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 […]

Five Brands To Love


Happy Friday!   I’m linking up with Mary, Cynthia and Courtney today for the Friday Five!  This week we talk shopping!  My top five favorite brands are: 1. Coeur.  Naturally I love them as I’m an ambassador, and I think they’re doing great things to help promote women in triathlon – not only through their women’s […]

Puerto Rico 70.3 Race Report

PR70.3 Race Recap @ Lauren Runs

Well, it’s a rest week so I suppose I should work on finishing up my race report from the last race… especially since my next one (Shamrock Shuffle) is tomorrow! So here’s the vlog I did the day after the race: And for the details, you can read below. Going into the race— I was […]

Weekend Activities & Self-Care


This weekend was all about taking care of myself.  That and Valentine’s Day! Friday evening Mike and I went for a swim together at Sheridan Park Pool.  I don’t swim often on Friday evenings, but when I do, I enjoy focusing on the feeling of gliding in the water and doing some drills.  This was […]

Valentines Day Ideas for the Athletic Couple

Have an Active Valentines Day

Valentines day is a holiday full of chocolates, rich foods, and time with a special someone.  I’d like to share with you how you can celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special someone and keep it active. This is my husband Mike & I.  For those of you who know my husband, he’s an active guy. […]