Entering Paradise, Tour de Marin Headlands and a new favorite

Entering Paradise, Tour de Marin Headlands and a new favorite
15 days till Vineman 70.3 I need to make up for some serious posting time. Let’s start with last weekend! Last Saturday I joined Jon and some of his tri club friends on a ride to Paradise Loop! People have often told me about this ride, as it is very scenic and beginner-cyclist friendly. Don’t ...

SF Half Marathon weekend 1

SF Half Marathon weekend
21 days till Vineman 70.3 Holy smokes, 3 weeks till my first 70.3! Apologies for slacking on posting. It’s ironic that this blog was started to document my journey toward the half iron, but as the weeks wind down, I find myself busier than ever and have less time to update all on my progress. ...

Missing my first race, and my first long solo ride

Missing my first race, and my first long solo ride
32 days until Vineman 70.3 It was bound to happen eventually. Less than 2 years into my racing “career” and I finally had to sit out a race. The IT band has been weighing on my mind, and although 2 weeks off the treadmill has given me enough time to feel fine in daily activities, ...

Long-forgotten GG bridge run and East Bay reservoir ride 1

Long-forgotten GG bridge run and East Bay reservoir ride
42 days till Vineman 70.3 That number scares me. Right now I feel so unprepared for July so this weekend I got my butt in action and knocked out some much needed training. Saturady morning I woke up and was pumped to go on my first training run in a really long time. I’m not ...