Saturday, October 3, 2009

Looking Back ... and a Bit Ahead

Well, September was busy, busy, busy. And, October is looking to be more of the same. High school swim season began, peaked, and has started the slide into October and championship meets. Colin swam in Orlando again this year with our friends the Ayers bringing home several new best times: 200 Free, 400 IM, 100 Free, 200 Back, and the 50 Free. Aidan is making great strides in the third grade while loving his new teacher: Mrs. Jones; who, by the way, was Colin's third grade teacher as well. Mike continues to "catch" the bad guys and keep all of Tallahassee safe and on the straight and narrow. I love him for the job he does, and because he is him.

I ran, and rode, and ran, and rode, and ran some more including a 5K personal best time. September also say the accomplishment of reaching 3,000 training miles for the year (to date). Yes, you read correctly. I have run/ridden more than 3,000 miles so far this year. Woo-hoo! I'm loving it!

So now that we are "officially" into marathon season, here is the outlook - revised in some places - for the season. Taking note that things for me are ALWAYS subject to change.

October, 2009
10.3.2009 - Atlantic Coast Triathlon (70.3)
10.3.2009 - Pine Run 20K
10.17.2009 - Spaghetti 100 (ride)
10.17.2009 - Big Bend High School Swimming Championships
10.28.2009 - District High School Swimming Championships
10.31.2009 - Boston, GA Mini Marathon

November, 2009
11.5.2009 - Regional High School Swimming Championships
11.7.2009 - Ironman Florida (volunteering on the course - Way Cool!)
11.8.2009 - Kids Tri 2 (kids' sprint triathlon in Panama City)
11.13-15.2009 - State High School Swimming Championships
11.22.2009 - The Women's Half Marathon To Benefit LLS (St. Petersburg, FL) - will not be running this race, though it is for a fabulous cause, and I am going to be damn depressed about it - really wanted to run this. Oh, well.
11.26.2009 - Turkey Trot 15K

December, 2009
12.5.2009 - GWTC 10 Mile Challenge
12.4-6.2009 - Gator Swim Club Winter Invitational
12.20.2009 - Jacksonville Marathon? - I don't think so...
12.19.2009 - Jingle Bell Run with the boys

January, 2010
1.8.2010 - Colin's 15th Birthday - OMG, he can get his driving permit...
1.16.2010 - GWTC 15K/30K
1.29-31.2010 - ATAC Short Course Invitational

February, 2010
2.7.2010 - Tallahassee Marathon and Half - Hope to qualify for Boston 2011 here......
2.18.2010 - Mom-in-luv (Nancy's) Birthday!
2.21.2010 - 26.2 with Donna (3rd Time's the Charm) or Hope to qualify for Boston 2011 here......
2.25-28.2010 - Short Course Florida Swimming Senior Championships

March, 2010
3.6.2010 - TRBC 10K
3.7.2010 - Seaside Half Marathon
3.27.2010 - Springtime Tallahassee 10K

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