Challenge

Drank some water in the Hudson River

This is long because I wanted to write everything that happened but, I’ve emphasized where I thought might be useful for any newbies who attempts the NYC Triathlon. I woke up basically pinching myself about how well this race went. I enjoyed every moment. I completed the NYC triathlon on Sunday. A 1500m swim, 40K bike ride and a 10k (shortened to 8 for heat-related concerns). I haven’t felt so great about a race before but understandably it took awhile to get here. I wrote about  ...

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Challenge

My Open Water “tri”-matic experience

I akin this experience to skydiving where my body was reacting to my nervousness all the way to the ranch a few years ago. I had puked all the way on the car ride. However, it was also acceptance that this was going to be happening. I was going to do my first open water triathlon. I woke up at 5am to get my bearings. Mike suggested that we leave by 6am to get more than enough time to check in and relax (We both have similar standards when it comes to the day that we are racing. We like to  ...

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Fitness

Enjoying the Long Journey with Jerlyn Thomas

I’m on a podcast! I’ll like to thank Octane Athletic Performance for the opportunity to be on the podcast this week to talk about my journey in ultrarunning. You can listen here! [cincopa AgMAsZNzjdJE] I still owe you all a post about my recent races, my vacation to St. Croix in the past couple months and some other updates in my life! It has been a whirlwind! Stay tune!

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General

I vent therefore I am

I forgot when I stopped writing frequently. I think I lost interest the day a peer mentioned that I didn’t proofread. I don’t think he knew how condescending that comment was to me at the time. People actually read this? No, no way, I don’t. This was my blog. I had been blogging before blogging was even a term. “Screw you,” I wanted to say. He went on to say likened that I had taken English and knew grammar, yada, yada, yada…. I was aware. I was also  ...

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