2013 Races

Hoover Dam Half Marathon
Boulder City, NV 12/14/2013

Tough race by Lake Mead, about half off-road.  Gorgeous scenery and a great view of the dam.  I finished the first overall woman, in 1:36:07, which was the female course record.

Georgetown Turkey Trot
Georgetown, TX 11/28/2013

A great Thanksgiving day 5 miler outside of Austin.  I had 5 mile PR in 33:07, and was 3rd woman overall.

Richmond Half Marathon
Richmond, VA 11/16/2013

Ran this with Suellen, she did really well and it was a very pretty course.

Monster Tri
Keller, TX 10/27/2013

Did this one in my “energizer bunny” costume, it was a fun way to end tri season.  I finished 1st woman overall.

Esprit de She Women’s Duathlon
McKinney, TX 10/26/2013

Crazy Halloween double-race weekend in Dallas/Ft. Worth. I did the long course du (5k/18mile/5k) and was first overall in a time of 1:31:21.

Palo Duro 20k Trail Race
Amarillo, TX 10/19/2013

Beautiful race in the second largest canyon in the U.S.  I finished 2nd woman overall in 1:41:27.

Garden 4 miler
Madison, WI 9/28/2013

Just a small local race while visiting family in Madison. I was 1st woman in 24:27 (course was short, I’m not that fast 🙂 ).

ITU Sprint Triathlon World Championships
London, England 9/13/2013

Rainy and technical on the bike, cold in the water. I actually had a decent race, despite being slow on the swim as usual.  15th in my age group in 1:18:18.

Tri-Rock Austin Sprint Tri
Austin TX 9/2/2013

Warmup before Sprint Tri Worlds, I won 1st woman in 1:23:10. 

Madison Mini Marathon 5k
Madison, WI 8/17/2013

Visiting family in Madison, we popped in on this 5k.  Hilly but great cool weather.  I ran a 19:50, good enough for 1st masters and 3rd overall.

ITU Sprint Duathlon World Championships
Ottawa, Canada 8/10/2013

My big race for the season.  I executed perfectly, felt strong the whole way, and won the gold medal for first place in my age group.  I was the 2nd woman overall, in a time of 1:05:55.

Georgetown Super Sprint Tri #2
Georgetown,TX 8/5/2013

Another good race at this local favorite, my tuneup for Du Worlds.  I was 1st woman and 3rd overall in 56:51.

Tri Pearl
San Antonio, TX 7/28/2013

Interesting urban tri with a pool swim.  It was warm, but I had a good race.  1st woman and 2nd overall in 1:13:40.

Marble Falls Sprint Tri
Marble Falls, TX 7/21/2013

Lots of hills! A good race, fun atmosphere.  I was 1st woman in the sprint, in 54:05.

Tri for Old Glory
San Marcos, TX 7/7/2013

Sprint tri down south of Austin, the swim was way long but I got to ride my new bike for the first time. Even with a stop to fix a water bottle problem on the bike, I was first woman in 1:11:31.

Bay of Fundy Marathon
Lubec, ME 6/23/2013

I crammed a full marathon training in 5 weeks and ran this race which started in the U.S. and ran into Canada and back.  Very hilly! But great scenery.  I was 4th in my age group in 3:34:47.

Utah Valley Half Marathon
Provo UT 6/8/2013

Nice downhill and cool weather, I placed 3rd masters in 1:32:56.  I was training for a marathon, so ran 9 miles “warmup” up the canyon to the start before the race.

Apple Duathlon
Sartell, MN 5/25/2013

A regional qualifier for the World Championships. Great course and very competitive.  I was 1st masters, 2nd woman overall in a time of 1:39:27.

Tri Girl Super Sprint Du
Houston TX 5/12/2013

Second race of the weekend, a short but sweet du.  I repeated my 1st overall win from the previous year, this time in 38:31.

Spa Girl Tri
San Antonio, TX 5/11/2013

Our “Crazy Mother’s Day” weekend, we did this race then a du in Houston the next day. I was 1st woman overall, in a time of 56:06.

Hammer Down Du
Abilene, TX 5/4/2013

Road trip! This was a small first year race, well run and fun. I  was first woman and 2nd overall in 53:43.

The Loop Trail 10k
Austin, TX 4/21/2013

Short but challenging, I ended up 1st masters in a time of 52:03.

Fast & Furious Du
Grand Prairie, TX 4/14/2013

The state duathlon championship, I had an amazing race and was 1st woman in 1:32:12.

Georgetown Super Sprint Tri #1
Georgetown TX 4/9/2013

A great local race, I defended my title and was 1st woman and 4th overall in 35:46.

Quick Like a Bunny 10k
Denver, CO 3/25/2013

The race we planned to do was cancelled by a blizzard, but we found this race that was still going on. It was insane, a full driving blizzard, but still a hoot.  I was first woman in 41:21 (course was short, no PR), in a very small field (about 10 showed up for the 10k).

Tough Cookies Du
Copperas Cove, TX  3/3/2013

I defended my title for the 3rd year, and was 1st overall. One of my favorite races ever.

Hot Chocolate 15k
Dallas, TX – 2/9/2013

Fun race at State Fair Park, I ran a 1:04:38, good enough for 2nd in my age group and 7th woman overall.

Bruises & Bandages Trail 5k

Had to find something fun & short after my DNF at Bandera, and this was just the ticket. I was 1st overall although I fell and broke my toe about a 1/4 mile from the end (got up and kept going, didn’t realize it was broken til I finished)

Bandera Trail 50k
Bandera, TX 1/7/2013

My attempt at my longest race ever, it didn’t go well.  Hot & humid for January and constant rain, with tons of mud to slog through.  I made it 23 miles before having to take my first DNF.