Category Archives: Races

Almanzo100 recap, thoughts, and lessons learned…

First of all, watch this video—> Where do I even begin… Sometime back in January I decided to send in my postcard to ride the Almanzo100.  (If you didn’t watch the video above, do so now.) Why? Well, first of all, 100 … Continue reading

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TC10 Race Recap

Where do I begin? This is the least prepared I have ever been for a race.  I usually follow some sort of structure or training plan for running events.  I may not be super strict with my routine, but I … Continue reading

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Do NOT do as I do. Do as I say.

Only 5 days til the Twin Cities 10 mile… What was I thinking when I signed up for this race in July? I guess ideally I thought it would force me to start running again. Train. I have basically taken … Continue reading

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Cheq baby, Cheq baby, 1-2-3 Race Recap

31st Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival! Ryan and I (and a few 2500 or so of our closest friends) headed to Hayward, WI this weekend for our annual Chequamegon 40 race weekend.  This is always one of my favorite weekends of the year.  … Continue reading

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Kickapoo Kicker 2013 weekend recap…

It probably isn’t a good sign for how the weekend is going to go when you are 2 miles from home and the “check engine soon” light comes on…Yes, that is Ryan climbing inside the truck 🙂 2 1/2 hours later, a … Continue reading

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Monster Dash Half Race Recap

This was the largest event out all my races this year, and quite honestly the one I have been dreading the most.  (Well the last month anyway!)  There are 16,000 runner’s names on this “Wall of Terror”, and I think … Continue reading

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Chequamegon 40 Race Weekend Recap

Celebrating 30 years of fat! First and foremost, I am so thankful to have had the chance to race again this year.  The Chequamegon 40 is a lottery entry race.  4000+ people attempt to get one of the 1800 (ish) … Continue reading

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Two-wheeling Tuesday

It starts with a postcard. And a bike. Somewhere along the way, you need to train. Anyway and anywhere you can. Yes, even Target! You drag your kids along to get more time in the saddle. You are 4 days … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Duathlon Race Recap

December 2011- It all started with an intent to race and a registration fee. June-July 2012- I blew it off.  Just another race in the Monster Series for the year.  Blah. Blah. Blah. August 12- Panic set in.  “I have … Continue reading

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T-minus 2 days until the Minneapolis Duathlon

Run-Bike-Run 3.2 miles-15 miles- 3.2 miles Why do these run lengths have me terrified?!  I love the Duathlon.  It is actually where it all began.  See here.   I usually do the IronGirl Duathlon every September (or at least I have the past … Continue reading

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