Kona Bound!!

Last weekend I ran a 5k with my son. Half jokingly, I said towards the end “don’t ever let anyone pass you the last mile of the run”. We smiled at each other and kept trucking along, regardless of the competition. He just eyed the finish line.

Guess what? Ironically, here in Kona… At mile 12, I lost the lead and got 2nd by a mere 40 seconds. Ugh. How does that happen after 5 + hours of racing?? And I can’t keep it together and push harder the last 7 minutes?!

Let’s talk about the good news for a second.
1. 1st place after the bike is – for me – an amazing accomplishment. Finally, I can hold my own on the bike.
2. Holding 1st place throughout the majority of the run is equally as satisfying.
3. Tough course, but body held strong. 7th overall female finish.
And the best part that makes 2nd “ok”……


Goal achieved. Sacrifices worth it.

Race report to come later but in the meantime I am going to sit my tired- albeit excited -body on the beach and do – you guessed it – nothing.


One thought on “Kona Bound!!

Add yours

Leave a Reply to Peter Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: