A Half-Marathon in the Mountains of Vietnam

I signed up because I missed being around athletes. Backpackers are nice people but none of them are waking up at 6am to go running. I signed up because I missed running.Territorial dogs. Gaping holes in the sidewalk. No sidewalk. Sketchy neighborhoods. Smog. Finding running options became laborious, and that took the joy away. I…

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My Race Results at Iron Girl Columbia

The Iron Girl Columbia, a .62 mile swim, 17.5 mile bike, and 3.3 mile run, is one of my favorite triathlons. It is an all-women’s race which means plenty of pleasantries and two-piece bikinis. The race also has great swag: v-neck race shirts, post-race quiona, and glass trophies. The participants range from professional triathletes, to…

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