Erin Christon the long run

2013 / December 31

Catching up

So it’s been awhile since I have updated anything on here, and lets just disregard the fact that this post about races from November isn’t happening at the end of December. First off we need to back up a little farther than November. Back in October….. even farther back I guess…. post Ironman. Ok, so […]

2013 / October 6

Paying it forward.

Since last summer I have wanted to do something to “pay it forward” for the exceptionally good karma I had following my mastectomy surgery when I found out I would not require further cancer treatment.  (ie. radiation, chemo, or other drugs)  I had been letting my hair grow out as it was and decided that […]

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 […]