Ringing in my 40th at Wildflower

Ringing in my 40th at Wildflower

Apr 14

Its been 2 years since Wildflower last made me her bitch.  After being thoroughly dominated by this course several times, you’d think I would have learned my lesson by now.  But she’s a evil seductress, a temptress, The Red Priestess of the triathlon world.  She draws you in with her beauty and then chews you up and spits you out.  And you can’t stop coming back for more....

Kona Inspired – A Vote For Kelly is a Vote for Mari.

Kona Inspired – A Vote For Kelly is a Vote for Mari.

Apr 29

In late 2012, Team In Training’s Ironteam Los Angeles lost one of our own when our dear friend and fellow teammate/athlete Marisela Echeverria was tragically taken from us in a bike accident as she trained for Ironman Arizona.  I have yet to write about this unbelievably painful loss on this blog.  Sometimes the words are just hard to come by, and this is one of those things that I found...

Training Update – Base 3, Week 2

Training Update – Base 3, Week 2

Mar 11

Another week of training in the books.  I cannot believe how quickly they are flying by!  As I look back at the past week, I’m encouraged by the fact that I was able to clock my highest volume of training so far in 2013 at just a hair over 11 hours.  But as I look at the date, the reality is setting in that I’m only 3 weeks out from Ironman California 70.3, and I’m not even...

A Look Back, New Goals, and New Beginnings

A Look Back, New Goals, and New Beginnings

Jan 26

So much has happened since my last post, I almost don’t know where to begin.  I guess I’ll start by saying that 2013 finds me healthy, happy, and in a very good place.  I’m training again (in a much lighter capacity than the same time last year), have my goals set, and most importantly am feeling strong, fit, and healthy. It took a lot of work to get to this point however,...