"The aid stations that I have seen in triathlon are on the fly. Water bottles that you can ditch after use. I'm sure that's how it will be done. I can't foresee it being effective to stop on the bike."
"Race day is up on the 10-day forecast on weather.com
For Oceanside, CA on Saturday, April 2 so far we have partly cloudy skies, with a high of 65 and a low of 49. Not too bad, but I am definitely getting those boot warmers."
"I'm trying to decide on a long sleeve or short sleeve wet suit. I definitely feel less restricted in the short sleeve, but the water temp makes me think to go with the long sleeve. I don't think that I will use booties, but the warmers…"
"I will be at about 5 hours for the last week to taper. That is the swim, bike, run portion of my training only. I do plan to also take part in my normal yoga routine, 3x/week, too. The day before I am scheduled to do a 30-minute moderate pace bike."
"The temps here in Southern California are very mild. The temps on race day will probably be somewhere in the 60s for the air temps and the water will be about 60 degrees Fahrenheit. It should be a nice day for a race, like most SoCal days. Check out…"
If you get here a few days early, you are able to ride the first part of the course. It's a regular bike route traveled by cyclists everyday. You'll just need your ID in order to get on base. Part of that route is the steep hill in…"
Happily married to a Marine and mother to two awesome teenagers. They are my biggest fans. My kids have even taken time to volunteer with Tri La Vie at the OC Triathlon in October 2010.
My Tri Story:
It all started when a friend, we'll call her Q, posted pictures on Facebook of her experience competing in the Oceanside Ironman 70.3. I had done several running races, but I was interested in triathlon. So, I bought a bike, entered my first triathlon and I was hooked.
Welcome to the site! I am USA Triathlon Certified Coach, an ISSA Certified Fitness Trainer, a Kona Ironman World Championship Triathlete, and own/operate In Training LLC, Utah's first fulltime triathlon coaching company. I have been coaching for 8 years now, have coached over 500 athletes, and have been competing myself for about 11 years. I also offer online coaching so if you're ever interested in learning more about my online coaching services, please feel free to ask!