My charity Wednesday – building awareness…

I started off my blog with the aim of doing one entry a week (Mondays) to spotlight my training, my learning, and my progress toward my goal of doing an Olympic distance triathlon.  In about July I decided to add a Wednesday series, where I would focus on the charity fundraising I am doing.  In […]

The amazing things people do…

Last week Wednesday I highlighted my friend Elizabeth from college and her Timberman Half Ironman triathlon for the Make-a-Wish foundation.  I have known Elizabeth for a long time and was super excited to spotlight her efforts for charity.This week I am going to spotlight someone I only “know” from the Twitterverse.  I “follow” Richard Jeggo […]

The Timberman – For Make a Wish!

I like to post charity fundraising blog updates on the Wednesdays before races.  No, don’t get excited.  I am not doing the Timberman 70.3 Triathlon (1.2 mile swim, 36 mile bike, and 13.1 mile run) – but my friend from college Elizabeth is, and she is doing it for the Make-a-Wish foundation of New Hampshire.I […]

Crossing the line…

Last year when I crossed the finish line, I cried.  Not because I was in pain – quite the opposite actually.  The 2008 London Triathlon took place in gale force winds and horizontal rain, so I decided to go nice and slow during the tri to make sure to avoid any falls (strictly forbidden by […]

I Tri for the Breast Cancer Campaign

This year I am once again doing the London triathlon for a breast cancer charity – this year by becoming a part of the team which is supporting the Breast Cancer Campaign.My mother died from her breast cancer in 1999 – a full 15 years after her initial diagnosis, after being given 2 all clears, […]

The London Bike-a-thon

I usually post my blog updates on Mondays, however on the Wednesdays leading up to event days I have decided to start to write about the various charities I am supporting.This Sunday, the 19th of July, I am participating in the London Bike-a-thon, which supports Leukaemia Research.  Leukaemia Research supports all types of blood related […]