TRIATHLONS AND RACES 2006
Athens YMCA Triathlon
March 11, 2006
300 meter swim, 14 mi. bike, 5 K run
Place: 7 / 15 in Age Group
Weather conditions: overcast, mild, no wind
Ready for the Disco Boys? Coming
in to T2 at Athens 2006
21st Annual St. Gregory Fun Run, 5K
April 1, 2006
Place: 5 / 22 in AG
Weather: sunny and humid.
April 8, 2006
425 yd. swim, 12.2 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
Place: 4 / 5 in Age Group
Weather conditions: sunny, cold, gusting winds 25-30 mph
Cold, windy bike ride!
Off to run--wish I could ride that motorcycle!
Cleaned up and ready to eat burgers!
4th Annual Bookworm Challenge, 5K
April 22, 2006
Time: 30:02 (PB)
Place: 3rd Female Overall, 1st in AG.
Course: 1 long hill in the last mile.
Tyler Komen Race for the Cure, 5K.
May 13, 2006
Time: 29:52 (PB)
Place: 13 / 25 in Age Group
Course: Lots of short, steep hills on red-brick streets.
Weather: sunny, warm.
Four States Triathlon
Texarkana, TX (Lake Wright Patman)
May 21, 2006
Place: 4 / 7 Age Group
Course: Flat, fast. Choppy water on swim.
Weather: sunny, warm.
Power Maiden Triathlon
June 17, 2006
Place: 6 / 17 in AG (officially 4th in AG because overall open
and masters winner were both from my AG)
Course: Same as Athens YMCA
Weather: Cloudy, some precip.
this one is over: it starts too damn early (7 a.m.) and the
course just kicks my butt. But my 'mates all did well:
Tammy won her Age Group (of course!); Amanda took first and Lydia third
in their AG. It was also my first triathlon without the other
half of "Team Walker" to lean on, but my Mom did an excellent job
standing in. (At least she had
Jefferson Heritage Triathlon
Jefferson, TX (Lake o' the Pines)
July 16, 2006
Time: 1:59:32, Place: 6/7 in AG
Weather conditions: Sunny and HOT!!!
River Cities Triathlon
August 6, 2006
Time: 2:01:54 Place: 52/66 in AG (1,200
Course: warm lake water; lots of rolling hills on the ride,
lots of support on the run.
Weather conditions: Record heat! I was in the 9th of 11
swim waves, so I didn't hit the run until after 10 a.m., making it
Waiting for the canon
It's always uphill...
Notice the shoes in my
hand: couldn't run with them on, so I had to carry them.
The finish is just ahead--and
I don't care if that guy does get there first!
There's always next year--and
this time I mean it, 'cause this is the last triathlon for me in 2006!
Rock Half Marathon, Dallas
December 10, 2006
Place: overall 3587/4570; women 1771/2522
Weather: 45º, overcast, breezy