Tri In The Buff 2021 Race Recap!

Surprise! I raced my first in-person triathlon of the year, competing in the always amazing Tri In The Buff. I raced this a few years ago with my friend Karstin, and decided two weeks before race start to sign up! Training for this sprint triathlon was a bit more laid back than typical for a [...]

Here We Go Again: Hyannis Triathlon 2

It typically starts with either a google chat message or text, often with a link to a website like New England Triathlon. This was the case back in January when my brother texted our thread that a September triathlon out on the cape was on the table. See exhibit A, B and C. Not only [...]

Exploring the Cape Cod Rail Trail

Taking advantage of optimal weather while we were out on Cape Cod, Ellie and I set out to conquer the Cape Cod Rail Trail this past week. The rail trail is probably the single greatest feature of Cape Cod—aside from the miles of beautiful sandy beaches, of course. Nearly uninterrupted, this well-maintained paved path [...]

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. [...]

Fascinating Look Into A Professional Triathlete’s Budget

I came across a SUPER interesting (ok I am a nerd) post about income / cost of being a professional triathlete. Professional triathlete Cody Beals, shoutout to Guelph, Ontario, has posted each year of his professional career his income and expenditures on his blog, and it is a really interesting read. Triathlon isn't exactly the [...]

To Train, or Not To Train at Race Distance?

I came across an interesting tweet from Hal Higdon, a juggernaut in the sport of running. Famous for both his writing at Runners World, coaching, as well as racing in the sport himself. I thought i'd share it here, as well as my own experiences at the half-marathon distance. https://twitter.com/higdonmarathon/status/1092497529520959489 To summarize - he is [...]

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