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2014: Complete Ironman Oceanside 70.3--and finish strong! Complete my first century bike ride. Do another 2.4 mile ocean swim. Most of all, have fun & stay fit!

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  • 6 miles
  • 01:10 time
  • 909 calories
  • 1 workouts
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  1. RUN
    good Hot Buttered Run 10k 6.07 mi 01:10 11:31 pace

    My son's first 10k! So much fun. The first four miles we stuck to my 2 minutes run /30 second walk. At mile 4 he tired and we changed it to 90 seconds walk. Then his ankle hurt and we had to s... read more

  2. VELO
    trainer and then some 13 mi 01:00 13.0mph pace

    Distance estimated Weird cycling day. My local biking buddies all had plans, and I didn't ask my cycling buddies who don't live near me to meet up because I'm in a time crunch. My d... read more

    • Frederick Hi-five

      I've had that feeling on occasion, too...sometimes downright terrifying. Thankfully not often... Then again, you did 13 miles...maybe go for just 12 or 14 and skip 13 like elevators...
      Nice ride! Have fun this afternoon at the Nutcracker...

      1 day ago

    • Show 4 more comments...
    • Marianne Z.
      Marianne Z.

      You did the right thing. There will be many days for other bike rides. Maybe the traffic was heavy and you sensed precaution was necessary. Good that you didn't push it.

      1 day ago Like

    • Tabatha H.
      Tabatha H.

      Smart to listen to your instinct. Hope your daughter enjoyed herself.

      1 day ago Like

  3. RUN
    great getting it in 4 mi 00:45 11:18 pace

    Did the first mile with Padfoot , then did the last 3 alone.

  4. RUN
    great around the 'hood 3.1 mi 00:35 11:12 pace

    Wanted to swim but a time crunch didn't allow. :( Had a great run instead. Did the first mile with Padfoot, then dropped him off at home and did the next 2 on my own.

    Doing what I can. Th... read more

  5. RUN
    great perfection 5.32 mi 01:00 11:16 pace

    Wow. One of those elusive runs. As perfect as a run gets for me. Did my 2 minute run/30 second walk throughout. Felt strong and fierce, and the most minimal pain ever. Probably means I'm ... read more

    • Gwyn

      No, no, just run with it. Literally and figuratively!

      7 days ago Like2 people

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    • Barb

      This is AWESOME. I love runs like that and it makes me happy to hear you had one. :)

      7 days ago Like

    • Helene W.
      Helene W. Great Performance
      Great Performance:

      Think POSITIVE, young lady! Your next run will be even better!

      6 days ago

  6. A new friend just joined DM---please help me welcome Marianne!

    • Leo D.
      Leo D.

      I always preferred Marianne to Ginger.

      7 days ago Like3 people

    • Marianne Z.
      Marianne Z.

      Hi everyone! Thanks Sugarmagnolia! I hope you all help keep me accountable. I really want to keep the momentum going. Just had a IT Band injury but --no excuses-- I'm planning a week of yoga and swimming, before easing back to biking and running. Hoping to be ready for Vineman 70.3 this summer. (PS Thanks Leo D. I always wanted to be Ginger though.)

      7 days ago Like1 person

    • Leo D.
      Leo D.

      Yes, but growing up in Hollywood you learn to not get enamored with all that's glitter and gold.

      7 days ago Like1 person

  7. swim
    great Sunday Swim 2000 yd

    40 lap swim. Met up with Steve S. and Onci A. which always makes it more fun.

    3x200 warm up (swim, fists, pull, swim)
    4x100 controlled breathing (left, 3s, right, 9s)
    3x200 speedwork (100 cruise, ... read more

  8. VELO
    great trainer ride 12 mi 00:54 13.3mph pace

    Trainer ride. Distance estimated. The rain foiled my plans to bike with my friends today, so I got on the trainer. I haven't been on it since March, and I can't say I missed it. :) Di... read more

    • Steve S.
      Steve S.

      What was wrong with outside today? A bit wet, but otherwise okay. No downpours.

