All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘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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    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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    Making The Jump From A Sprint To An Olympic Triathlon – Laura’s Story

    Have you done your first Sprint triathlon and are now ready to tackle an Olympic distance? Maybe you want to a new challenge, or your friend convinced you to train for a longer distnace. Maybe you want to do it as a celebration for a milestone birthday, …

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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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    Music City Sprint Triathlon Recap – Part I

    On Monday, someone asked what the numbers on my arm were, and I proudly told them I had just done a triathlon the day before. We chatted a few more minutes and then the conversation pretty much ended when she said,  with a horrified look on …

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    Race Day Biking Essentials + A Giveaway!

    Saturday is our first race of the season! We’re doing the Memphis in May Sprint Triathlon. To celebrate, we’re giving away an awesome Bento bike bag full of our favorite race day essentials. This Bento Box is one of the most handy things to have for …

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    Transition Areas Make Me Feel Like I’m In Middle School

    Let’s be honest, sometimes the sport of triathlon can be pretty intimidating. Despite having a bunch of triathlons under my belt, walking into the transition area on race day makes me feel like I’m in Middle School all over again. And for the record, I …

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    Race Recap – Nashvegas Sprint Triathlon Part II

    Remember what a hot and sunny day it was on the eve of our sprint triathlon? Well, on race day we were up at dawn, even though we weren’t sure if it was dawn because this is what the sky looked like: As we sipped …

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    Race Recap – Nashvegas Sprint Triathlon Part 1

    Here we are the day before the Nashvegas Sprint triathlon picking up our race packets. (I was soooo happy that I was able to switch my shift at the hospital or else I would’ve been working 12p-12a the night before the race!) Notice that it is …

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    Vineman 70.3 Triathlon

    Even though he got hit by a car (every bikers nightmare), Doug not only completed his first half-ironman, but he ROCKED IT! And he finished the race with a smile on his face! Having trained for and successfully finished 70.3 miles, Doug has some awesome triathlon …

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    Are You Ready For Your First Triathlon?

    Picture this: It’s the day before your first triathlon and you’re so excited, but also very nervous. You have been training faithfully and you feel ready to race. You load all of your gear in the car the night before because registration starts at 5:00 …

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