Racing Free

IMAZ 70.3 recap: Simply put, it was a wonderful day, and an even better weekend. My swim was solid, the ride was fun, and the run was incredibly hot and exposed. But… that’s not all… you know I never keep anything simple.  I headed into this race with a...

Now What?

Racer or not, it is pretty normal to feel a big letdown after a much anticipated event. Whether it is a big trip, a celebration, or a massive life change, one of the hardest parts of feeling some of the highest highs is knowing that the crash afterward is so...

No Secrets in Racing

Many of you know that I raced the Ironman Wisconsin 70.3 on Saturday. This was half iron #22 for me, and I was beyond excited to return to my home race after a four year hiatus. My original goal (made last September) was to finally break the 5-hour mark in the...

Celebrating Your Personal Best

You might have seen that after running the Eau Claire half marathon a few weeks ago, I created a little social media buzz surrounding my “PR” at the distance.  The race was truly an amazing experience for me, complete with what endurance athletes call a “personal...

A Sleep Deprived Race Report

I did it. I am a 4X full Ironman finisher. And I conquered one of the toughest courses on the circuit.  Why did I chose this race? As you all know, I live to inspire others to come out of your comfort zones to promote personal growth and evolution— to feel fully...

Grateful I Competed

As some of you know by now, I had a successful day competing at the Ironman Arizona 70.3. It was many flavors of hard, as it always is. But I came away with a 5th age in my group podium spot and a World Championship qualification for next year. Mission...