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in Home, Life with a Triathlete, The Races, The Sport of Spectating

TRIATHLON RACE VENUES – TRIWIFE VS TRIATHLETE

Do triwives and triathletes pick race locations for the same reason?  What are their favorite race venues and why?  Which races are on their wish lists?  Well, I recently attended the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Mont Tremblant and decided to take full advantage of being around all these triwives and triathletes at the same time.  What better time to find the answers to these…

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in Home, Life with a Triathlete

DO’S AND DON’TS FOR A HAPPY LIFE WITH A TRIATHLETE (triathlete’s perspective)

We TriWives have become accustomed to the lifestyle of being married to a triathlete and for the most part, love it.  It’s not always easy, though.  For us, life with a triathlete has meant big changes in our day-to-day activities, vacations, personal life, dealing with the kids, etc.  So, we decided to look at what has worked and what hasn’t for us, to keep harmony…

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in Home, Ironman, Life with a Triathlete

ROMANTIC TRIATHLON RACE VENUES – YES, THEY DO EXIST!

Aaaah, romance….. The TriWives love a little romance in their lives. Really, who doesn’t? But can triathlons and romance go hand in hand? We thought so and remember, romance isn’t just about the physical place; it’s also a state of mind. So, with Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, we decided to get into the spirit and write about the MOST ROMANTIC TRIATHLON RACE SITES that we…

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in Kids in Tow, Life with a Triathlete

LIFE PROGRESSIONS OF ONE TRIATHLON FAMILY – PART 1

The triathlon lifestyle, not to mention life in general, certainly changed for one young couple who went from no children to one child and soon to be two children, all in just 4 years – not to mention caring for their adorable, Earl!  It certainly has been filled with “lessons learned.”  Take advantage of their journey and read how this triathlon family manages the lifestyle…

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in Ironman, Kona Bound, The Sport of Spectating

IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP KONA – TIP #4 RACE NIGHT

Well, your triathlete has crossed the finish line at the Ironman World Championship and has heard, “YOU ARE AN IRONMAN.”  So, now what? He/she will be ushered away from the finish line by volunteers and all the normal tasks will be preformed; timing chip removed, water and cold towel given out, finisher’s picture taken, finisher’s swag doled out, and then an escort to the athlete…

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in Food & fun, Ironman, Kona Bound, North America

ALOHA KONA BOUND – TRISUPPORTER TLC

The day before the race, while all the athletes are off their feet resting and feasting, it is the perfect time for a little trisupporter TLC. Last year in Kona, while our athletes all rested, triple checked their race bags, quadruple checked their bikes, sat, ate, drooled over the bikes entering bike check in, and repeated, we high-tailed it out of there.  In the past,…

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in Ironman, Kona Bound, The Sport of Spectating

IRONMAN WC KONA TIP #3 – BIKE TO RUN AND RUN COURSE VIEWING

Hopefully, you enjoyed your lunch or whatever break you took while your triathlete was out on the bike.  But, now is the time you really need to watch where you are.  One year, it literally took us an hour to get back to the spot we like to be to watch the run – due to both the crowds and trying to cross the street….

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in Food & fun, Ironman, Kona Bound, North America, Restaurants

ALOHA BIG ISLAND/KONA RESTAURANT PICKS

Hopefully you enjoyed our article, Aloha Big Island/Kona Bound – Best Activities and have your time in Hawaii all planned out. As promised, our Local Expert, Kathy Boyd, is back with her Kona restaurant picks while on the Big Island. As it is called the Big Island for a reason, we are dividing the recommendations into districts and will start with Kailua-Kona. Happy dining….. Kathy’s…

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in Food & fun, Home, Ironman, Kona Bound, North America

ALOHA BIG ISLAND/KONA BOUND – BEST ACTIVITIES

Aloha Again!  Kathy Boyd, dropping in to give you some of my TOP activity recommendations while you’re on the Big Island.  These allow you to experience the island in a myriad of ways (by air, land, and sea), as well as do a few of things you can ONLY DO on the Big Island (not Maui, Oahu, or even the mainland for that matter!).  Here…

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