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Does Not Quit Unless Forced To

18 Oct 2019 / in Ironman, Race Reports

Here is my race report for Ironman Chattanooga. My friends Anne, Kelly, and I arrived in Chattanooga on Wednesday. I was glad we came to town early. It’s a long haul on 2 airplanes from Seattle to get to Chattanooga and also a 3 hour time change. The town is small and manageable and everyone […]


19 Dec 2014 / in Ironman, Race Reports

  “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” T.S. Eliot    As I write this, it has been one month since my Ironman Arizona finish. Perhaps just a touch too long to write a blog about my experience, but it is definitely worth jotting down […]

Vancouver Marathon – Race Report

08 May 2013 / in Race Reports, Running

  What an experience.  My husband and I started our training more than 18 weeks ago.  On Sunday, May 5th, we finally got to put our training to the test in Vancouver.  I’ll give you two versions of the story.  My brief summary for those who just want the highlights… and then the longer version […]

Running Surprises

07 Mar 2013 / in Race Reports, Running

Sometimes it takes some surprises to shake you out of the doldrums. Going into week 10 of my training for the BMO Vancouver Marathon, I’m really glad we had scheduled to run in a race!  It was a nice change of pace from running solo and unsupported.  This past weekend’s run should have been a 10 […]

2011 Ironman 70.3 Texas Recap

19 Apr 2011 / in Race Reports

Several years ago, I was riding STP (the Seattle to Portland 2-day, double century bike ride) and on the first day, I got cat-called to from 2 guys in a white van.  Not a nice cat-call, mind you… it was something like:  “Hey, fat-ass, get out of the road.”  (I was not, obviously, in biker […]