Category Archive for: ‘race day’

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    Music City Sprint Triathlon Race 2015 Recap – Davey’s Version

    Sometimes you won’t be as ready for races and you hope for. And sometimes races don’t go as smoothly as you hope for. But in the end, it should always be fun, and there’s always the next one. That’s one thing I love about the …

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    Enka-Biltmore Lake Sprint Triathlon Recap – Part 2

    We woke up to a foggy morning and rolled out of bed while it was still dark out. We were both pretty surprised by how fast we fell asleep and by how great we slept. Happy Anniversary to us! (We did this race on our …

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    Enka-Biltmore Lake Sprint Triathlon Recap – Part 1

    While we love doing local triathlons, both Davey and I really enjoy destination races too! You get to see parts of a city that you normally wouldn’t get to see and it’s a fun way to challenge yourself on a different course. Race weekend arrived …

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    How To Calm Pre-Race Jitters

    Whether your pre-race jitters keep you up at night or they keep you in line for the porta-potty on race day, being nervous before your first, or fiftieth, triathlon is totally normal. However, as normal as it is to feel nervous, we all wish we felt confident and …

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    Rock’n’Roll Country Music Half-Marathon Recap

    Last Saturday, my friend Lauren and I ran the Rock’n’Roll Country Music Half-Marathon. This race recap may be a little bit different than my other race reviews as it was one of the hardest races of my life… both mentally and physically. It was a …

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    What I Learned From IM Augusta 70.3

    I feel like I need a support group because I’m feeling depressed after the last (and biggest) triathlon race of the season, the IM Augusta 70.3. There’s a chill in the air, leaves are fluttering off the trees, and our season is officially over. And …

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    Augusta 70.3 Race Recap – Jess’s Version

    The most common way to start a race recap goes something like this: “Grab a cup of coffee and sit in a comfortable chair– you’re gonna be here for a while because this post is longggg.” Well, there’s no surprise here… this post will be …

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    Augusta 70.3 Pre-Race Recap – Part 1

    #Sorrynotsorry, but you are about to be barraged by all things Augusta 70.3! Aren’t you excited?! Let’s start off with the pre-race recap because it was actually pretty eventful. This past Sunday, as in 2 Sunday’s ago, not race day, Davey and I did our …

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    But First, Let Me Take A #Selfie

    Augusta 70.3 was freaking AWESOME! We’re working on the official race report, but first… here are some #selfies, because I’m sure you’re all dying to see some awkward “self photography”, right? Good, I knew you were! We probably should’ve packed Thursday night like good, organized triathletes, but …

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    The 2014 Riverbluff Olympic Triathlon Recap

    The Riverbluff Triathlon is one of our favorite races. This is the 3rd year we’ve done it and we always have a blast! The race has grown over the past few years, yet is still has that small town feel to it– everyone cheers each …

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    5 Things I Learned at the Chicago Triathlon – Davey’s Edition

    Like Jess said in her last post, we thought it would be cool to do our Chicago Triathlon race review in a different way. Ok, so many of these things I already knew, but it was good to reinforce them. Because, the truth is, sometime …

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    5 Awesome Things About The Chicago Triathlon – Jess’s Edition

    Instead of writing a typical race report where we blab about how we felt on the swim, bike and run, we thought it’d be fun to do a different type of race recap of our latest race, The Lifetime Chicago Olympic Triathlon. Davey and I are both going …

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    How Fast To Pedal During A Triathlon And How To Pedal Faster

    Do you want to ride faster? Sure, we all do! Did you ever see that commercial that said, “Do you want to make more money? Sure, we all do!” There’s a similar thought in the sport of triathlon: “Yes, I want to get faster, so …

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