USAT National Championships, Olympic-Distance
1500 m swim, 40 km bike, 10 km run
August 8, 2015
Coming off another round of surgeries that sidetracked most of my 2014 season, I wasn’t sure what my “A” race would be for 2015. When a friend suggested trying to qualify for the 2015 USAT National Championships in the spring, it sounded more like a dream than a goal.
Although I had qualified twice previously, I was injured in an accident in 2012 that ended my season early, and the second time conflicted with the Boulder Half Ironman I had planned in 2013. With me just able to start running consistently in March this year after my 2014 surgeries and still having a big cartilage defect in my knee, was qualifying even possible for me? Continue reading