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Engine 2 - 28 Day Challenge! (Day 1)
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      2 comments

Several people mentioned the Engine 2 Diet to my hubby during lots of talk at the SD100 - so we decided to check it out! Looks pretty straightforward - basically vegan, and everything on the site is free! Also, they have teamed up with Whol... Read more
Week 4 training recap
Monday, June 20, 2011      0 comments

My back was awesome all week! Saturday was SEA WORLD all day long! Pretty fun - we'll go again sometime :) Last day of school was Monday - my 14yo graduated from middle school - so he's off to HIGH SCHOOL next year! My 6yo is done with Kinderg... Read more
Week 3 training recap
Tuesday, June 14, 2011      0 comments

Last week my lower back was KILLING me!!!! I thought for sure that I would have to end up going in to see the chiro or something - but I also thought it might just be sore muscles. Saturday was my rest day and I certainly did rest - my back has ... Read more
Week 2 training recap
Monday, June 06, 2011      1 comments

Last week I realized that I need to switch up my workouts a little - Friday night in La Jolla just isn't going to work - waayyy too busy! Add to that Memorial Day weekend and my 6yo's bday present of going to Legoland, and this week had to be sm... Read more
Week 1 training recap
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      1 comments

I have a calendar that I set up with a 16-week training program for my triathlon in September. Last week was my first week on that calendar, and I'm going to blog a recap each week to go over how things went and what I did/didn't like. Firs... Read more
Ironkids San Diego - my son's triathlon report!
Sunday, May 22, 2011      5 comments

My 14yo son had his triathlon this morning - the Ironkids San Diego! My 14yo sister was also racing :) in his own words: "My Mom is making me write a story about my Tr... Read more
PCT 50 mile trail race - in my hubby's words
Saturday, May 21, 2011      1 comments

My hubby completed his first ultra/trail/50mile race on the 14th - here is his race recap. I'm so proud of his accomplishment and he totally rocked it! https://sparkpeo.hs.llnw
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TriRock - training plan
Thursday, May 19, 2011      2 comments

Anyone else starting to train, or in the middle of training for an olympic tri?? Let's cheer eachother on! I created a calendar for my 16-week training plan- 3 runs/week (hill, tempo, long) 4-5 rides/week (bike to work, one day up Torr... Read more
Prep thoughts for TriRock in September
Monday, May 09, 2011      0 comments

Looks like if I want to start a 16-week training plan, then I have to start in 2 weeks! lol To remind myself, here are my times from my first and only OlyTri - two years ago! Swim 1.5K - 47:51 T1 - 4:48 Bike 40K - 1:47:52 T2 - 1:... Read more
Spring Sprint official splits and happy dance :)
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      3 comments

Goals for my triathlon: swim .25 miles = 11 minutes bike 9 miles = 32 minutes run 3 miles = 30 minutes Actual Split Times! Swim .25 miles = 9:47 Bike 9 miles (plus both transitions) = 35:48 Run 3 miles = 29:47 (paces 2:25/1... Read more
Spring Sprint - official time :)
Monday, May 02, 2011      1 comments

Official time - 1:15:20 I placed 33 out of 66 in my age group - that's right where I wanted to be! Splits won't be posted until Wednesday, but it looks like for su... Read more
Spring Sprint Triathlon Race Recap
Sunday, May 01, 2011      7 comments

Lastnight was one of the worst nights of sleep I've had in a long time... all I dreamt about was transitions and would wake up after every transition lol. Eventually the clock said 4:25 so I went ahead and got up (5 minutes before the alarm). Br... Read more
Spring Sprint - this Sunday
Monday, April 25, 2011      1 comments

My sprint is on Sunday! I am ready for it - here are my goals: swim .25 miles = 11 minutes bike 9 miles = 32 minutes run 3 miles = 30 minutes I think I can beat all three of those actually - I am just not motivated to push myself fart... Read more
Motivation - where have you gone?
Friday, April 15, 2011      3 comments

I signed up for two triathlons this year - Spring Sprint on May 1st, and TriRock San Diego (olympic) in September! I had a training plan and was working through it gr... Read more
Virtual Races?
Friday, February 11, 2011      1 comments

So I found this while perusing blogs today: https://sparkpeo.hs.llnw
ace-home.asp I may have to sign up on these when I start running again! For now, I'm not running because I"M SICK and... Read more

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