After a week of seeing the Chiropractor, the past few days have been good for training and it feels good to be back on track. The latter part of the week I got in two good brick workouts (bike followed by run) as well as a couple of early morning swims.
My first triathlon of the year was scheduled for May 3rd at the New Jersey Devilman but a bizarre change of date means that I now have that race on May 9th and then Columbia Triathlon a week later on May 17th (bit like buses, one doesn't come for ages and then two in a row!). The reason for the date change was the fact that the host town, Cedarville, NJ, has a new motor speedway, which has a race on May 3rd and there were no hotel rooms available for the triathletes. Bit of a late time for the tri race directors to notice this but no harm done.
Last night headed into D.C with Ace and Tina to see The Ting Tings. If you haven't heard of them....shame on you! Just one of the many artists coming out of the English electronic/pop/indie scene. They were great last night and the 9:30 club was rocking with a sold out crowd.
Must be getting old though, as after a late night and hard workouts the last few days, the D-ville ride was tough this morning. Jefferson Cup next week though so will be good to get the MABRA race season underway.
- Still reflecting on @gravel_worlds from this past weekend. 150miles of primo gravel in Lincoln NE with 10,000ft of climbing. It was hard but I went for it and utimately paid the price in the last hour when I cracked, really cracked. Crawled to the finish just over 9hrs after starting.....but yes it was fun! . . . . . #gravelworlds #gravelride #IFB #parvillacycles #cycling #vandessel #lincoln
- Perfect day out on the trails yesterday on the @alchemybicycles at #schaefferfarms . . . . . . #IFB #parvillacycles #MTB #xterratriathlon #mtbracing #marathonmtb
- Kind of a rough day at 6hrs at Woodstock. First 3.5 hrs were fine (even with a 10min stop for horses on the trail) and then stomach shut down. Probably related to stomach bug earlier in the week. Decided not to head out for another lap. Great trails though and a good race from Joe's Bike Shop as always. 📸: @dchammerette . . . . #6HAW #parvillacycles #mtbracing #mtbmarathon #IFB #patapsco #mtb
- First race week of #2020....@ripitevents Little Patuxent River Run Trail Half Marathon on Sunday. Let's see how the early season training has progessed! . . #ripitevents #salmingrunning #trailrunning #IFB #halfmarathon