Why is is that I feel so late to the game? Why is it that signing up for one event has stopped me dead in my tracks? Oh and WHY did I schedule that one event at the beginning of the season?
MAYBE I should’ve picked a 70.3 at the end of the summer.
So now that I’m a few weeks into training, I finally feel like I can settle in and pick some other races. I read my old post about how to pick races first!
We have a LOT going on this year with my baby sister’s wedding (she’s 27), kid’s school events and work so I guess I’ve just been trying to figure out what the heck is going on…
So what I know RIGHT NOW is this…
- April 23 – Try Tri – Edwardsville IL (Long Course – B race)
- April 29 – MAYBE Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville
- May 21 – Ironaman 70.3 Chattanooga (A race)
- May 27 – Herrinfesta Triathlon (Sprint – B race)
- July 09 – New Town Triathlon (Long Course – B race)
- July 16 – Ballwin Triathlon (Sprint – C race) OR Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago (half marathon)
- July 23 – Kirkwood Triathlon (Sprint – C race)
- August 28 – Sunset Hills Triathlon (Sprint – B race)
- Oct 16 – Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis (half marathon)
- Oct 29 – MAYBE Rock ‘n’ Roll LA (half marathon)
I know there are a LOT of maybe’s in there but like I’ve said before, that’s how I live my life right now. My priorities aren’t necessarily top of the heap all the time and that’s ok.
I’ve told my husband that Chattanooga is a priority and he knows I’m training for that but the rest are up for debate. Want to know how trainings going? So glad you asked. Here you go!
Why is this runner crossing over? Well, I’m just dipping my toe into some waters I used to play in. Triathlon has been in my blood for almost 10 years now and I got away from it while I was busy being a mom to two young kids. As they are growing up and growing more independent, I’m finding myself going back.
The bike was always something that scared me but I’m gaining confidence on the trainer and realized I could probably be doing more if I had the right tools. CycleOps is that tool! The Magnus is the trainer I’ll most likely get but the direct drive trainers have definitely peaked my interest.
AND if that weren’t enough tri talk for you, I’m saying good bye to Stella (not my new dog, my old bike). It’s served me well for almost ten years but I realize now that technology has come along way and my energy is best spent in gaining power not trying to just keep up. So in a week or so, I’ll be welcoming, this beauty into my house. She has yet to be named so give me your suggestions.
I got a really good deal on it through my local bike shop thanks to my membership in the St. Louis Tri club. So that’s the latest