Posts Tagged 'half ironman'

My First 70.3…Turned 69.1

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My First 70.3…Turned 69.1

I’m fresh off my first half ironman race! I competed in IRONMAN 70.3 Austin last last Sunday, October 30th. After a week off after Age Group Nationals in mid-August, I put in a brief 10-week training cycle for the race. Cecilia put the idea in my head, and training for it followed suit – more on that here.

The Day Before the Race

I flew down on Friday afternoon so I had ample time to do pre-race scouting ...

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Austin City For My New Limits

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Austin City For My New Limits

This weekend I’m doing my first Half Ironman, Austin 70.3! Why Austin, you ask? Well, I had money to burn, and I heard that half Ironmans are an efficient way to do it. Just kidding! I wanted a challenge and always considered moving up in race distance.

The idea of Austin was planted by my friend and racewife, Cecilia. I told her we had to train together at least once a week if I signed up, and we ...

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