Life in San Diego

Sunday - October 13

Pack up gear. Awards lunch. Drive to my sister's house in Bristow (DC area). It was great spending the evening and night with her. My 2.5 year old niece is so cute!!

Saturday - October 12

Run
  • 10h 08m 32s
  • 52.40 miles
  • 11m 36s /Mi

Didn't add the 3-4 extra miles I ran due to getting off the course. ;-)

28:02:42
1st place female - the new female record holder for this course. Beat the old record by 20 minutes.
2nd place overall (yes, I beat all the males except for 1)
1st place overall out of the water (fastest swim split overall).
1st place overall on run (fastest run split overall).

Friday - October 11

Bike
  • 15h 07m 43s
  • 224.00 miles
  • 14.81 Mi/hr

All of bike listed under Friday.

Swim
  • 2h 19m 06s
  • 8448.00 yards
  • 01m 39s /100 yards
High temps in the mid 50's and RAIN! Miserable race conditions. Just miserable!

  • RACE DAY: Virginia Double Ironman Triathlon

Thursday - October 10

Raining and chilly. :-( Race prep. So glad Tammy and Fred are here with me. Exciting to share this experience with such wonderful friends.

Wednesday - October 9

Travel day. San Diego to Washington DC.

Tuesday - October 8

Bike
  • 1h 30m
  • 24.10 miles
  • 16.07 Mi/hr

Trainer - morning.

Skipped the brick run. Still having foot pain. A 20 minute run today is not going to really change the outcome of my race.

Monday - October 7

Swim
  • 28m
  • 1800.00 yards
  • -----

La Jolla Shores ocean swim.

Race week!!! Going to try to rest as much as possible this week. Almost packed. Just need to put in last minute things. WOW! This is a lot of gear/nutrition/stuff!

Meeting on base this morning for work. I have a 2nd interview today at lunch with UCSD.

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