Last Week’s Workouts

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Working at yesterday Ramblin’ Rose got me REALLY excited for my race (I run our Facebook page – like us if you’d like some workout inspiration, even if you’re not in North Carolina)!




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It was the fifth of six events. Our final event is in Chapel Hill at the beginning of October, and it’s already sold out. I can’t believe how fast the season went…


It was a busy week.  I did a LOT of swimming.  Towards the weekend, I started to get a bit sick and ended up with some chest congestion.  I think Henry is giving me gym childcare germs, except it appears he has an excellent immune system and is apparently impervious to the same sicknesses. So, Friday + Saturday weren’t as great as I’d like, but… what can you do?  Besides move onwards and upwards this week?


Monday: 1000 yard swim

Tuesday: 2200 yard swim + 40 minute run

Wednesday: 45 minute bike + 1:15 minute run

Thursday: 2500 yard swim

Friday: 750 yard swim, and then I got kicked out of the pool because the gym closed early (grrr!)

Saturday: 1 hour bike

Sunday: 2:30 minute bike + 23 minute run


Total:  6450 yards of swimming (wow! 3.7 miles!), 14 miles of running (give or take), 4:15 hours of biking


On Sunday, I worked at the race, and then I changed clothes at noon and did my own workout.  That was nice because I got to ride around some quiet, rural streets.

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Verdict on the new bike? I LOVE IT.


I leave you with this too-cute photo of Henry and Kristien dressed in the Manchester United kits.


Too bad the intense adorableness didn’t help the team win their game!



  • Whitney September 23, 2013, 10:02 am

    My hubs is a huuuge United fan and was not a happy camper yesterday! 🙁 I opted to stay outside and mess around the yard during the game to avoid the screaming! haha

  • Michelle @ A Healthy Mrs September 23, 2013, 10:53 am

    Love the pic of Kristien & Henry — too cute!
    Congrats on a great training week!

  • Ami September 23, 2013, 11:18 am

    That picture is adorable! My son has the same kit since I married a Brit too. Can’t wait to put it on him.

  • Taylor @ Single-tracked Mind September 23, 2013, 12:53 pm

    No rest day this week? Is that why you got sick, potentially?

    • Caitlin September 23, 2013, 12:54 pm

      I don’t know – I doubt it. Two of those workouts were pretty tame; more like active rest.

  • Sara @ LovingOnTheRun September 23, 2013, 1:29 pm

    What a cute picture! This looks like such a fun event – glad it got you motivated! I am sure when I go watch my husband run his 2 marathons next month I will want my goal even more. Races do amazing things to motivation!

  • Runner Girl Eats September 23, 2013, 5:29 pm

    Great week of workouts! Hope you are feeling better soon 🙂

  • Nancy September 23, 2013, 6:15 pm

    Love the picture of Henry, what a sweetie pie 🙂 Go Manchester!

  • Kathy September 23, 2013, 10:44 pm

    ok, if they animated Henry, they couldn’t make him any cuter! He’s adorable

  • Sydney September 24, 2013, 12:47 pm

    OMG. Henry’s little fauxhawk… too cute for words. And those are some killer workouts! Congrats on a good week!

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