WHAT AN AWESOME DAY!!! I LOVE THIS RACE!!! I have lots of photos and stories, so let's jump right into it! Our day started at 3AM...up... dressed... and in the car... drive from
|The Triathletes... Dave and Me at 6AM...|
|Body marking... our race number on our arm, a "T" on our righ calf for "triathlon" |
and our age on our left calf. I just have to point out...
those are some nice looking calf muscles... and, I'm the 41... ;-)
|Jeff and Me before the race. Although I was sick, poor Jeff was WAAAAAY sick...|
and he still drove me to the race, supported me and cheered... I love you, Sweetheart!!!
|There I am at the start... on the left... |
the funny virgins are the smiling gals to my left...
|Jeff caught me coming into the transition as I'm finishing my 5K run... |
|Just getting on the bike and heading out of transition and onto the race course!|
|Dave coming into transition after the bike... and he is POUNDING IT! |
Dave finished 109 for the men... 119 OVERALL!!! You'll be top 100
next year FOR SURE!!!
|MIMOSA TIME! My favorite post race tradition! |
Along with fresh strawberries, Jeff, Dave and Anna... PERFECT!
My overall time... 1:21:48...
I CUT MORE THAN 13 MINUTES
OFF LAST YEARS TIME of 1:35:02!!!
EVEN WITH THE FLU!
I finished 9th in my category!!!
TOP 10 IN MY GROUP!!!
The winning times in this category were the fastest in 3 years!
I finished 167 out of 352 women!
IN THE TOP 50%
Last year I finished 303 out of 385 women.
I was at 79% last year.
BIG GIRLS CAN RACE! I am THRILLED with my race and am back to training tomorrow for the next one!!! WOOOO HOOOOO! See you back here tomorrow for weekly photos!!!