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Nicole Kesten
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Lake Zurich Triathlon
With my upcoming half, I wanted to get in an oly as practice and get some bike riding in.. For those that know me, know I really mean it when I say I need some riding time! Packed up and made my way to Lake Zurich.  Scott accompanied me and went golfing whi...
Lake Zurich Triathlon
Lake Zurich Triathlon
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Alcatraz Crossing - Part 2
5:45 am - June 11, 2018- The 56th anniversary of the Morris/Anglin Escape from Alcatraz, I had the opportunity of a lifetime.  But first, the backstory of the morning. Ubered it to Pier and started meeting the other bundled up people getting ready to swim. ...
Alcatraz Crossing - Part 2
Alcatraz Crossing - Part 2
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Sharkfest 2018 - Modified Swim, Part 1 of Alcatraz Journey
As I get older, I realize that my bucket list has expanded with my growing interests and faith in myself.  Things I never thought I could accomplish somehow become within reach and after lots of stress.. and more stress... I will go for it. While I still am...
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Cara Lakefront 10 Miler
Normally, I get really some good pictures at or during the race.  However, every once in a while, this the best and only that I got.  That small mound is a picture of Cricket Hill, the "high hill" you have to run over during the 10 Mile race close to the fi...
Cara Lakefront 10 Miler
Cara Lakefront 10 Miler
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St George Half Marathon
Where were these during the race?  Another name for it: "Expected it to be a lot prettier Half Marathon" When one things of St George Utah, you think of the Red Rocks, beautiful scenery, blah blah blah.  Well, for January's half marathon, I felt like I ran ...
St George Half Marathon
St George Half Marathon
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Prairie State 10K
Signed up for this 10K last minute as the weather looked good and was itching for a race.  Some friends were also running which was nice to see them.  Casual race with easy packet pickup same day.  The major bummer of this race is I twisted my ankle on some...
Prairie State 10K
Prairie State 10K
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Ironman 70.3 Atlantic City
I had to come back to Atlantic City for redemption after such a horrible race 2 years prior.  Thanks to a bike technical and stomach issues on the run, I was quite certain I wanted to quite triathlon for good after I finished that day in 2015.  But, I sulke...
Ironman 70.3 Atlantic City
Ironman 70.3 Atlantic City
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MiTi Olympic Triathlon Trication Weekend
Like cramming for a test, when you are ill prepared for an event, you get in as many events as you can prior to the big race.  Enter MiTi.  It was a whirlwind and great weekend that basically was a family weekend with an oly tri squeezed into it.  Drove in ...
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End of the Year Wrap Up
Finished the year with some fun happenings.  Motown with Tia, Karen and Shane.  Fun night with the crew  Fall Ball Academy in New Orleans.  Scott joined for the fun and thankful my dad could watch Josh again.  Fun trip with nice weather. While most of my da...
End of the Year Wrap Up
End of the Year Wrap Up
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Memphis, TN
Quick trip to Memphis to celebrate Scott's longtime friend, Nick, getting hitched.  Never been to Memphis so was excited to check out the sites.  Aside from the wedding, the highlight was, hands down, The Civil Rights Museum.  To say it changed my life soun...
Memphis, TN
Memphis, TN
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