So first of all- the big news is I'm racing Ironman Wisconsin this weekend on September 8th! Last year, I had one of my best showings in Wisconsin (race report here) and I'm excited to get back to Madison, see my most wonderful homestay Joann, and give my very best this Sunday.
The good news is, I believe the very best I have to give is leaps better than my very best just a couple of months ago. After getting some things sorted with my health and having a full focused training block in Bend, OR I'm feeling more than ready and can't wait to get to the start line to see what I've got.
So, that's the NOW. Here's the last couple of weeks: Wrapped up time in Bend, Or with a massive 500-ish mile "bike week"
|Heading up McKenzie pass with Zoot teammate Jen Leubke|
|Sunset spin on the Evo roadie|
|the less glam side of bike week- trainer time!|
|enjoying a trail run out the front door|
After wrapping up the Bend block, we headed to Lake Tahoe, CA for a couple days at altitude and visiting with our friends, the Blancos... Enjoyed a beautiful lake swim in Donner Lake and a 5 hour ride on parts of the Ironman Lake Tahoe bike course and around the lake. (p.s. that Ironman course is NOT easy. not even close.)
|post 2.4 mi swim in Donner Lake|
|Coming around Emerald Bay on Lake Tahoe...|