• Race

I know, I know.  You haven't had enough of these year in reflection posts so I thought I would put another out there for you.  I like to take some time to reflect on a race or a training session.  Was it hard and what did I do good or bad?  Can I continue the good, can I change the bad?  I spend a lot of time thinking and getting to know myself better.  The theory is that the better I am the better I can make you.  It may work, it may not but I do know that when I smile at somebody they smile back.  So if...

  • Train

So on Sunday I went to my blog and saw something that I very rarely look at.  What I saw was the 70.3 Oceanside countdown.  I have not paid attention to this very much because of the DRC 1/2 Marathon and the Dallas White Rock Marathon.  My coach emailed me a couple of weeks ago to tell me that the training was going to ramp up because California was coming up.  It still never dawned on me what that meant. Then the number finally hit home.  On Sunday I saw 98.  As in 98 days away.  I was 14 weeks away from racing in my first 70.3 race....

  • Train

Adidas AdiZERO Tempo Shoes If you are a regular follower of my blog then you know I just bought a pair of Adidas AdiZERO Tempo Shoes.  If you are new, then you can go to my blog post here to read how these are going to get me to Boston. So today I was finally able to run in these wonderful looking shoes.  Since the shoes became available to me my training has involved time trials for swimming and cycling plus one rest day.  Needless to say I have been itching to put these bad boys to the test and see how they would perform.  Were ...

  • Train

You may or may not recall my purchase from RunOn! at the Dallas White Rock Marathon.  I had purchased some Adidas AdiZero shoes.  They were on the rack staring at me and saying....buy me!  On Friday I tried them on but did not purchase.  Went back to the expo on Saturday and low and behold....they were sold.  The store, being as awesome as they are, took my order and then sent the shoes from their Dallas store to their Coppell store. Yesterday I got the call.  Kinda like being in Triple A and having the manager call you into his offic...