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Monday, November 26, 2007

I Want to Swim!!!

Those are words you'll rarely hear me say.

In my two full triathlon summer seasons, here's how it works: I burn out toward September, and get sick of biking and swimming. Then I start running more and train for a half marathon. And then I do whatever on earth I feel like to stay in shape, treadmill, kickboxing, spinning classes, until March, when it's time to get back in the pool and dust off the road bike for another season.

But I have more ambitious goals now...... I'm training for a Half Ironman!!!!!



Yes, that's 1.2 miles of swimming, 56 miles of biking, and a 13.1 mile run.

This past season, I had no coach. But to do a half ironman, I definitely need one. So, I'm going back to my coach from Rochester, Mary Eggers of Train-This. She is a triathlete superstar and will be my online coach.

I've found a local masters swim group. And I want to swim! After the City of Angels half marathon on Sunday, I'm ready to start training for my first half ironman!!

4 comments:

Veg*Triathlete said...

Ooooooo! I see you picked the Vineman for your half-ironman! That's so exciting :-) It looks like one of the most beautiful 70.3 courses.

Good luck with your half-mary this weekend! Can't wait to read more about your training.

VeggieGirl said...

wow, your first half-Ironman?? how exciting!! Wishing you the best of luck!! :0)

Christie said...

Good luck with training :)

Nicole said...

Best of luck.