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Hairstyles For Race Day That Work And Look Good

IMAGINE…You’re a sexy girl triathlete with locks of hair blowing majestically in the wind as you, glistening, run in the sun.  You “Bay Watch Style” flip your wet hair up and in slow motion, exit the ocean and head into T1. Okay, so we all know this doesn’t happen to any of us… Let’s face it.  For the triathlete woman, hair is a REAL challenge…

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IRONMAN 70.3 WC – THE SPORT OF SPECTATING – SECOND UPDATE

Okay guys, here’s the latest and what I’m doing tomorrow.  You can, of course, choose your own spectating plan, but this is one possibility.  Some others were laid out in The Sport of Spectating and the first Update.  I will be staying around the same area the whole time and not even venturing in town – to see my athlete anyway – until the finish….

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IRONMAN 70.3 WC – THE SPORT OF SPECTATING – UPDATE

Hi everyone.  I’ve been scoping out the course for Ironman 70.3 WC and speaking to people in the know, so have some updates.  I will be attending a luncheon where I will get ALL the latest scoop, so please check back this afternoon for the latest and greatest.  Raining here as I write this – BOO – poured last night during the banquet (check Facebook…

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THE SPORT OF SPECTATING – IRONMAN 70.3 MONT TREMBLANT

Update: This post is current as of 6/18/17. If you’re headed to Mont Tremblant, Canada, we hope you have already read our Food & Fun series, Part 1 and Part 2, which gave you great ideas for things to do in the area and places to eat. Now, it’s time for what you’re there for – SPECTATING and seeing your triathlete cross that finish line….

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Single, 20-Something, And Tri-Ing – A Social Life

Lindsay’s back with the fourth installment in her series, Single, 20-Something, and Tri-ing.  She’s already kept you informed AND entertained with her takes on Dating, Roommates, and Budgets – Part 1 and Part 2 .  Now, she’s sharing with you what it’s like to be a triathlete at her age, while trying to maintain some sort of a social life.  Enjoy as she takes you behind…

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Single, 20-Something, & Tri-Ing – On A Budget, Part 2

Lindsay is back with Part 2 of her article, Single, 20-Something, & Tri-ing On A Budget. In Part 1, she talked about budgeting, managing her finances, and relationships and money. Now, she’ll tell you how she makes it all work. We know it’s difficult just starting out in life after college, but when you add the expenses of competing in triathlons onto that….Well, we’ll let…

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TIPS FOR DEALING WITH THE SWEATY PILES OF SPANDEX

We hope you read our first article on the Unique Characteristics of the Triathlete Wardrobe.  With piles of sweaty clothes from our triathletes, plus piles of kids’ sweaty clothes from their sports, we’ve done our share of unpleasant laundry.  Okay, add in our own sweaty running clothes to the mix, but sorry, the smell is just different and usually not dripping wet.  So, based on…

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Single, 20-Something, And Tri-Ing – On A Budget, Part 1

Lindsay is back again with the third installment in her series.  She’s kept all of us entertained talking about Dating and Roommates, and this time she’s tackling how to be a triathlete on a budget.  In part 1, she talks about budgeting, managing her finances, and relationships and money.  In part 2, she’ll tell you how she makes it all work.  We know it’s difficult just…

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UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE TRIATHLETE WARDROBE

Let’s first lay down the ground work…. Triathletes swim, bike, AND run, so you are dealing with three different types of laundry and we, as triwives, must find inner peace with this phenomenon when doing a the laundry.  We’d like nothing better than to say they do their own laundry, but who are we kidding.   There are unique characteristics to the triathlete’s wardrobe and…

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Single, 20-Something, And Tri-Ing – Roommates

Lindsay’s back with the second installment in her series, Single, 20-Something, and Tri-ing. She discussed Dating to start the series off. Here she talks about what it’s like to be a triathlete and have roommates… Many types of relationships become difficult to handle when one adopts the triathlete lifestyle. We’re 20-something, we just graduated, have a budding career, and rent! I live in LA –…

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LIFE WITH A TRIATHLETE – QUOTES OF THE MONTH – JUNE & JULY

We have found over the years that life with a triathlete provides many unforgettable and often unbelievable statements that give pause.  Some of what comes out of their mouths just has to be shared.  But, we’ve also found it’s not just the triathlete that utters these comments; we’re often just as guilty as is the rest of the family.  So, we decided in the spirit…

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A PERSONAL MESSAGE TO CYCLISTS AND DRIVERS

Ever since my husband was hit by a drunk driver while on his bicycle out for a training ride, I have not been able to actually grasp my feelings, until I watched a video this morning called Dear Motorist that was posted by our friend, Dave Orlowski. Afterward, I sat down, started writing, and this just flowed out of me: A Personal Message to Cyclists…

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