In 2015, I set out to complete a Spartan Trifecta, but not just any Sprint, Super and Beast, I purposely chose the most difficult Spartan Races on the east coast. I started with the Virginia Super at Wintergreen, then tackled the Vermont Beast at Killington, and finished with the Boston Sprint at Fenway Park. I entered the obstacle races solo and had the honor of connecting with some incredible competitors, and meeting their supporters along the way. Everyone I met made my experiences memorable and fun!
In 2016, some unexpected injuries and surgeries got in my way, but I focused my energy on making a comeback in 2017 because life is too short for a pity party! I trained year-round approximately five times a week and pushed myself outside my comfort zone to try races of all kinds that I had never done before.
I’m not going to sugar coat it; 2017 was exhausting, but I had a blast! I owe the privilege of being able to participate in the events below because of the support from my friends, community, and local businesses like Westfields Dental and CorePower Yoga Fairfax. Thanks to all for the positive memories!
|May 7||40th Anniversary TD Five Boro Bike Tour||New York City, NY|
|May 14||DC Bike Ride||Washington, DC|
|June 17||Tough Mudder Full||Whistler Olympic Park, Vancouver, BC|
|July 29||VA Momentum: SUPTri (paddle board, bike, run)||Bridgewater, VA|
|August 27||Philly 10K||Philadelphia, PA|
|September 9||13 Colonies Ride||Washington, DC|
|September 16||2017 National Capital Region 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb||Oxon Hill, MD|
|September 23||GlowDogGlow 5K||Loudoun, VA|
|October – January||Yoga Teacher Training School||Fairfax, VA|