December 27, 2009


Many people have been asking me. And yes, Tri It is having another spin-a-thon.

January 10th, 2010 at Rundle College (4336 16th Street SW)

There will be both a live auction and a silent auction. A few special items will be auctioned off during the ride. A silent auction will be a great chance to get a good deal on unique triathlon inspired gifts.

To register: email: or come visit us at the Tri It store!

9am – 12 pm: Spin #1
12pm – 1pm: Break!
1pm- 4pm: Spin #2

Entry fee includes:
-Swag bag
-3 or 6 hrs of riding with top coaches and elite athletes
-Instruction from the best in the local community
-Spolumbo’s Sandwiches
-Nutrition Samples
-Door prizes
-The chance to meet people and other
-Spin a thon races and contests will take place
-Help local athletes get to the next level
-Awesome giveaways
-Great workout!
-Tons of fun
-Awards to best dressed, biggest puddle o sweat, dirtiest bike, and funnest person!

For more information go to:

December 26, 2009

Christmas 2009

I anxiously awaited the arrival of my brother and his wife here in Portland (at my parents house) Christmas Eve. Unfortunately after a ridiculous day of delayed flights, cancelled flights and flights that came to Portland but couldn't land due to fog, they finally arrived Christmas day. So, we had Christmas afternoon instead of Christmas morning. You really realize that it is being with your family that all that matters for Chrsitmas.

Since they have arrived we have been playing Wii (which by the way I think I have done something to my shoulder from playing these crazy games), playing cards, shopping, eating mom's cookies, and playing card games. It has been a wonderful break of taking it easy, however my waistline might not agree.

It has been cold here in Portland (well, cold for Portland) and I did not get as much running in as I wanted - I only packed shorts! Luckily today it was warm enough to head out for a great run in the sunshine. It was nice not to have to contest with the extreme cold and snow/ice that I have to at home. I am such a fair weather runner.

Portland is a very cool place to run in and I love it here. Dad and I are planning my trip here in May for the Eugene 1/2 marathon, and all that we are going to see while we are in Eugene. We are most excited to see the University of Oregon and look around there. It is supposed to be an amazing university. I am so excited to go to Track Town, USA (what they call Eugene) and see a few pieces of track and field history.

Back to Calgary and reality tomorrow. I think I will get a run in before I go!