1st place National Age Group Champion in the 2 mile cable swim at Lake Placid, NY (6th place overall female)
I received the ALL AMERICAN Masters Swimmer award and recognition for the results of the 2 mile cable swim
1st place overall female at the F.I.R.M Wildcat Triathlon
2nd place overall female (by 1 second) at the Nashua YMCA Sprint Triathlon
2nd place overall female (by less than a second) at the F.I.R.M Appleman Triathlon
2nd place overall female at the Hyanis Sprint Triathlon
I completed several century rides and open water 3-4 mile swims throughout this season training for IM's that I was planning on competing in for the 2014 season but due to an injury that has to do with the alignment of my back & hips I had to rest from racing a good portion of this season and heal.
Another GREAT season of lessons and growth in training and listening to my body. It was still a GREAT summer training with amazing athletes and friends! GOOD TIMES!
1st Place overall female in the 2013 Ashland Lions Sprint Triathlon
1st Place overall female in the 2013 Aquabike Pumpkinman Half Ironman
5th Pro female in the 2013 Pumpkinman Sprint Triathlon
1st Place overall female in the 2013 Emeril Isle Sprint Triathlon
12th Pro female in the Columbia Triathlon
14th Pro female in the IM Eagleman 70.3 Triathlon
12th Pro female in the 2013 IM Lake Placid
2nd overall high point scorer at the 2013 New England Masters Long Course Championships in the 30 – 34 age group.
DNF IM Syracuse 70.3 Triathlon: I went into this race not rested and hoping to do it just as a training day. That said I paid the price. I came out of the water in the lead group and off the bike in 3rd place. I went out onto the VERY HOT run course feeling pretty tired. I ended up dropping out. It was a great experience and I learned more on what my body can take. The race was a beautifully run event and put on in the gorgeous setting of Syracuse, NY.
DNF REV3 Quassy Half Ironman: This was one of my first races of the season and the who’s who came out to compete for the $50,000 purse prize. I knew the course was very hilly and knew it was going to be a very tough field. I came out of the water in the second pack and went out onto the very hilly bike course pushing hard. I pushed it too hard and ended up dropping out on the run. My power numbers were way too high at the beginning of the bike and this caused me to have to drop out. It was another lesson learned on how far I can push my body. This race is one of the most challenging 70.3 courses in the country. It is extremely well run event and put on in a very fun and inviting environment for the entire family to enjoy.
This year was a year of growth and understanding. It was my first year that I ever competed in a full Ironman event. I’m very happy I finished it but most of all I’m happy with how much I learned. It was a year full of a lot of training and hard work. A year that I chose races where I was racing against some of the best athletes in the world. I’m looking forward to taking this knowledge and putting it to use for 2014. CONGRATS to all those that raced and all I raced against. You all inspire me and push me to get stronger and better.