Tri for the Y

May 3, 2015 The last time I did the Tri for the Y Elizabeth was 7 years ago. It was 39 degrees and rainy. The kids were little, and Scott’s dad came to watch them in the morning as we groggily at our breakfast before heading out to the event. An event of this distance was a HUGE […]

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Total Immersion Week #6

Watching Perfect Form When you watch someone swimming using perfect form, your body thinks that it is swimming that way. One of the members of my class watched Shinji’s Total Immersion video  every day between the classes. Her stroke improved dramatically this week. Becoming Comfortable in the Space I admit, it was a week before I […]

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Green Lakes 50K

August 23, 2014 Training This whole journey started when my name wasn’t pulled for the NYC marathon lottery. Needing a new goal, I searched around for fall marathons and didn’t find anything screaming out to me. Scott and I were both bitten by the trail running bug when we watched my sister at the Western States […]

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The Power of a Team

This year will be the 4th time that I have signed up for the Cayuga Lake Triathlon (sprint distance). This started as one of our annual challenges, and has since turned into something that Scott and I just do annually. Since doing this for the first time, I’ve become a much stronger runner but I haven’t […]

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Cayuga Lake Triathlon 2013

August 5, 2013 Training This was my third time doing the Cayuga Lake Triathlon (Sprint Distance). I didn’t train well for it because my focus was the Wineglass Marathon. However, I did participate in the training ride and run organized by the Ithaca Triathlon Club and had a great morning ride/run with Brenda Michaud and […]

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