Oh, and I don’t think I’ve mentioned that I’ve signed up for my first triathlon. I’ve entered Tri the Rock, which is in Rockwall (TX) in the last weekend of August. And, my buddy BK is going to train & complete the tri with me.
So, between now and August BK & I will be training for a 300 yard swim, 14 mile bike and 2.9 mile run. I think that makes this a dash class triathlon, but I may be mixing up terms. Either way, that swim sounds intimidating to me.
- Cycling: I’m ready. I love being on my bike. Bring it on.
- Running: Blech. I don’t like running. But, I’ve run enough that I know this won’t be a problem.
- Swimming: Gulp (no pun intended). I’m scared. I know how to swim, but it would be a vast overstatement to say that I’m a swimmer.
Still, taking in the whole of it, I’m looking forward to the event, and getting in shape will be a nice side benefit.
Here’s an interesting side note, every time I type the word triathlon I add an extra letter and enter “triathlong” then have to backspace. Could that be a Freudian slip?