Erin Christon the long run

2012 / July 5

4th of July 5K

Woke up yesterday morning to saying that at 7am it would be 80 degrees with humidity around 80%….. awesome.  Despite the weather conditions over 650 people showed up for the 8k/5k that morning which was pretty cool.  The race popped off right at 7 and there were more fast people there than I expected.  […]

2012 / June 27

I’m going to be an Ironman!!

Well, in 360 some days I will.  I signed up for Ironman Coeur d’Alene on Monday when the registration opened.  Last year at this time I wanted very much to sign up, but after being persuaded not to due to financial limitations I did not.  This year I set aside some of my tax return […]

2012 / June 12

Ironman 70.3 Eagleman

The quick version: I swam in salt water really fast, road my bike for 3 hours, and then ran in the oven that was Cambridge, MD. The long story: I left Myrtle Beach on Thursday afternoon to head up to Virginia.  After laying around all day at Adam’s apartment on Friday we departed Saturday morning […]

2012 / June 11

Eagleman 70.3 Race Preview

Visit the event’s website here. It’s 13 days till Eagleman 70.3.  That means 3 more serious race specific workouts in the 2nd peak week, and then race week prep.  Training has gone pretty well considering I was working an average of 50 hours per week during the majority of training.  It’s hard not to go into […]

2012 / June 11

And Then I Had A Sponsorship Deal!

A few weeks ago I submitted an application to a company called GU Energy.  I wasn’t expecting much to come from it, but decided to submit the application and see.  Last Monday I received an email from them telling me that they liked me and wanted to offer me a small sponsorship.  I was super […]

2012 / June 11

The Return to Triathlon

After a year plus long break from triathlon I lined up for the Coastal Carolina University triathlon this morning, and what better day than on my 30th birthday too. Morning started with the 4 am wake up and my usual blueberry oatmeal and coffee breakfast.  After rockin to my pre-race play list and making last […]