Monthly Archives: May 2013

Triskaidekaphobia and Fear of Cats (With a K)

Since Streamline Events axed the Marlborough Triathlon from its 2013 lineup, I’ve been as befuddled as the Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon when the Syfy network unceremoniously dumped his fave show. I mean, seriously, Streamline—Marlborough wasn’t just any race. It was … Continue reading

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New England Season Opener 2013: “Suffer Like It’s Childbirth”

“Stop calculating. Compete and win the damn race. Swim bike and run 100 percent— don’t look at the clock. Dig deep and suffer like it’s childbirth.” That was my coach’s doubly perfect comeback when I announced my oh-so-obsessive plan to … Continue reading

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Ludlow Pool Sprint 2013: Rusty, Foggy, Naked

“Time to get the rust off.  The main goal is have a clean race. No big errors and get a solid race under your belt.” That was my coach’s pre-race pep talk in the early-morning hours of April 28th, as … Continue reading

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