Hit the road and air on Thursday for Houston, Texas for our second advisory board meeting for Women for Tri at Ironman Texas. I flew in a little later than some of the others, but had time for a lovely dinner and cocktail with my friend and Editor-in-Chief (and Women for Tri board member), Julia […]
Swim Bike Mom and TriFecta is now a USAT and Ironman club. We added TriFecta because we do have male members as well. Men and women of all abilities welcome! For SBM/TriFecta USAT Club: Please go here to fill out the very short survey so we can list you with USAT. For SBM/TriFecta Ironman Club: If you […]
Gulf Coast Triathlon What: Gulf Coast 70.3 Triathlon (There is also a Sprint race) Where: Panama City Beach, Florida – Edgewater Beach Resort When: May 9, 2015 (Mother’s Day Weekend) Distance: 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run Swim: Ocean, beach start Bike: Flat, windy Run: Flat, hot The Swim Bike Mom Race Report 2nd […]
I “sat down” with John Young (“the Hammer”) to get the scoop on what inspires him to “just keep moving forward” …all the way to Boston this year …and on to 140.6. His story is the epitome of crushing through barriers to acheive a dream. John is a 49 year-old LP (little person) who started competing in […]
Gulf Coast 70.3 in the books!
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A Little Feature on Another Mother Runner
Tips for Making the Open Water Less Intimidating
In this month's Triathlete Magazine...
"My first open-water training swim may have been one of the worst in the history of open-water swimming. The horrifying tale went something like this: 43 degrees outside, 62 degrees in the lake and my first time in a wetsuit. I knew the open water would be tough, but I was a good swimmer. I would be fine." Read more...
Proud to be a Member of the 2015 Klean Athlete Team
New Badass Mother Runner Book
Tales from Another Mother Runner was just released by the Mother Runners, and I have one of the essays featured in the book.
"In “I Just Try Really Hard,” Meredith Atwood writes about her inability to identify as a real runner and athlete, even after completing an ironman triathlon. Atwood describes her journey toward “learning to love the athletic me, the triathletic me, just me, right where I am.” The essay speaks to the lack of esteem that seems endemic among mother runners, who downplay their efforts, unwilling to believe that they are indeed what Bowen Shea and McDowell call “bad-assed mother runners” (or BAMR for short)." Read more...
What We Do
Being a Swim Bike Mom is sometimes the greatest challenge and gift. Love this poster from SBM, Kerri. #justkeepmovingforward!
Women for Tri: The Board Meeting
Incredibly honored (understatement) to be a part of the inaugural Women For Tri™ Board of Advisors. I am so in love with the sport of triathlon and am thrilled to take part in this initiative--to unite and empower female athletes of all ages and fitness levels, and to work to break down barriers to entry into triathlon. We had our first Board Meeting on Feburary 4. Go here to learn a little about what we hope to accomplish.
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