Tri for the Y 2016

May 8, 2016 The Dream The day before the race, I spent the morning with my kids at NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association). Scott worked on the set for Xander’s play, and then he headed up for packet pick-up. We learned that I was to head out at 8:30 and Scott would begin […]

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Cayuga Lake Triathlon 2015

Family Fan Club The CLT tops my list for favorite events. Located just 3 miles from my house in the beautiful Taughannock Falls State Park, it is a beautiful location. It’s a time to see so many people I know out on the course! Friends, fellow Finger Lakes Running and Triathlon Company ambassadors, and of course my […]

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Time to Tri!

Only 3 days remain until the Cayuga Lake Triathlon. I’ve been in the lake 14 times since July 2nd. Prior to that I took an entire year of Total Immersion swim lessons with Shane Eversfield. During my self declared, “year of the swim” I’ve made new friends, learned to embrace the lake, and I’ve dramatically […]

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1st Group Swim

The CLT is fast approaching, and Anne, Katie and I found a night for our first group swim. We met at my house and then we drove down to Kathey’s to give it a go. I’ve been alternately dreading and looking forward to this. I’ve had several successful solo lake swims, but something about swimming with […]

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Lake Swim #4 – Success!

Time Pressure On Tuesday July 7th Elizabeth and her friend Alana wanted to kayak for me. Xander was again at his grandparent’s pool enjoying the warm weather we’ve been having. We had just over an hour to squeeze in a 4th lake swim for me. My goal with this swim was to start at the […]

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