One thing that held me back from doing a triathlon for the longest time was not wanting to drop tons of ca$h for it. Between bike equipment, pool membership, registration fees, the race sure adds up! For my first triathlon, I bought EVERYTHING on a budget, and I wanted to share what exactly you’ll need for… Continue reading What to buy for a triathlon on a budget!
This was hands down one of the funnest races I’ve ever done! I don’t have my official time yet, but I came in around 4 hours. It’s crazy that this race took almost as long as a marathon, but I definitely felt easier on my body (not to say it wasn’t still super painful!). Day… Continue reading Jersey City Triathlon race recap
Hi blog! Okay, I think it’s FINALLY time for me to talk about this triathlon…seeing as it’s TOMORROW. This week was filled with a lot of last minute running around, buying gear, spare bike parts, etc. I definitely procrastinated this portion – I actually originally was going to bike without any spare parts, but then I envisioned… Continue reading Pre-race thoughts + poetry obsession + weeks 9, 10, 11 of training (finally!)
Hope you all had an amazing weekend!! Friday My weekend started off with hanging with my #1, Michelle. She came to Astoria and we went to my favorite beer garden, Bohemian Hall (I’ve mentioned it a few times on this blog, it just doesn’t get old 🙂 ). Michelle issued this funny snap chat. The… Continue reading Weekend highlights + my new biking coach + tri training real talk + training week 8
It’s been a fantastic week so far! I finally have had some time to breath for the first time in weeks. I have to remind myself that stressful times come in waves, and I just have to breath in the highs and be patient through the lows. Training has especially been great this week, mainly… Continue reading Treadmill highs + city of the sun
This weekend had a lot going on – the highlight: hiking in the Catskills! It always amazes me how much ground you can cover in a few short days. Overall, this weekend was just what I needed 🙂 Friday The beginning of the day was primarily planning for the hiking trip with Phil, Scott and Alex.… Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills + housebreaking + training week 7
What’s up! I’m currently blogging on my back porch – the sun is setting and I just ate a lovely home-cooked meal. Happy is an understatement. This week I’ve been back home in upstate NY ❤ It’s just been me, my mom, and my sis – and we’ve all been busy bees at home! My mom and… Continue reading Week in Po-town + knowing your limits