Saturday, November 27, 2010

2011 - What to race?

I'm not a 'holiday hopper' - so right when Thanksgiving is over, I'm able to get into the Christmas mood!  (as you can tell by my last post).  Anyway - I was finally able to put up or Christmas decorations:

I know - it's not a ton, but it works for us! 

I'm working on my race schedule for 2011.  Wanting to race some new races as well as staying with a few old ones to see if I can PR.  But the one thing that stinks about living in Florida (besides snowbirds and hurricanes) are that all the races are grouped together.  There are hardly any races between June and August because it's about 1000000 outside.  So here is what I have so far:

Tallahassee Marathon - 2/6/2011 (already signed up for)
Red Hills (Sprint) Tallahassee - 4/9/2011
St. Anthony's (Oly) St. Pete- 5/1/2011
Gulf Coast (70.3) Panama City Beach - 5/7/2011
Augusta (70.3) Augusta - 9/25/2011
Rev 3 (70.3) South Carolina - 10/8/2011
(see what I mean by grouped together)

Not so sure about the Rev 3 - has anyone ever done one of those?  I would love to try something new.  Plus, Ironman took all of my money at IMFL, I would like to support another 'brand'.  :)  

Also, I'm sure I'll throw in more local Olys.

Random thoughts:
Yesterday we had a high of 76 with 100% humidity - and today?  Well, our house is 55 inside because it's 34 outside right now!  Really?  REALLY???  Oh yeah, and we left all of the windows and doors open last night.  The tile floor was pretty chilly this morning - hence my sweet socks:

I am going to be working on my not so mad cooking skills with all of this extra time I have.  So I'm venturing into 'athlete friendly/simple cooking' blogs and web sites.  So if you have a fav PLEASE share! 

Good luck to everyone who is racing in Cozumel on Sunday!!!! 


Tricia said...

Love the little white tree. Too cute!


Based on the comment that wtc got alL your money,I hope u didn't buy the 300 buck shadow box. I did twice before I figured out u can build one smaller and nicer for 50.

Bill said...

I think you've got a good schedule for 2011. If you ever want to fill in any of that gap in the summer, you can always schedule a Sprint or Olympic distance in South Florida. We have a bunch in the summer months.

Aimee said...

I think that looks like a good schedule! I've never done a Rev3 race, but I've only heard great things about them!

Maggs said...

If there were a rev 3 race closer (and not in cold weather) I'd do one. Heard good things about them.

Lisa (bakebikeblog) said...

What an awesome blog you have here!! And your race schedule looks awesome :) We are just coming into our season here and I am in my element!

Big Daddy Diesel said...

I think you should do the American Triple T in Ohio, 4 tris in 3 days!!

Trisaratops said...

Did Rev3 at Cedar Point and it was awesome awesome awesome. Super crazy support from that company. You would not be sorry! :)

Heidi Austin, PT, DPT said...

looks good to me! I'm thinking augusta next year too :)

KC (my 140 point 6 mile journey) said...

Love the Christmas trees. We have a Palm tree that lights up and that's ours. Hope to get together and see you while you are here for St. A's. Nice list of races for the new year.

Maria said...

I was at Rev3 Knoxville last year and it was amazingly organized. The volunteers were great and the race was fun/went super smoothly!