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What I’ve Been Doing Instead of Swimming (Snowzilla Edition)

I’m officially in the Chesapeake Bay Swim. Yay! So, of course, instead of training (the pools are closed due to the big hissy fit Mother Nature had all over the mid-Atlantic, I have been doing a lot of shoveling. A … Continue reading

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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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It’s…Tiiiiiiiiime!!

Almost, anyway. The 10 miler I spent my summer training for happens this weekend. I am excited and nervous. I’m simultaneously wishing the day were here already and wishing I had more time to prepare. I keep second guessing my … 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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Race Report: 2015 Chesapeake Bay Swim

What can I say about the 2015 Chesapeake Bay Swim, other than hot damn… I knew it was going to be trouble when at 0630, I opened the back door to let the hooligans out and felt like I was … Continue reading

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