My first ever MRI…thankfully it was nothing serious!
Basil is a good helper after a sweaty workout!
Spending lots of time with my boyfriend…mat 🙂
Some serious #runlove with my 2 faves!! Bonus = running in SHORTS in Iowa…see the snow on the ground 😉
More #yogalove this month
Who’s ready to race?! I’m so excited to be on the Coeur Sports Ambassador Team again for 2016!!
Basil and Mya are dreaming of chasing the geese and swimming!
Family run off the bike!
“Just one more” hill for TRJ!!
Easy recovery ride in the courage cave with the boys!
Starting my day with my main squeeze and a new friend in the burbs of Chicago!
Lots of swim analyses done this month!
Outdoor #runlove in shorts!
First century ride in 2016!!
#runlove with friends is the best!
Drake 1/2 marathon is in the books! Official finish time = 1:54:23
Thanks Coach Hansen for the stroke analysis and guidance!!
Market to Market Relay fun!
Market to Market Relay Fun!
#solesistersweat and a podium finish at my first ever duathlon
Challenging our principal to an inflatable race on the last day of school.
Riding the open roads!
Yoga in the park!
#solesister + #bikelove = #perfectworld
DC trip with about 20 eighth graders
Swimming with the nieces between storms.
Milkman 70.3 race in Madison on a hot day!
Our first women’s only ride…SO MUCH FUN and amazing courage in these women!!
4th of July Century ride
#bikelove with amazing people!
Women’s only ride #2 for the year!
Teaching the twins how to ride their bikes without training wheels!
Swimming with 2 of my favorite girls!
Getting low fives from my nieces at the Okoboji Triathlon. Photo by Sarah Riley
The Iron Hippie’s Birthday Century Ride
Pool Shenanigans post birthday century ride!
128 miles on the Ironman Wisconsin bike course…EXCELLENT training weekend!
2.4 mile open water swim event in Madison
This is what happy looks like after a successful Ironman Wisconsin training camp!
Running through the jungle on a sweltering day!
Okoboji 3.5 mile Swim with Dad kayaking next to me
Outdoor 50 meter pool swimming is coming to an end.
Running with friends is always best!
Taking a trip down the slide at the pool!
#runlove with my faves!
Countless laps next to my fave!
Race prep while I watch the Ironman 70.3 Worlds Championship!
Swimming with family in Lake Monona
Meeting my Coeur Sports teammies
Ironman Wisconsin race day! Photo credit: Doree Harding
Ironman Wisconsin #bikelove Photo credit: Erin Klegstad
Running strong at Ironman Wisconsin! Photo Credit: Erin Klegstad
Mom came to visit for a weekend! It was fun to spend quality time with her!
Run for the Roses fun!
Love this little family of mine!
Spectating the IMT Des Moines Marathon!
The Iron Hippie getting close to the finish of the IMT Des Moines Marathon…I’m so proud of him only 5 weeks post Ironman Wisconsin
#bikelove in my fall playground!
I registered for Ironman Mont Tremblant for 2017!!
So happy to cheer on my Coeur Sports Teammates as they take on Ironman World Championships in Kona. These ladies not only inspire me, but encourage me and light my fire! ❤
I found out that I made the Coeur Sports 2017 Ambassador Team…Such a #hardcoeur group of women that I’m overjoyed to be a part of!!
Hot yoga…a date with my mat is always better with friends!! #yogalove
Washing away the negativity of the month. #swimlove
Running with friends and THIS. BEAUTIFUL. SUNRISE! #runlove
Running with my #solesister and Basil makes the world a better place! #runlove
My twin nieces had their first swim meet this month!
We are Godparents! Baptism for the twins.
Ice skating with our nieces!
Starting Thanksgiving with friends and morning miles!
Thankful for this tribe!
4 generations of #strongwomen
Jumping on trampolines is a much tougher workout than I thought it would be!
Yay!! Mojo is home after surgery!! Now it is time to get to work!!
#chlorinetherapy + #swimlove with the Iron Hippie!!
2 mile time trial with the track all to myself!!
FTP test…I’m not where I once was, but I’m recovered and ready to work hard to surpass where I once was!!
When you wask up to negative wind chills and want to stay in bed with your dreams, but get up and work hard during your swim time trial to turn those dreams into a reality instead! #swimlove #chlorinetherapy
Running on trails along the river = #runlove
Z5 intervals on the bike were super tough, but it felt good to push my limits in a new way and come out stronger as a result!
When it is FREEZING cold outside, it is time to run on the mill and dream of the tropics in my Coeur Sports Tropical Punch kit!
Running the golf course with my girl + bonus #puppylove
Climbing to new heights is VERY scary for someone who is afraid of heights…but I did! #fearless
Tree pose on a tree trunk…this is much harder in jeans than yoga pants!
I’m thankful for all of the great experiences, adventures, and joy in 2016! Cheers to an even better 2017!