The Choice to Defer

I was scheduled to compete in the Escape The Cape International distance triathlon this weekend. It was going to be my triumphant return after recovering from my ankle tear that I exacerbated by training on for a year before stopping. I was going to jump off a ferry boat into the water and have the…

Staying focused

After being injured for so long, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what I’ve done to lead to my repeated injury. I’ve have always taken pride in the volume and different types of races that I’ve competed in within a year’s time. In 2013 I competed in multiple half marathons, 1 marathon, a…

#WhyITri

This hashtag has been going around one of the Facebook groups Sirrah and Katie belong to. We wanted to share our stories with you. Katie My normal conversations with non-triathletes about the sport go like this: “What are you doing this weekend?” “Not a whole lot, an open water swim on Saturday then a brick…

Adventures in Not-Running

I wrote a little while back about my burn out and ankle nonsense (it’s like He Who Shall Not Be Named. If you say it’s an injury, it just gives it more power) that I’ve been experiencig since December 2014. I’ve been to the doctor and have been ordered not to run or do anything…