North Shore Tri (part deux)

The weather tried its hardest on Sunday, August 15th to disappoint local triathletes again, but race organizers never wavered as the rain let up...

North Shore Triathlon

I’ve come to the conclusion this year that if it’s Sunday and raining in the Chicagoland area, it must be race day! Such was...

Fueling for Recovery

When you’re getting into higher training volume or intensities, or recovering from a race, what is your recuperation technique?  Do you have one?  Maximizing...

Experience Triathlon Sprint Tri (Pleasant Prairie, Wisc.)

Last week, triathletes in Chicago were hoping to get wet prior to the swim cancellation due to Lake Michigan water conditions.  This week, just...

Brookfield Zoo RunRun 5k with MyTeam Triumph

This weekend, I had the honor of keeping my normal racing apparel and shoes at home and donning the teeshirt of MyTeam Triumph at...

Naperville Trails Half Marathon

Over 600 runners gathered at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County on a rainy Sunday morning to run Naperville Trails Half Marathon, organized...

29th Annual Big Shoulders Swim

After a beach and watercraft advisory leading up to the race, organizers and participants breathed a sigh of relief after seeing relatively calm waters...

Ironman 70.3 World Championship (Nice, France)

It was a privilege to participate and complete this race. I am ecstatic to have raced among the fastest women in the sport. I...

Hidden Gem Half Marathon

This past Saturday, I had the absolute pleasure of being a part of the very first, and definitely not the last, Hidden Gem Half...

Special Needs Bags 101

You’ve spent months training for the big day:  Preparing your body for 140.6 miles and miles of swimming, biking and running.  You’ve survived your...