Sunday, April 12, 2009

Happy Easter

Had a great week of training. I am really ready to get it ramped up again. I have intentionally kept this spring pretty light so I don't burn out prior to November 22. That is still a long way off.

Looks like next weekend I am going to run the Fiesta 10k on Saturday and then follow it with the Fiesta Wildflower ride on Sunday. For those of you unaware, Fiesta is just another of San Antonio's excuses to have a BIG party. And a big party it is, it runs a couple of weeks with parades, fancy balls, an oyster bake, parties all over the city, The River Parade, The Battle of Flowers Parade and another parade I can't remember the name of right now. If you work downtown, you dread the next few weeks because it can get crazy traffic.

There is even a run on one of the parade routes before the parade....I think it is about a 5k - I am planning to try to run it just to say I ran a parade route....sounded like a good idea and something fun....maybe there will be crowds along the way.

Fun 3 hours of workout yesterday and a 50 minute run today after a swim/bike brick on Friday. Trying to figure out what I want to do tomorrow.

I am looking at buying a new seat for my road bike from There policies look awesome with a 6 month money back guarantee....I have also been very pleased with the response to several email questions. I will keep you all posted.

See you at the finish line.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

CapTexTri not too far off....

Just about 7 weeks to Cap Tex Tri - one of the biggest and best in the state of Texas. If you are close to Austin or can get there, this is definitely a great tri to do. It is on Memorial Day and is run right in downtown Austin. A great triathlon.

I have been swimming quite a bit lately and riding some as well as doing some spin classes. I have kept the running pretty light trying to let the hips/gluts loosen up before I start putting bigger mileage on them again.

My daughter had her next to last college golf tournament yesterday and today - they finished second. I can't believe she is 4 weeks from graduation. Just the other day she was......oh wait, that's a dad thing.

Shortly I will be beginning the IM training plan for IMAZ. I have friends doing IMCdA and they are all over long rides while I am doing almost nothing....I feel bad but I don't think they are going to worry about me during my long rides/runs in Sept/Oct.

Can't wait for the season to get rolling....I am doing the Fiesta Wildflower ride next weekend in San Antonio. Another well done event if you are in the area.

See you at the finish line.