Upping the Distance

Written by Mommy Cameron | Getting Fit

In 2010 I only competed in 5Ks and 10Ks.  In 2011 I moved onto half marathons.  In 2012 I focused on half marathons and competed in my first triathlon.  Last year I only did triathlons.  There is a pattern here.  Every year I up my goals a little more.

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So you might be asking what is in store for 2014, well, I am going to move from doing only sprint triathlons to doing one or two olympic distance triathlons.

I remember watching the olympic distance athletes compete last year at the Disco Triathlon and thinking that I wanted to try that at least once.   It is kinda like I think I want to do a marathon, just once.  So I decided that this year was going to be the year.

My A race for the year is going to be an olympic distance race in June.  Depending on how that goes, I might try a second olympic distance race in September.  We shall see.  Currently, I have planned one sprint triathlon about a month before each olympic distance race as way to check myself and see what I might need to focus on that last month.  It sounds like a good plan, in theory.  Now I just need to come up with a training plan.  Wish me luck.

Are you upping the distance this year?