Lake Stevens: Becoming serious triathletes

I didn’t know much about the Lake Stevens triathlon other than that it was at a nearby location, the right race distance, and the date worked well for us. So bingo, I signed us up for our second and final triathlon of the season. Scott was planning on participating as well, but unfortunately he waited …

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Training update: Highlights via haikus

After the Seafair Triathlon, we relaxed for about a week and then resumed training. Jeff and I are following a training plan for another Olympic distance triathlon that we plan to do next weekend. After that, the triathlon season is basically over (something about being too cold to swim outdoors during the winter). Then we …

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Seafair Triathlon: You have to start somewhere…

This was our first official race in our epic quest to complete a full Ironman triathlon next summer. I have completed a dozen or so short-to-moderate-distance triathlons in my past, but this was the first for my husband Jeff and my brother-in-law Scott. Jeff and I had been practicing the different disciplines and building our …

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