What’s in My Gym Bag: Swim Edition

What's in my Gym Bag: Swim Edition

I get questions from other athletes getting into swimming, biking or triathlon about my gear choices, so I decided to start a brief series, “What’s in my Gym Bag” where I go through the random gear that I use for my various workouts.  Today we kick it off with swimming! (Need tips on getting going with swimming? […]

 So I have this thing…

What's in my Gym Bag: Swim Edition

Great way to start a post, yeah? So I have this thing… About swimming.  I enjoy swimming, but I’ve got this thing: That it’s not worth swimming if it’s less than 2000 That it’s not worth swimming if I’m by myself I really enjoy Masters swim practices (I go to the ones hosted by Wellfit). […]

Lake Zurich Sprint Triathlon Race Recap

Lake Zurich Triathlon

Well, seeing as I have my next race this weekend, I should probably post the recap of my last race, right?!  I did the Lake Zurich Sprint Triathlon back in July, and overall it was a good close to my short sprint triathlon season this year. I went into this race with a bit of a laissez […]

Weekly Wrap – Jan 3

Weekly Wrap - New Year's 5K

Who else has holiday hangover?  Not a real hangover, but the mental fog from relaxing so much.  I hope it doesn’t cloud up too much– I start my new job tomorrow morning!  I’m linking up with Holly and Tricia for the Weekly Wrap. So what was I up to my last week of funemployment, better known as the week between […]

Ironman Wisconsin Race Report: Swim & Bike


Hopefully I can get this to you finished in record time compared to last year’s Ironman! (It took me a month to get the guts to write the Ironman Louisville Run Report!) Pre-Race I remember thinking that this race seemed “busier” than IMLOU.  I think it’s that I had more family coming to visit, and that almost […]