50×4: New York! Boilermaker 15K

Welcome to the second post of 50×4: Fifty Bagels, Fifty Dates, Fifty Races, Fifty States! That’s right, folks: we're attempting to race in all fifty states (and DC and maybe some other places)!  New York: Utica's Boilermaker 15K, July 14, 2019. What a beaut.Giant copper kettles no longer in use at Saranac.Maybe we'll add fifty [...]

Triathlon Build Up! Adding Speed Work.

As of Friday afternoon, I have found myself in an interesting predicament where I am going to be racing the Rochester Triathlon in two weeks. Although this has been on my calendar all summer, the sudden reality of actually registering for it and committing to the race has sent me into a full-fledge training panic. [...]

Iceland Adventure Part 2! Waterfalls, Waterfalls, and More Waterfalls!

Gelfoss, Þingvellir, a tomato farm, rye bread baked by a geothermal lake . . . holy cow we did a lot in a few days! On day two of our trip, we woke up bright and early, threw on our yoga and thermal clothing, and headed to Þingvellir National Park for the highly anticipated snorkeling [...]

Iceland Adventure Day 1: Flying In, Battling Wind and Snow, and the Blue Lagoon!

And we're back! Sorry for the radio silence last week, but it was for a good reason! We were on vacation in Iceland! I most definitely don't have the forethought to write posts ahead of time and schedule them, so . . . sorry about that! On Monday, we arrived bright and early at the [...]

Weigh-In Wednesday March 6th, 2019: -6 on the 6th!

How on March 6th, is there a windchill of -6? Doesn't mother nature know we are hard at work, training for the first spring races of the season? Welcome to this weeks edition of Weigh-in Wednesday, where we pull the stats out of the database, and I send out harassing text messages to my friends [...]

March Challenge! Baltimore Inner Harbor to Red River Beach!

Happy Friday, and more importantly, happy March!!! We are almost to spring, although the recent dumping of snow in the northeast has us feeling otherwise. As February wrapped up, we finished our challenge strong and made it from Buffalo to Baltimore! This month, in order to encourage my parents to get their butts moving a [...]

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