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Michelle’s Blog

Mama Simmons

Tales Of An Ironman Athlete Training And Racing In Paradise.

It occurred to me to not even write up anything about this race… My initial inclination was to maybe just pretend it didn’t happen. Ironman Cozumel? Oh ya it’s a good race. Yep, did that one. Moving on. But my flight to Honolulu is 7.5 hours so what else am I going to do? Might as well type it up and share.&nb...
Author: Michelle Simmons
Posted: November 30, 2017, 2:04 am
When you race a lot, you sort of learn how to do it. I feel like that’s where I’m at right now. #likeawelloiledmach...
Author: Michelle Simmons
Posted: August 2, 2017, 7:36 pm
The day before Muncie, I got an email from my coach....
Author: Michelle Simmons
Posted: July 11, 2017, 2:03 pm

Krista’s Blog


A diary of my Ironman CDA training, and other little life adventures...

It's been two months since Ironman CDA. The last Ironman CDA. It was a late registration for me.  After a couple stressful and busy years, I wasn't sure if I wanted to tackle another long event or take the year off. But, as per usual, as the training progressed so did my desire to race. About a week after I finally pulled the trigger and registered, the rumors started going around about it being the last year for the event in my favorite town. Denial at it's best, I didn't believe it. They still had another year on the contract so surely they would honor that....
Author: Iron Krista, "The Dog Mom"
Posted: November 3, 2017, 8:05 pm
CDA 70.3 has turned into one of my favorite races (shocker) and as long as my body stays healthy I can see it being on my schedule every year. {especially now that the full is going away - big fat thumbs do...
Author: Iron Krista, "The Dog Mom"
Posted: July 11, 2017, 9:26 pm
I planned on signing up for my first Ironman after I successfully completed my first 70.3 in 06 (one year to the day post IT band surgery). I was thinking in 2008 when I would be turning 30 at the end of the year, but some friends convinced me, why wait?!  So,I caved an signed up a year ear...
Author: Iron Krista, "The Dog Mom"
Posted: June 13, 2017, 7:31 pm