NYC Tri, Trek World, IRONMAN 70.3 Ecuador

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The past month has been pretty filled with traveling, racing, and a little bit of training. I first raced NYC triathlon on July 19th, a race I have always wanted to do but one that never fit my schedule. I first have to thank Katherine Kelly Lang for helping me with accommodations in the Big Apple. Whole Foods, Starbucks, and … Read More

Escape from Alcatraz and Challenge San Gil


The month of June has been a very fun few weeks of racing. I was fortunate enough to be invited to compete in the 35th annual Escape from Alcatraz triathlon. This was my second time competing in the race and I was excited to use things I learned from my first attempt. The field was small with only 10 women but had a … Read More

Three IM 70.3s and a win at St. Croix


So far in 2015 I have competed in 3 Ironman 70.3 events. I started off in Monterrey, MX, then to New Orleans, LA, and finally I just got home from St. Croix, VI. My first race in Monterrey resulted in a very disappointing DNF. I woke up sick with a cold the morning after arriving. I wanted to try and … Read More

2014 Season Recap & Thank You!


My 2014 triathlon season is over. After a week of refreshing my mind and body with family time, road trips, desserts and happy hours I am finally ready to review the year with you all and share my thoughts. This year was full of change. Coaching I started working with Dave Scott and the training was so different than anything … Read More

Hy-Vee 5150 Championship Race Report


This was my second year racing in the famous Hy-Vee triathlon. I was really looking forward to returning to Des Moines and seeing what I could put together on race day and also to see some close friends who were doing the Age Group Championship. The days leading up to the race were pretty easy. My new Scicon triathlon bag … Read More

Boulder Peak 5150 & Kansas 5150


The past two weekends I competed in two events- the Boulder Peak 5150 (3rd) and the Kansas 5150 (2nd). The Boulder Peak race was only 3 miles away from my house and I felt very prepared for it. I was coming off one of my best races in Syracuse and training was going well. Unfortunately, I ended up having one … Read More