Growing up, I called myself a swimmer. I did a few marathons, and called myself a runner. I now proudly call myself a triathlete. After competing in my first triathlon in 2012, I fell in love with the sport and began this amazing adventure. Follow me as I chase my dreams as a professional athlete!
When I saw the Boulder 70.3 listed as one of QT2 key team events this year, I knew it was one I wanted to do. I’ve always wanted to visit Colorado, and I even have family out there that I haven’t seen since they moved out from the East Coast years ago. Luckily, it fit well into my race schedule, about 6 weeks out from 70.3 World Champs, so I registered for… Read More
This race was my first triathlon of the year, and my first trip to the state of Texas. It was also one of QT2’s key team races for the year, so we had over 30 athletes racing!
So, it’s been quite a while since I posted. I’ve had about 4 different blog posts drafted, and I’m finally getting them up! It’s been a busy, but great beginning of the year. Let’s rewind a bit…
Happy New Year! Despite the name, I was not in fact hungover for this race! My NYE was pretty low-key, just spent hanging out with some friends. Luckily, this race didn’t start until 11:30am, so I could still stay up and enjoy the NYE festivities without sacrificing any sleep!
First, updates… Lots of stuff has been happening since I last posted in August! I’ve been busy with a new project at work, started my fall semester class, and had some fun weekends in Newport, Maine, and of course in Boston! In terms of training, I recovered from Timberman 70.3 and started getting ready for half marathon training. Additionally, I began really thinking seriously about where I wanted to go with triathlons. I had… Read More
I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since I signed up for this race, and it finally happened this past weekend! Last September, I decided to sign up for Timberman Ironman 70.3 at Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire as my goal race for 2012. At this point, I didn’t even have a bike, and I had been back in the pool for only a couple of weeks!
OK, I’m over 1 month late on this race recap, but better late than never, right? In June, a bunch of CRCers headed up to New Hampshire to run and volunteer at the Mt Washington Road Race. Mount Washington is the highest mountain in the Northeast, and the run takes place on the auto road that winds up to the top of the peak. The race is 7.6 miles long and… Read More
I completed my first triathlon! Overall, I can say it went smoothly and successfully. I had a lot of fun, and was happy with my final times and finishing place. Here’s the full race recap…
Last weekend was my first multi-sport race at the Wrentham Duathlon! This duathlon is pretty short – a 3 mile run, 11 mile bike, and 2 mile run, and a great race to start off the season! It was a beautiful day, and I had great support – my Mom, my sister and her boyfriend made the trip to watch me race.
The past two weekends, I competed in a four-day swim meet. I swam in most of the freestyle events (50, 100, 200, 500, and 1650) and a number of relays.