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5 in 5


Just a few weeks ago I was wondering how much I would be able to race this season. I had not signed up for any races yet. My racing calendar was empty.

Well, things have changed. Quite drastically. I am now signed up for 5 races in the next 5 weeks. I am not sure how I got into this much trouble this fast. But I am determined to make the best of it and enjoy each race to the fullest.

Here is what I am going to be up to the next few weekends:


5/15
St. George Triathlon
sprint distance


5/22
Kida Relay
24 hour bike/run relay


5/29
Daybreak Triathlon
olympic distance


6/5
Salem Spring Triathlon
sprint distance


6/12
Cache Valley Triathlon
olympic distance

I am really excited for all of them! I have no experience racing this much and I am not sure how to recover/train in between. But I do know that it is going to be fun! I will definitely fill you in on the details...

I am really fortunate to have such great support. Huge thanks for making this possible go to

my family
PowerTri
racetri
TriUtah
BBSC

Now let the good times roll... Happy racing and training to everyone!

PS: For more information on each race, just click on its name.


Comments

Leslie said…
Whohoo! I didn't realize you were doing Cache. Still haven't done that one myself. You'll do great I'm sure. Would a win at each be awesome?? It would be......except at Salem maybe ;)

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