Rocky 50: Scared-of-the-dark, electronics fail, huge PR

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February 2014, Huntsville Texas, 2014   Race goals: #1 – finish under 13 hours #2 – don’t get injured, lots of racing ahead Strategy agreed with coach – go out easy for 25 miles, test nutrition plan & enjoy the race! Pick up the last ½ if feeling good. Early start!  Remembering the traffic backup for last weekend’s Rocky Raccoon…

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2013 in Review

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2013 – Short Version:  Finished Ironman career, couple of scary swims, lots of running. Slightly Longer Version: Plan was to compete in both IM Florida and IM Arizona — 2 weeks apart – to finish my IM career at #17.  (I know, “never say never” but seriously? enough already.) IM Florida went well, solid except for a crazy-challenging swim start….

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I Am Isabelle Grace

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Isabelle Grace is not the name I was given a birth.  I changed my name – changed all my names – when the old ones no longer fit.  It took a while – fingerprinting, court filings, license, Social Security, lot of details & a bit of bureaucratic hassle. Renaming is a big deal – spiritually as well as conventionally.  I…

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