Triathlon on Sunday!!

>> Thursday, March 05, 2009

Man, I'm super pumped for the indoor triathlon on Sunday where I'm competing with 5 students/friends who are all doing their first tri!! I'm SUPER pumped! I'll be back with photos and our story on Sun/Mon. Super pumped.

To help me swim faster during the tri, I'll be asking my lovely wife to help remove my excess body hair in those hard-to-reach places. She doesn't mind helping out. She's pretty swell! I also have NOT clipped my fingernails or toenails in 4 weeks. They'll work as flippers, right? Gross.

Finally, I've already received a few entries for the "Tales of a Virgin Athlete" contest. Click here (or scroll down 1 post) for entry guidelines - there are $450 in prizes!! Don't miss out!

27 comments:

Sun Runner 8:56 AM, March 05, 2009  

How pumped are you? SUPER pumped, apparently!

Remember: brand-new razor blades are your friend.

Good luck!

I Run for Fun 9:10 AM, March 05, 2009  

Good luck!!! Look forward to the report.

tfh 9:28 AM, March 05, 2009  

Have fun!!!

I'm pretty sure shaving one's spouse is part of the marriage vows...

Kim 9:35 AM, March 05, 2009  

aw man - if this was an open water swim and you had claws as finger and toenails, i would kill you! i cant tell you the number of times i have been scratched during a swim!

Kelly 10:20 AM, March 05, 2009  

Good luck in the triathalon. I'll be anxious to hear how it goes for the new people cause I'll be in their shoes in about three weeks!

Irish Cream 10:44 AM, March 05, 2009  

Yay, best of luck!! Can't wait to read all about it! :)

Gotta Run 10:58 AM, March 05, 2009  

i am hoping that our local gyms will jump in the indoor tri idea soon!

Have fun!!

Shannon 11:23 AM, March 05, 2009  

We need pics of your hairless body and tree hugging toes!

Good Luck!

Chad in the AZ Desert 12:02 PM, March 05, 2009  

"To help me swim faster during the tri, I'll be asking my lovely wife to help remove my excess body hair in those hard-to-reach places."
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Ummm, wouldn't it be easier to just get a speedsuit? Yikes!

aron 12:40 PM, March 05, 2009  

good luck this weekend!!!! so fun about the tri newbies :)

Kona Shelley 12:55 PM, March 05, 2009  

That DOES sound exciting!

Carly 3:42 PM, March 05, 2009  

Good luck this weekend. Sounds like it will be a fun one with all the newbies.

KodaFit 3:53 PM, March 05, 2009  
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KodaFit 3:55 PM, March 05, 2009  

Good luck!! I did my first indoor-tri last Saturday, and it was different, but still a blast. Kinda cool to be able to chat to my wife and kids while running (which might also explain the rather shoddy time for my 5k on the dreadmill).

Blyfinn 4:07 PM, March 05, 2009  

Your wife is such a trooper. Mine would not even let me ask that question.

Running Around Acres 4:26 PM, March 05, 2009  

I 'd clip the fingernails but leave the toenails. Advantage - Steve.

Good luck to you and your students.

Totters 4:51 PM, March 05, 2009  

Wow you're going outside for a bike this weekend?! That hadn't even crossed my mind...where do you go that the roads aren't wet/icy?

allyson 7:15 PM, March 05, 2009  

Have fun and good luck, never done an indoor tri

Judi 8:33 PM, March 05, 2009  

i hope i win. i need socks in a bad way. :)

Run For Life 10:52 PM, March 05, 2009  

Good luck with the triathlon sounds like you're all going to have a fun time!

I'll probably enter...little scared about the photo part, lol.

Adam 9:29 AM, March 06, 2009  

Smooth like a chiwawa.

I think that one of these indoor tris is what I am going to have to do for my first too. I wouldn't even have to buy a bike!

Say "hi" to the naked guys @ LTF for me.

Eric 10:03 AM, March 06, 2009  

Flippers? You're insane!!! :-)

lindsay 1:59 PM, March 06, 2009  

good luck!! i hope your freshly shaven ...parts... do the trick!

sRod 8:33 AM, March 08, 2009  

Super pumped?? Sweet.

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