[my first sprint triathlon, or, that time my bike failed me]

Two weeks ago, I completed my first sprint triathlon. The difference between a sprint tri and a regular tri is the distance required for each portion. While distances vary with each race, the below is a general rule of thumb (courtesy of TotalTriathlon.com): Sprint Tri  Swim: 0.5 mile Bike: 12.4 miles Run: 5K   Regular Tri…

[review: di coffee bar]

Since my Examiner.com page wanted to play games and keep telling me I needed to either use Firefox or Chrome to publish (even though I tried to use both), I decided to move my coffeeshop reviews over here to avoid further headache. Today I visited DI Coffee Bar, a place which opened on Davis Island…

[sprint tri training]

This week marks the first official week of my sprint triathlon training. In a bout of “can-do” optimism that came off the heels of my Disney World Half PR, I thought it would be fun to challenge myself some more and sign up for a sprint tri. The race in question is the Tarpon Springs…

[my weird and wonderful relationship with the half marathon]

If I had to make my relationship with the half marathon Facebook official, I’d classify it as, “it’s complicated.” Back in 2013, I ran my first half mary, and I swore that would be my last. But then I ran the Nike Women’s Half Marathon in San Francisco last fall. And I PR’d at the…