What does a triathlete look like?

What Does a Triathlete Look Like?

The truth is, just as all skiers don’t look like Mikaela Shiffrin, all triathletes don’t look like Gwen Jorgensen. I’d like to put the notion that triathlon is just for the pros and uber fit finance dudes to rest. Triathletes look like this and this, and like me. In short, they look like all of us! To that end, I’ve recruited a few amazing triathletes to share their stories, to show all of us what a triathlete looks like, and maybe (just mayyyyyyyybe) to inspire you to try your first triathlon.

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It’s more fun with friends

While the injection of vitamin D was cause enough, the real reason I headed south was to run the Key West Half Marathon with my wonderful cousin Marissa! She had let on earlier this year that she’d started running long distance, and man if I didn’t seize on that like a fly to honey. I got a promo email for the Key West Half, and was like “Girl, want to run this with me??” She kindly obliged, and suddenly I had a reason to up my mileage.

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My overzealous 2018 goals

Charting a Course for 2018

Every time I think about writing this post, I get totally jazzed; however, every time I sit down to write it, I hesitate. I’m a fairly confident person. I set goals every year. Somehow, putting them in writing for everyone to see requires a level of gumption that’s juuuuuust beyond my comfort level. Luckily (or unluckily) for you, I’ve decided that 2018 is a year for going after big dreams, so I might as well get comfy with discomfort. Aim high, fail hard, learn well, no?

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