Erin Christon the long run

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 […]

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 […]