5k

April 30, 2012 | 249 Comments

Over the weekend I managed my first 5k - running and walking.  I had a decent time for me and better than what I expected (43:23).  I was hoping for under 50 minutes and made it.  I also had a short cycling trip in the afternoon to ride in the community ride when Bo Jackson [...]

Post race

April 23, 2012 | 129 Comments

I finished my first race yesterday - an Aquabike - in 43:45.  It was freezing here compared to the normal April temps.  It was only 49 degrees when we began.  The pool swim was indoors but we had to run a good 1/4 mile back to the transition area and then I biked 6 miles.  [...]

checking in

April 11, 2012 | 67 Comments

It’s been a while since I posted. I’m on the road to recovery, but there is still a ways to go. I started trying to run again several weeks ago but it was too soon. Yesterday I ran a quarter mile though and today my coach had me do some sprints in [...]