2021 Races

Madison Half Marathon
Madison, WI – 11/14/21

Ran just for fun, it was a cold and windy day but not as bad as predicted. I ran in my Glinda the Good Witch outfit, complete with bubble gun. The bubbles worked  all the way to the finish! Final time, 1:49:37.

Door County Half Marathon
Peninsula State Park, WI – 10/30/21

Beautiful race on the door county peninsula, fall colors and great weather.  I ran a 1:45:23, which I was quite happy with.

Grand Canyon Rim 2 Rim
Grand Canyon, AZ – 10/11/21

Not a race, but an epic day nonetheless. I ran from the north rim of the Grand Canyon, down to the Colorado River, and then hiked up the other side to the south rim.  25 miles and it took about 6 and a half hours moving time (8-9 hours with stops and photos).  An amazing experience.

Ziegler Wine 5k
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin – 9/25/21

It was my wife’s 65th birthday and I ran/walked the 5K with her and then we had wine!

Ironman 70.3 World Championships
St George, Utah – 9/18/21

Just a crazy race. Rain, wind, hail, and then some heat on the run. And hills. Lots of hills. I’d trained a long time for this one, and it blew up pretty spectacularly on the run.  Ended up walking a good portion of the last 10 miles, and had the longest half iron time of my career, 6:25:22. I did get to high five my mom as I ran down the finish chute and she was cheering me.

Sputnikfest 5k
Manitowoc, Wisconsin – 9/11/21

Fun little 5k I ran with my wife. We wore Jane and Judy Jetson costumes to be part of the space theme.

4Women Triathlon
Hopkins, Minnesota – 8/21/21

A small women’s only tri we did a road trip to.  Perfect weather and a fun race, I was second woman overall in 1:05:20. 600 yard swim, 12.5 mile bike, 5k run.

Iron Girl Triathlon
Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin – 8/14/21

I did this with my wife, her longest open water swim in a tri ever. Was proud to finish with her.

USAT Triathlon Nationals
Milwaukee, Wisconsin – 8/7/21

A warm race, but I felt like I did well. Finished 15th in my age group against some really fast women. 2:29:45 total time.

Screw City Duathlon
Rockford, IL – 7/25/21

Did this as a relay with my wife, I biked and she ran.

Door County Sprint Tri
Egg Harbor, Wisconsin – 7/17/21

Fun short race in northeast Wisconsin. 400m swim, 18 mile bike, 5k run. I was 9th overall woman in 1:21:08

Evansville 10k
Evansville, Wisconsin – 7/4/21

Fourth of July race just south of Madison. I ran a 48:28 on a pretty warm day, and was second overall woman.

Madison Aquathon
Madison, Wisconsin – 6/3/21

1000m swim, 5k run. It was warm and windy, but the water wasn’t cold. Had a fun time.

Chocoholic 10k
Burlington, Wisconsin – 5/30/21

Fun race in southeastern Wisconsin. I ran 47:08, good for second woman overall.

Salute the Troops 5k
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin – 5/29/21

Ran this with Suellen, as the start of a double 5k weekend.

Fort to Fort 5 miler
Mackinac Island, MI – 5/15/21

Crazy hilly but pretty race on the island, I ran it in a War of 1812 soldier costume. 37:58, and third woman overall.

St George Ironman 70.3
St George, UT – 5/1/21

Travelled to southern Utah for the first big race in a long time. It was a hot day (92 degrees in the afternoon!) and a very challenging course. I didn’t do as well as I hoped, but it was still quite an experience. My final time was 5:58:57, and 10th in my age group.