I donned a wetsuit in preparation for a 15 minute (or so) open water swim (as part of my pre-race brick). The suit felt quite snug which worried me a little. Sure enough, as soon as I took off swimming, it was EXTREMELY painful. Every couple of strokes I could feel a pop and a crackle (which I’m still trying to figure out) which resulted in a sharp pain. I hadn’t even gone 100 meters and I had to turn around to head back to the shore.
That’s what it seemed like racing the XTERRA West Cup at Lake Las Vegas. Mars. Arid, rocky, sandy terrain. Most of the course, with the
So you think you’re alone out there in triathlete land? True: many triathletes do train alone. However, you’re never really alone. Even though you may
Big shout out to all of the winners of the Carolina Sticks-n-Stones 5k and 10k trail race. Actually, everyone who raced on Saturday were winners.
From a personal note, I’ve been selected to race on the MelRad Racing team. This team of 3 professional and 11 amateur athletes to race