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Hard Work is King

Before I get to my actual blog post I wanted to give a super short race report of the Chicago Marathon. Wanted around 2:40. Started off at about 2:45 pace. 418 more words


Quick -- I'm Geeking OUT

This morning I was riding the train; dressed my running clothes, reading¬†Runner’s World,¬†carrying my school supplies and a change of clothes in my big-triathlon bag from TYR, and balancing a cup of coffee in a tervis tumbler with a runner stuck inside of it. 182 more words

Erika's Ramblings

Chicago Triathlon

I took a break from my diverted ride to take some pictures of the triathletes. The race is capped at 1225 participants in various categories. This picture was taken across Lake Shore Drive from Buckingham Fountain. 23 more words


The Pooch

I saw this photo. My eyes were drawn immediately to that pooch. Yep. Right there for the world to see. And I cringed. Looking at it right now; still cringing… (Should I mention that it’s extra pooch-y because I’m kind of leaning over? 417 more words


Race Recap: 2015 Transamerica Chicago Triathlon

This was the second year that I & Ballou Skies Chi Tri teammates took part in the Chicago Triathlon. While we were anxious for the race & weather as Chicago’s weather has been quite interesting lately, we were all most nervous for the Open Water Swim, since the water temp dropped so drastically. 364 more words


Chicago Triatlon: My First Overall Win!!!!

Just typing that title gave me goosebumps. I am about 48 hours removed from winning the Chicago Triathlon and I am still digesting what that really means. 996 more words


Chicago Triathlon... Triple the Races, Triple the Fun!!

The Triple Challenge.

When there’s an option to make something that’s already difficult, more difficult, of course I’ll take it. I strive to challenge myself more and more everyday. 644 more words