Sept. & Oct. Results

Sept 1st – Around the Crown 10K, Charlotte, NC Michael Vaccaro – 45:58 Sept 7th– 70.3 World Championships, Nice, France Kristen Nichols – 6:29 Sept 7th– Southend Shuffle 5K, Charlotte, NC Kim Berry – 35:36 Debby Byrnes – 48:44 Sept 8th– Ironman Wisconsin, Madison, WI Katie Malone – 12:31 – 7th AG Brad Fraedrich – 13:07 Sept 7th– Trifecta Sprint, Myrtle Beach, …

Nov. 2-3rd – Who is Racing…

A huge shout out to first time marathoner & super mom, Carolyn Wilson Baughman who will be achieving a life goal of racing the NYC marathon this weekend! As I chatted with her this morning I was reminded how special that enthusiasm is as we approach any FIRST in life. Life is about trying new things and stepping out of …

October 26-27th Who is Racing…

I love the variety we have going on this weekend! Gravel riding is really getting some traction and is fun as is the new emerging sport of SwimRun where you race as a team. These are both great examples of ways to stay fit and have fun in the off-season! Good luck to all of our team racing this weekend! …

SC Triathlon Series Winners

October 12th – SC Triathlon Series Year End Awards Open Women: Katie Malone – 2nd Abby Russell – 6th Open Masters Women: Beth Mullikin  – 1st Open Masters Men: Doug Lennon – 3rd Brad Fraedrich  – 4th Male 30-34: Will Wood – 2nd Male 35 – 39: Matthew Roland – 3rd Female 35-39: Alisen Bogner – 1st Female 40-44: Kim Parenti – 1st …

Oct. 19-20th Who is Racing…

As we head into another weekend of a variety of races I found myself reminding everyone to be relentlessly positive and find their focus. For each athlete this might mean something different but ultimately our mental muscle will decide how far we go and make the experience as grand we we each choose. Oct 19th – NC 70.3, Wilmington, NC …

Oct. 12-13th Who is Racing…

Tomorrow is the last race of the SC Triathlon Series and one that will bring out fierce competition as everyone works to improve their scores for the end of the year awards. It also serves as a great opportunity to look at the year and the growth you have had but more importantly to focus on the future. I find …

Strength Training for Triathletes; Build Resiliency, Boost Performance

OCTOBER 24th at 7PM – led by physical therapist Scott Kaylor. This is the season we all need to learn to be comfortable with strength training and by that I mean, DON’T BE AFRAID to learn proper lifting technique so you can get stronger! Discussion on benefits of strength training for triathletes and periodizationParticipate in movement assessments with exercise strategies …

Podcast

I had the pleasure of doing my second podcast with Greg Roedersheimer. This is about getting into triathlon and perfect for anyone considering the sport. I feel like we covered all the important parts! *The podcast is also available through Apple, GooglePlay, Spotify and Stitcher. https://suburbanfolk.podbean.com/mf/play/mgdsdt/Episode_005_-_Triathlon_Training_Basics.mp3 

Ironman Wisconsin Race Report

Our journey to Ironman Wisconsin started three years ago. I know by most standards that seems like an eternity but by Ironman standards it really is not. We (my husband and I) signed up as part of a group of athletes who all planned to race in 2018 but between illness, injury, life and lack of motivation maybe a quarter …

October 5th – Who is Racing…

Good luck to Cheryl Miller in her 5K this weekend. Last weekend she knocked out her first ever International Triathlon where she won her age group! This week she is running a little 5K in the middle of her long run. She also happens to be getting ready for the Goofy (that is a race at Disney where you do …