Category Archives: Training

My Adventure with the Point Swimmers in Lake Michigan

This past Saturday, I had the privilege of swimming with the Point Swimmers in Lake Michigan.¬† The story of how I found myself there is the primary reason I love the open water swimming community! I had to be in … Continue reading

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Battling the Boredom

Over the last few weeks, I have trained in a lake in Tennessee, the Chesapeake Bay and in my “home river” – the Rappahannock. Matt has accompanied me on nearly every training swim since the beginning of April and, as … Continue reading

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Spring Training!

I am officially entrenched in Spring Training and loving every minute of it! I started swimming in the Rappahannock River about four weeks ago. The water temp held at a steady 60 for three weeks and last weekend it spiked … Continue reading

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My Own Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k…just not on Monument Avenue

Yesterday, approximately 40,000 people participated in the annual Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k. ¬†Sports Backers couldn’t have ordered better weather for it! ¬†Several years ago, I decided that, instead of running or walking in the 10k, I would swim a 10k … Continue reading

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