Dishing with Dee…post triathlon weekend thoughts

11 May

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It was a long weekend in my neck of the woods – I had planned on swinging by and posting something, but as usual, I got distracted and failed big time…lol. This weekend was my first triathlon of the season – a half ironman in Lake Anna, Virginia. For non-triathlon types, a half iron is 1.2 mile swim; 56 mile bike and then 13.1 mile run for a total of 70.3 miles (and yes, I’m insane enough to do these things not only once or twice, but multiple times…). Let’s just say my weekend didn’t go as planned, starting with a series of events on Friday night that just fustrated and distracted me and I left that affect me down the road. While I wasn’t happy with how I did, I know that I was successful in the simple fact that I finished – I may not have been fast, in fact, I think I was slower than a turtle in peanut butter at times – but I persevered when I just wanted to quit on the run. 7hrs 23min and some odd seconds later – I finished – and I know that I can only go up from there.

But I had a funny thought while I was driving home the other day – we are always taught to not ask a woman what her age or weight is, but in triathlon, we proudly walk around with our age written on our legs (unless you are doing the relay’s because then you get an R).

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Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Dishing with Dee


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5 responses to “Dishing with Dee…post triathlon weekend thoughts

  1. Lance

    May 11, 2015 at 4:20 pm

    hee hee…although not just triathlons – in every 5K I have run, age is printed on the bib. Although for some of them, it is so microscopic you would have to get very close to read it. And if you tell the lady that you are trying to read her age…proceed at your own risk! 🙂

    • Dee

      May 11, 2015 at 4:40 pm

      mine age was written in huge letters on my leg – there was no missing it

      • Lance

        May 11, 2015 at 5:00 pm

        Ah, but you’re still a young pup…now my age…not sure if my leg would be long enough! 🙂

      • Dee

        May 11, 2015 at 5:03 pm

        because you are sooooo old………

  2. Lance

    May 11, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    No denying it…enjoying it in fact… 🙂


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