The trials, tribulations and nonsensical babbling of a triathlete training for her first Ironman.

Monday, June 19, 2006

10 Things I Learned While Training this Weekend

10. I need to eat more on the bike, especially when it's hot.

9. Gu & Powergel don't mix

8. My ipod needs a new battery

7. Mississauga & Etobicoke don't seem to believe that water fountains are necessary in public parks

6. Woodpeckers can peck bugs out of the ground too!

5. There are deer living in Marie Curtis Park.

4. Sun can turn your skin a lovely shade of purpely red

3. Hot Gatorade does not sit well in my stomach.

2. Running for an hour at 3:00 pm on the hottest day of the year so far will lead to a meltdown.

1. Sunblock needs to be re-applied on a regular basis over a 5 hour ride.


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