Erin Christon the long run

2013 / August 20

La Porte YMCA Tri

A little overdue, but a few weeks ago (Aug 3) I competed in the La Porte YMCA sprint tri.  I like doing this race because it is local and even for a small race it usually draws some decently fast people. The swim was a quarter mile swim with a wave start from the beach. […]

2013 / July 2

Ironman Coeur d’Alene

At about 8:44pm PST Sunday June 23 I was inducted into the Ironman club when Mike Reilly called my name and said the words that everyone standing in wetsuits on the beach waits all day to hear. “You are an Ironman!” Rewind 14 hours, 9 minutes, and 25 seconds earlier……. Getting my swim on: They […]

2013 / June 2

30th Seahorse Triathlon

Going into this race I didn’t really know what to expect. Being ¾ of the way through ironman training I wasn’t really setting myself up for a lot of speed at the olympic distance. An half ironman distance race would have been more ideal to race prior to the ironman, but finding a decent olympic […]

2013 / May 4

Boiler Sprint Tri

So I just remembered that I never posted a race report for the Boiler Sprint Race that was a month ago. So last month I went down to Purdue to race the Purdue Tri Club’s spring race.  The sprint race has really grown since I was involved in the club, and has become a pretty […]

2013 / April 19

Empty Cup

So prior to Monday I had planned on writing a really fun post about my birthday which was on Monday the 15th, but with all that transpired that afternoon it didn’t really seem fitting.  Today I found something else to write about.  Every Friday morning Oiselle posts a contest on twitter.  They ask everyone following […]