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Bike for Sale - Giant Trinity Alliance 1 Leave a comment Read more »

Bike for Sale – Giant Trinity Alliance 1

Here it is!  My bike for sale!  If you are looking for a good value in a well-made and well-equipped bike…..THIS IS IT!  This bike has been well-maintained at local Southern Utah bike shops.  This is one of 3 bikes I will be posting for…


"Dos Cajones" and a "Spare Tire" - Expedition St. George 50 Mile Team Relay Leave a comment Read more »

“Dos Cajones” and a “Spare Tire” – Expedition St. George 50 Mile Team Relay

Relays are the new “hip” thing in running races!  Everyone can join a team.  Fast, slow, veteran or newbie.  There is a place for EVERYONE in a relay.  You cram a team of 2 to 5 teammates into one vehicle and run your little hearts…


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My Week as a Full-Time Triath-a-Mom – Ironman Training Week 5

This Week in Numbers Swim:  9900 yards Bike:  76.48 Run:  31.89 (18 of those for Expedition Relay!) Total Time:  13:32:23 As you can see it was quite a BIG week as far as training numbers go.  Actually one of my biggest weeks ever!  It’s amazing…


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Ironman Training Week 4 – In a Quest for Pie

This Week in Numbers Swim:  9400m Bike:  61.73 miles (all indoors) Run:  24.37 miles Total:  12:26:38 Thanksgiving………..My yearly quest for pie 🙂  I LOVE PIE and had full intention on eating plenty of it this week along with our traditional Thanksgiving fare 🙂  The week…


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Ironman Training Week 3 – So Much to be Thankful For!

This Week in Numbers Swim:  8800 meters Bike:  39.71 (All indoors) Run:  25.58 Total Time:  10:22:30 Coming off of a terrible race at SHAC last week, things had to be better this week.  After a much-needed rest day on Sunday, I was ready for another…


SHAC Turkey Triathlon - It's Just for Fun Right????? 3 Comments Read more »

SHAC Turkey Triathlon – It’s Just for Fun Right?????

I’m not exactly sure where to start on this one……………..It was a rough day. This week was my second week of base training for Ironman St. George.  My weeks are full of  2 hours of training every day, usually within pretty moderate heart rate ranges.…


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Ironman Training Week 2 – This is a Test

This Week in Numbers Swim:  8500 meters Bike:  60.49 miles Run:  24.33 miles 1 Short Sprint Distance Triathlon 2 VO2 Max Tests Total Time:  10:54:56 (not counting testing) After week one I was really feeling good, but things caught up with me just a bit…


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Ironman Training Week 1 Beep! Beep! Beep!

So it has begun.  My personal quest for Ironman began this week with a fresh training plan from Coach M.  Here’s how it all came together over 6 days of training. Swim:  8050 meters Bike:  70.75 miles Run:  19.94 miles Total Training Time:  10 hours…


Racing for a Cause - Save-a-Sister 5k/10k 2 Comments Read more »

Racing for a Cause – Save-a-Sister 5k/10k

October is wonderful…….No one in St. George can dispute that!  With perfect weather, racing opportunities every weekend, what’s not to love 🙂  Of course, October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Organizations, businesses and individuals rally around a single, and very pink cause………To Raise Money…


Pumpkinman 2011 - "You Gotta Be Kidding Me!" 5 Comments Read more »

Pumpkinman 2011 – “You Gotta Be Kidding Me!”

I was at the final turnaround of the run course.  I had tried to work the slight downhill portions on the way out to make sure to keep my lead after passing the one girl in front of me.  I glanced around and she was…


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