Running is not just about running, or so I am finding out. Having spent most of the past 6 years fretting about my training and getting that PR a new horizon has opened up for me. I call it giving back!
November 6, 2014. One of the worst days and best days of my life. Funny how that happens. I was on top of the world. I was the strongest and fastest I have ever been. I had just completed my second Boston qualifier at the Chicago marathon. As a runner, the last thing you want to hear is a doctor telling you you are being sidelined for the next 12 weeks. A tibial stress fracture was the diagnosis. A diagnosis that forced me to find other ways besides running to keep my cardio fitness in check. But, on the same note when I look back on this date, I would never have become a triathlete unless I got injured, forced to rest, and take a break from running.
Coconut Creek, Fla. – The Mermaid Club announced today their partnership with the Children’s Tumor Foundation for their 3rd Annual International Mermaid day to be held September 3 2016
Our Mermaid Club Ambassador, Karen, reflects on her New York City Marathon experience and shares three very important lessons that all mermaids should adhere to!
At first I thought that I was going to write this piece after I finally finished my half Ironman distance race because I thought it would be a better story and completing the race would help my writing. I also wanted to write something after the race so it could actually make me do the race! However, I realize the best time to write this is when I am feeling the anxiety and fear and that is now. With two days left to race day I’m feeling a little overwhelmed. As some of you may know fear and anxiety can lead to a depression which in turn makes me feel like a failure.