9.19.2009

My First Tri.

Well, I am here to tell the story, so you probably know by now that I survived my first triathlon. I was quit bummed when they closed the Lake 2 days before the race because they found round worm. Instead of an 800 meter swim they changed the race to a 75 yard swim (1/9th of the original) plus an additional 1 mile run back to the transition area. I think every swimmer there was bummed, but what can you do. The race was tough (especially the hills on the bike portion), but my real goal was to train for it so that I could loose weight, and I did...20 lbs of it. I am excited to do my next one so that I can start training soon. Here are some pics from the day.

Tawni and I after the race.
Me finishing.
Close to the end.
Coming close to the end.
Finishing the bike portion of the race.
Emma and Marcus during the race.
Marcus building a house.
Starting the bike portion out of the transition area.
The kids.
The transition area...me coming in from the swim+run portion.
Me talking to Tawni before the race.

Love, Tamber

7 comments:

Becky said...

What a bummer about the race! I guess you will just have to do another one next summer. It looks like tons of fun (and lots of work!!!). Great job.

The May's said...

So awesome Tamber!! I wish I could have been at the finish line to cheer you on!!

lapierrefamily said...

You are amazing! I am so happy for you! I wish I was there too!!

Cort and Amy said...

Way to go on losing 20 lbs! That is so great! How long was the bike and running portions? I've been wanting a bike forever. What kind of bike do you have? Do you like it? Gosh, that's so awesome. Good job Tamber!

strum family said...

Way to go tamber! That's awesome you were in a triathalon, and 20 lbs, that's great!

Darin and Shannon said...

Congrats! thats awesome! doesnt it feel good to finish a race? sigh i miss that :)

Homer and Queen said...

So proud of you for do that!!! We miss you guys at the games, Kai has been in the hospital for 3 weeks now and we are looking at another 2. Hope to see you soon!!!