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January, February 2020 + Coronavirus

Again, it seems to have been a long break since my last blog post. I was supposed to be writing a race report for the Parris Island Triathlon this weekend, but things have really gone a bit wild in the first 2.5 months of 2020. To start the year, I woke up on January 1, […]

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November/December 2019 Reflections

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November/December 2019 Reflections

It feels like it’s been a while since I updated my athlete blog. The triathlon season finished for me in mid-October with The Dam Tri. I then did the Gran Fondo Hincapie in Greenville on October 19th. I intended to do the 80-mile Gran route, but I took a spill early in the descent down […]

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Interview with BodyUnited USA

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Interview with BodyUnited USA

Founder of BodyUnited USA Justin Collins was kind enough to ask me to be one of his first interviews in his new venture. BodyUnited is a community built around compassion, encouragement, sharing, and listening is the best way to help each other heal, get better, and reach our goals. Justin asked me to share my […]

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2019 Triathlon Season Reflections

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2019 Triathlon Season Reflections

Let me start by saying that I’m incredibly grateful to have had an exciting, and healthy, 2019 triathlon season. It wouldn’t have been so successful without the support of my husband, the guidance of my coaches at TriMarni Coaching and Nutrition, the understanding of my clients, and me for taking care of myself and listening […]

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The Dam Tri 2019

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The Dam Tri 2019

I’m going to make this race recap short and sweet for the last triathlon of my 2019 season. The South Carolina Triathlon Series finishes up every year with this sprinternational distance at the Lake Murray Dam. It tends to be a competitive field as athletes are vying for top points for their final series standings. […]

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IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta 2019

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IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta 2019

What a hot, humid, typical Augusta race! This was my second time doing IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta. The first was in 2016, only my second half Ironman ever. I finished in 5:50 then, and it absolutely broke me. I had to spend half an hour in the medical tent afterwards due to overheating, and just felt […]

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2019 ITU Age Group World Championships – Standard Distance

This was my first World Championship experience, but I hope it’s not my last! The ITU Age Group World Championships was part of the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne and included age group races in the sprint and standard distances, U23, Juniors, Para-triathlon, and Elite races. I qualified to represent Team USA by finishing […]

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Update on working with Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office

I wanted to give a quick update on my public awareness campaign in partnership with the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office. For a background on these efforts, take a moment to read my post about the origins of my drive to work with law enforcement to improve safety on our local roads. Since the original post […]

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USAT Age Group National Championships 2019

I sit here, a week after the USAT Age Group National Championships, trying to figure out what to write. I usually manage a race recap within a few days of the race because first, the excitement and motivation is still there, and second, the race is fresh in my mind. This time, I squeezed this […]

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Tri the Swamp Rabbit + Clemson Triathlon Race Recap

The first half of July was focused on getting some good training in after a challenging endurance camp with TriMarni in Greenville, SC. The South Carolina heat was in full effect – the thermometer temperature was always in the 90s with a feel-like temperature in the triple digits! I made sure to treat myself right […]

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