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September 6, 2013

My First Sprint Triathlon: Training

Training for the Luray Sprint Triathlon

Every since I was a little kid, people have been telling me to get into triathlon’s but it was something I never got around to. This summer, at age 32, I signed up for my first Sprint Triathlon and man was it an amazing and tough learning experience.

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July 15, 2013

Brick Training: 15/1

Brick Training: 15 mile bike ride/1 mile run

I finally decided, with the encouragement of Tate, to get off my ass and do a brick workout. The goal was a 17 mile bike ride and 1 mile run. Not too big a deal, but I hadn’t attempted it yet so I was a bit nervous on how my legs would feel. 

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July 5, 2013

Time to Suit Up!

Zoot Sports Women's Performance Tri Racesuit

I took the plunge the other day and bought myself a Triathlon suit. I wanted to make sure I would be comfortable, look good, and have the least amount of work during the race.

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July 5, 2013

Beautiful Morning in the District

Beautiful Morning in the District

This morning I woke up exhausted, dehydrated, and lacking motivation. I sat around in my PJ’s debating with myself for 30 minutes if I should go for a run or continue to lounge. Finally around 7:30am I got off my butt and out of the house.

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July 3, 2013

The “Hill”

Running "The Hill" Around the Capitol Building

Yesterday I decided to go for a run after work. Monday and Tuesday were extremely long days at work and I just needed to blow off some steam.

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June 26, 2013

2.5 Miles Without Walking

Ran 2.5 Miles without Walking

Did it again! Yesterday my running crew and I went out for a run mid day and the original goal was 3.1 miles without walking. Didn’t quite make the goal, but for good reason.

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June 19, 2013

2 Miles Without Walking

Ran 2 miles without walking

Yesterday marked a positive step forward in my running training. With the help of the great Tate Srey and Dennis Bonilla as my running buddies, I was able to run 2.1 miles without walking.

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June 14, 2013

Training Has Begun

Training Has Begun - New Zoot Sports Shoes

So I decided to take the great leap and sign up for a sprint triathlon in August. Not only will this be a good push for me to keep getting in shape, it will also be a good mental challenge.

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