Cure for the post-race blues?

I’m kind of in a funk today… It’s rainy, dark and cold outside. And perhaps for the first time since February I need a jacket. The chill of fall is in the air and Facebook is blowing up with race updates everywhere – fall running season is definitely underway! I secretly dream of nailing a half marathon and getting back …

Julie SimonCure for the post-race blues?

Ironman Louisville, Part 2

Part Two: Race Day The next morning my alarm went off at 4:30am. I quickly got up and tip toed to the bathroom to get my kit on and start eating! (Which ended up being the key to my day…) Paul, Ash and my sister walked me down to the swim start and body marking where we met up with …

Julie SimonIronman Louisville, Part 2

Ironman Louisville, Part 1

It’s a wrap. Well my Ironman Louisville chapter is closed, but I feel like its a new beginning for me as a triathlete. The day brought many emotions¬† – nervousness, excitement, frustration, questioning, internal struggles, battles in my head, and even a few tears!¬† But I’ve found myself closer to knowing “me” than ever before. I was left raw, empty, …

Julie SimonIronman Louisville, Part 1