      8 days ago Like

    • Sugarmagnolia

      It rained here thIs morning just as I was making a decision.

      8 days ago Like

    • Leah

      Weird it poured here this AM . Then it looked like it was clearing and rained again . I went out at 11ish . Great work on the trainer Sug :))

      8 days ago Like

  9. RUN
    great rain run 4.01 mi 00:46 11:23 pace

    A glorious run in a downpour. Nothing like it, right?

  10. My recap of the Annapolis Running Classic Half Marathon is finally up....

  11. RUN
    great out-and-back 3 mi 00:36 11:56 pace

    Run with Padfoot. I haven't run with him in forever, and probably shouldn't have re-started with 3 miles. Poor dog.

  12. swim
    short speed set 2200 yd

    44 yard swim

    3x200 warm up
    2x200 free (as 50 easy, 50 faster, 50 fast, 50 easy)
    500 mini swim test (11:22)
    2x250 pull
    100 pull with buoy between ankles (won't do this again, hurts my hip)
    100... read more

  13. RUN
    good transition run 0.5 mi 00:05:26 10:52 pace

    Quick run off the bike

  14. VELO
    good Scripps Poway Parkway 20.07 mi 01:44 11.6mph pace

    I SWEAR I was faster than this! Oh well. Met up with someone new who I met through Tri Club. She's also doing Vineman 70.3 next year and is my speed. Went up Scripps Poway Parkway and back.... read more

  15. swim
    great base building 2400 yd

    48 lap swim. Boy, do I feel slow in the water these days!

    600 warm up
    4x75 drill/swim/drill (fists)
    4x75 drill/swim/drill (catch-ups)
    200 free
    4x100 controlled breathing (left, right, 7s, 9s)

  16. RUN
    Miramar Lake with the boy 5 mi 01:03 12:34 pace

    My son, who has been rocking 5ks, wants to do his first 10k in two weeks. As he's never run farther than 3.1, we went to the lake for a 5 mile loop. He did great! Lots of walk breaks, which w... read more

  17. VELO
    great oh, the people you meet..... 30.91 mi 02:23 13.0mph pace

    Rode with new peeps! Met a man at my temple who also bikes, and he invited me to join him. Went with him and one of his friends. Met at Sorrento Valley, biked up the coast to Carlsbad, then turn... read more

    • Steve S.
      Steve S.

      Awesome. I was impressed when I met two guys riding from British Columbia to the US/Mex boarder. I can't imagine riding through some of those countries. I'll shoot you a message on chain rings and speed.

      14 days ago Like

    • Runninglove

      Great job!

      14 days ago Like

    • Helene W.
      Helene W. Great Performance
      Great Performance:

      Great ride today, Sug. There are some "young, immortal, invincible" people out there for sure!

      14 days ago

  18. swim
    great mental training 2000 yd

    40 lap swim.

    I did NOT want to swim today. In fact, I sat in my car at the gym for about 10 minutes, debating, before I decided to suck it up and walk in. I realized that not only do I need to ke... read more

  19. RUN
    great local loop 3 mi 00:34 11:20 pace

    Rain cleared up, so it's warmer than I expected---and humid! Still a nice 3 miler. Did my usual run/walk ratio. Pain better today than on Monday's run.

    • Steve S.
      Steve S.

      Nice! Glad the pain was down.

      18 days ago Like

    • Jill F.
      Jill F.

      Glad the rain cleared up for you and that the pain was improved!

      18 days ago Like

    • Gwyn

      As much as I dislike humidity, after just getting home from a real feel run of 24 degrees, that sounds kinda lovely! Nice run!

      17 days ago Like

    • Helene W.
      Helene W. Nice Job
      Nice Job:

      Good pace too!

      17 days ago

  20. swim
    great Rain Swim 2000 yd

    40 lap swim, in the rain, which is fun. Have not been swimming much at all lately, maybe once in the past month. Trying to heal my shoulder and upper back. Upper back felt great---shoulder a littl... read more