Monthly Archives: September 2011

Switching gears

I focused mainly on sprint tris this summer and I’m ready for some longer distances. I haven’t run a marathon since 2009…geez.  Back then I was still really new to running anything over 7 miles and struggled following any sort … Continue reading

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Back to the real world

I didn’t realize how long it would take to feel like I was truly back to my routine.  Jet lag was this phrase I kept hearing people use and never understood until last week.  After the race on Saturday, we … Continue reading

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Race Report: 2011 ITU World Championships Age Group Sprint Triathlon

It’s over.  I’ve been anticipating this race for a year now and it’s actually done.  That was the most exciting triathlon I’ve ever competed in and any doubts I had disappeared completely.  Will I race at Worlds again?  I can’t … Continue reading

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Ready to Race in Beijing!

It’s been an incredible trip so far for both the cultural and athletic experiences.  I can’t believe I will be racing in less than 12 hours.  I’m sorry there haven’t been more posts but the internet has been finiky and I’ve … Continue reading

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Beijing: First Impressions

The flight was by far the longest I flown…14 hours from Washington, D.C. to Beijing. Surprisingly, it wasn’t that bad because we had books, movies, food, and got up to walk around. There were a few other competitors on our … Continue reading

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Ready for Beijing

A year ago I was joking with my boyfriend, Alvaro, and friend, Shay, about heading to China for the Age Group Sprint Triathlon World Championships.  Tomorrow we will be on a plane heading half way across the world. Last year … Continue reading

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