Category Archives: Triathlon race reports

Race report: Welland sprint triathlon 2018

With very heavy rain in the forecast, a closed bike course requiring many many turns, and my body only 1-week out from Ironman 70.3 Syracuse, I wasn’t quite sure how the Welland sprint triathlon would go! With race registration ending at 7:45 AM on race morning, we were up very early and out the door at […]

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Race report: Ironman 70.3 Syracuse 2018

Despite knowing how tough the Ironman 70.3 Syracuse course is, I keep going back for more. I think it’s an addiction. Friday night after work Alasdair and I drove to Syracuse, and Saturday morning we headed to Jamesville Beach Park … Continue reading

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Race report: Subaru Milton sprint triathlon 2018

In the past, I’ve always looked at triathletes who rode their bikes to and from races with equal parts respect and incredulity. This time, it was our turn! Alasdair and I wanted to get a long ride in as training … Continue reading

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Race report: Rev3 Niagara Falls Barrelman Swim/Bike 2017

2017 was to be my 4th time participating in the Barrelman half ironman (the only point to point triathlon in Ontario), until a tender foot forced me to switch into the swim/bike at the last minute. Too many fun things … Continue reading

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Race Report: Wasaga Beach Olympic triathlon 2017

What a difference 6 days and a calm Lake Huron can make! I arrived at Wasaga Beach the day before the race with my husband (also racing) and my kids. We spent the afternoon at the beach, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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Race report: Goderich Olympic triathlon 2017

Knowing from past experience what the waves in Lake Huron can be like, I was relieved to see that things seemed relatively calm on race morning! There were big waves at the shore, but it looked quieter further out… Once … Continue reading

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Race report: Niagara sprint triathlon

It may have been a triathlon, but this one started with a pre-race in-water dance – well, at least for 2 people! It had been 5 years since Alasdair and I raced the Niagara sprint triathlon in Grimsby, but we … Continue reading

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