Where to start?? Let's see -- my last post was from Ironman AC 70.3 on 9/10/22. I had a TOUGH time recovering from that all out effort. The heat, dehydration and race effort led me to feel super sore and fatigued for about a week. I still had SO many races and events on my calendar that I really wanted to rebound quickly, but I really tried to listen to my body.
I had a super fun Crossfit competition on 10/8/2022.
I joined RunEatRalph's GAP relay team (10/15/22) at t
I’m having a hard time figuring out how to write this RR. I didn’t blog any training details beforehand.
Last year I did this exact race for my first 70.3. I trained well-ish. It was my first real foray into open water swimming. Turns out I’m a pretty okay swimmer. I spent a lot of time on the bike and got consistent with hitting 17-18 mph. Somewhere along the way I hurt my achilles/heel while running. I ran the race with an injured achilles and managed a 7th place in my AG while injured. 6
Our Gilda's Family Walk & 5k Run was in-person this year which I ran on Saturday, Sep 18th. Gilda's Club is a wonderful organization located in Royal Oak that provides free support and networking groups, educational lectures, workshops and social activities for cancer patients and their loved ones.
One of the women from our running group formed a fund raising team for the event. We had about 11 people associated with our run group sign up.
The race starts and finishes at our ci
I won a half marathon and set the Oklahoma female masters state record! I had an amazing race trip with my friends! Runners are the best people ever! Everything is wonderful!
I didn't run quite as fast as I'd have liked at T-Town, but 60 degrees in March is much warmer than 60 degrees in September. I was proud of my even pacing and solid performance running solo on a course with some tricky elevation. As per usual, I'd have preferred a 30-40 degree day, pacing partners, a