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Amanda's Blog Archives

July 12, 2012

Boulder 5150

The past week has felt like a whirlwind! It’s only been a few days since the Boulder 5150, but it feels like it was an eternity ago…

Last weekend started like any other race weekend, except the cool thing is…

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June 27, 2012

Just a day…Race report from Buffalo Springs

After getting a hard kick in the shorts at New Orleans this past April, I decided to consult with a couple of people that I really trust in the sport to get a bit of feedback. The long story short…

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April 23, 2012

New Orleans 70.3. Post race thoughts.

This past weekend Michael and I traveled to New Orleans for the 70.3 Half Ironman. This race was not originally on our race calendar, but after missing California a few weeks back, we thought this would be a good race…

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March 20, 2012

Puerto Rico 70.3 Race Recap

Race morning started at 4am Sunday.

I had my normal breakfast of rice cereal and watered down coffee. I felt well rested. I felt nervous. I felt ready to race! I had a plan. And I intended to follow it!…

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January 20, 2012

Pucon 70.3~Race Day. The Volcano. Part 3 of our Race-Cation.

Race morning didn’t start off like any of my other race mornings. I didn’t sleep a wink the night before. And when I say I didn’t sleep, I mean it. I woke ML up at 5am. I tried to eat…

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November 7, 2011

…And that’s a Wrap!

When I decided to race Long Course Worlds in August, I was very fit and I was enjoying a great block of training. At the time, I was not considering my two week trip to Hawaii or the sort of…

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September 12, 2011

Muskoka 70.3

Michael and I arrived in the beautiful Muskoka region of Northern Ontario after eleven hours of fairly uneventful travel.  We love going to new races, and we jumped at the chance to check this event off the to-do list, where…

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August 8, 2011

Boulder 70.3: The LONG version

This past weekend started off with a signing at the ZIPP booth on Saturday. Zipp has been a favorite sponsor of Team Lovato for 2 years! We feel so lucky to have them be a part of our race arsenal!…

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August 7, 2011

Quick update on Boulder 70.3

I was really pleased to podium at the Boulder 70.3. Here is a brief update before writing my full report tomorrow!

I had a pretty good swim. I actually got beat up the first 25 meters and lost my

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June 28, 2011

Buffalo Springs 70.3

Michael, Trakkers Teammate and friend Jess Meyers and I didn’t take any chances race morning arriving at the race sight at 5:15am. We marched down the hill from parking to transition, got all of our race belongings together, pumped tires; before

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