Tag Archives: marathon swimming

My race was cancelled. Now what?

I have been seriously delinquent in my race report for the Bridge and Back 10 miler because, well, there was no race on which to report. Yep. After a full summer of training for this race, a nor’easter decided to … Continue reading

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2015 Lake George Open Water Swim Race Report

Last weekend, I got the crap beaten out of me by a lake. I’m not kidding, either. I went up to Hague, NY for the 2015 edition of the Lake George Open Water 10k last weekend, a race I did last … Continue reading

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Staying Motivated to Swim: Summer Edition

One of the hardest things about getting in shape is staying motivated to get to the pool every day. Since my spectacular burnout in college, I’ve had trouble forcing myself to get in the pool on a regular basis for … Continue reading

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More Things I Need to Work on Before I Swim 10 Miles

As if the first list of things weren’t enough, there are several more things I need to wrap my brain around and get a good handle on before my 10 mile race this October: 6. Strength training: I already mentioned … Continue reading

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Stalking the Chesapeake

In the weeks and days leading up to the Chesapeake Bay Swim, I can get a little bit stalker-ish. I start obsessing about the weather, water temperatures, sea nettles, and now, thanks so much to a recent report, I have … Continue reading

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New Race Calendar!

I have updated my race calendar for this year. It’s looking like it’s going to be a busy summer! Check out the race calendar tab for the details. If I can pull this off, I’ll be a happy camper come … Continue reading

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Lake George Open Water Swim 10K Race Report (or: Why am I doing this again?)

When I signed up for the Lake George Open Water Swim 10k, I did so with about 2 months of training under my belt following a long 2013 of swimming an average of once or twice a month. I had … Continue reading

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