted to eat my traditional pre race dinner of pizza.  I was so nervous that I spent most of the time trying not to be sick to my stomach.  We returned to the hotel and watched … Continue reading

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