I’ve done this same triathlon since high school and I think I love it more every time! While I didn’t have a personal best (like my husband and sister) I still had a good race and felt strong at the finish!
Right before the race my crew (or as I call them… my weasels) helped me set up in the transition area.
First up… 700 meter swim! I had a great one for me and ran fast to get my bike!
I usually smile for all my cute fans! I love that I had so many people cheering for me and taking care of these three.
Next up… the 12 mile bike!
I may have had a slight heart attack 3 miles in when I saw my husband getting back onto his bike! He was at the bottom of a steep hill with a sharp turn. I knew he fell… but I also knew if he was getting back on he was (probably) ok!
He later told me that he did a front flip on his bike, landed on his back, with just a few scratches and some soreness. He ended up taking the rest of the bike easier and had a great run! He beat his previous best time by 5+ minutes! So happy he is ok!
The run is definitely my favorite part of a triathlon even though I am tired and my legs were burning.
I felt like I gave the 3.1 miles my all and was happy at the finish!
During the race I thought about my sweet Denny running at his mile race the day before!
He ran one mile in 10:08!!
And yes, he starts/stops his own watch! HAHA! 🙂
I ended up getting first in my age group and Nate and Kate took home medals too! But I think she wears it best!
We showered (at the race) and were on the go again! 🙂
It’s crazy because the thing I want after a hard workout or race is Shakeology. It is the perfect post race food!
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