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Kym's InstagramRunning when you can’t really run… I’ve been doing 10min “runs” in my basement. Normally the weekly track run is my one quality workout a week. So many times this morning I thought about not going or about quitting. Instead I ran with a much slower pace group and I’m so glad I did!Don’t confuse years with forever or never.I feel like I’ve been shoveling nonstop for days ❄️❄️❄️😮💨💪🏽I loved shoveling at 9 months pregnant and I still do!
Tag Archives: racing
Ta-Da! A swim workout!
A successful workout can be like pulling off a magic trick.* It can be a little surprising, leave me a little awestruck, and then I might feel pretty dang pleased with myself. The Point to LaPointe swim race is in … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged lake swimming, open water swimming, Point2LaPointe, pool swimming, racing, swimming, training 2 Comments
I confess, I have had strange race dreams that I never disclosed here. They’ve made funny stories but I never thought much of them. Until one of them took on a life of it’s own. But let’s start with … Continue reading
The Next Goal
What’s next after last years big race? What would be a good challenge? Seeking type two fun is what make me an athlete, it’s who I am. I’m contemplating a couple races. Not another Iron Tri. Not yet. Maybe do … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness, Uncategorized Tagged budgeting, challenge, goals, racing, running, triathlon, Type 2 Fun 1 Comment
The Last Three Miles: B2B race report part 3
“Why is she so happy?” A friend asked Will. “I’m on the run!” I told Will as I cruised by at an 8:00/mile pace. Generally friends and family would not be dismayed to see me smiling. They may have been less … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, challenge, finishing, first marathon, iron distance triathlon, racing, running, triathlon 6 Comments
Swim and Bike: B2B race report part 2
Saturday October 17th 2015 I was ready for my 4am alarm. I ate, stretched, and pooped – ahhhh – all the important stuff out of the way. Now to actually start the race. In the grand scheme of things, this part seems … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, biking, iron distance triathlon, race report, racing, swimming, triathlon 8 Comments
Long and Hard: B2B race report part 1
After three days of driving and camping we arrived at Wrightsville Beach for Beach2Battleship Iron Distance Triathlon. Woah – the ocean. As we stared at it I felt like Nemo stating the obvious “It’s big… and blue.” Which is also … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, race prep, race report, racing 8 Comments
Steeling Myself: Top 5 List of Pain and Fear
Just about everything is done and ready. My bike had its last tune up and Will epoxied a pad for my still sensitive arm. I even tried acupuncture to sooth my angry body and nerves. The cavernous rental minivan is just about … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, goals, Ironman Triathlon, lists, racing, road trip, stories, triathlon, Type 2 Fun 4 Comments
The Reluctant Report
I raced last week, but I don’t really want to talk about it. I want my life back. Three more months until I get my life back. Well, my non-triathlon life anyway. Big goals can take a lot of … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletics, Heart Of The Lakes Triathlon, race report, racing, training, triathlon, Type 2 Fun Leave a comment
Three reasons I feel like an athlete.
I’ve been second guessing myself. Who doesn’t? Ever since I did that crazy thing, paying an outlandish sum to do something even more outlandish. I’ve been wondering. How did I end up here? Do I belong here? This iron distance … Continue reading
Posted in Fitness Tagged athletes, athletics, Beach2Battleship Triathlon, challenge, coaching, iron distance triathlon, kymsfavorite, racing, training, triathlon 7 Comments
A blister and a race.
To continue illustrate my dedication to Type 2 Fun I have two announcements. One, I have a blister. I think it started two weeks ago. When I biked 45min in too many pants because it was below zero and my … Continue reading