The countdown is on - I am in the final days of my post-op recovery. And while I know I still have a bit of a ways to go - I am ready to move forward. I have enough medical drama-rama this past year to last me a little while, and more than anything I just want leave all my genetic failings in the dust. This was not exactly how I saw 2013 going, but I still believe that this year is gonna be my year. 2013 is all about health, happiness, and dreaming big. Which is why along with my Marathon Training, I want to TRI something new! (Ha! Get it!)
So when I received an email from the Ontario Women's Triathlon Series asking if I would be interested in doing my first Triathlon with them as their Blogger Ambassador I knew that this was my chance to take the Triathlon plunge. It sounded like the perfect match. A women's only beginner Triathlon series - Check. And a race that benefits Girls Inc a charity that provides after school activities to help at-risk girls to develop confidence - Double Check. Needless to say not much convincing was required here, and I signed myself up for my very first Sprint Triathlon!
750 meter Open Water Swim
20 km Bike
5 km Run
I am really looking forward to this new challenge!
I think the distance is definitely manageable for my first Triathlon attempt (*gotta start somewhere before I can jump to IRONMAN status*). And I thinking adding regular swimming and cycling sessions into my running routine is actually going to help keep my training more balanced and potentially make me a better Marathoner (*a girl can dream*). So I am off this Sunday to my very first Training Clinic with the group. I realize I won't be able to do much in terms of physical training this time around, but I am excited to meet the everyone and look forward to my next adventure.
Wish me luck!
Love Your Favourite Darwinian Fail,