Qualified?

The other day I found myself on the treadmill drenched in sweat and leaning forward ever-so-slightly, pounding one foot in front of the other. I was sucking in each breath like it was my last, barreling up a 5% incline repeating to to myself “Milwaukee, Milwaukee” (Similar to the way I would repeat “Boston” or “Heartbreak Hill” to motivate myself …

Julie SimonQualified?

I’m a triathlete?

The other day a girl in the locker room asked if I did triathlons. It was a legit question as I was standing there in tight-ass bike shorts, a sweaty pointy tail, a freebie race shirt and reaching for a still-damp swimsuit from my gym bag… “Ummm, well..” My mind started to race not really knowing how to reply. “I’m …

Julie SimonI’m a triathlete?

TexasMan Sprint Tri

This past weekend I did the TexasMan Sprint Tri. I hadn’t raced since Austin 70.3 in October, so while I was eager to get out there again, I didn’t know what to expect? ┬áMy training so far had been a little inconsistent and I wasn’t feeling very confident going in. But, I needed to see where I was at – …

Julie SimonTexasMan Sprint Tri