Erin Christon the long run

2017 / February 20

The 5k +

Oak Island 5k Woke up at the bright and early time of 3:30am for some pre race breakfast and was on the way to North Carolina just after 4.  Made it to the race site nice and early, which was good because there was 3 races going on that morning and waves of people trying […]

2016 / June 8

Catching Up Spring 2016

The high points: 1. Raced a triathlon after an 11 month hiatus, and won it.  The short story…. Coastal Carolina Univ Sprint Tri: it was very cold, like 34 deg cold, couldn’t feel my legs for 90% of the run, but made the best of it and powered through. 2. Raced a few 5ks: St. Patrick’s Day […]

2015 / May 29

3 years of giving cancer the middle finger!

Today is the 3 year cancerversary!  Most people consider Jan 1 the start of their new year.  May 29th is mine.  3 years ago today was my diagnosis day, and what became my worst and best day ever.  Most people won’t understand that and wouldn’t want to constantly remember something like that, but for me […]

2014 / October 31

Chicago Triathlon

Making it a habit of posting race reports months later, but better late than never. The race was good even though there was some serious shenanigans the night before. SO…… Saturday drove to Chicago early afternoon just in time for the massive rain storm to come through…….naturally, I don’t have proper rain gear with me […]

2014 / October 5

Racine 70.3

Slightly…… really late.  Anyways…. Back in July I raced Ironman 70.3 Racine. This was the goal race for the triathlon season this year. I had high hopes of doing another Ironman this year, but with a change in jobs last summer and not really knowing how that would go a half ironman race was a […]

2014 / May 10

Purdue Sprint Tri April 19, 2014

The Purdue Sprint Tri was the first real race of the season for me. It was also the first test to see how fit I had gotten since starting work with coach Jenny. The swim was just meh. It’s a snaking pool swim. So it’s crowded and each turn involves diving under the lane line […]