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Race Result

Racer: Jen Heron
Race: IronGirl Columbia
Date: Sunday, August 22, 2010
Location: Columbia, MD
Race Type: Triathlon - Sprint
Age Group: Female 30 - 34
Time: 1:54:42
Overall Place: 98 / 1839
Age Group Place: 10 / 241
Comment: My best time ever!!!

Race Report:

swim- 17:57
ti- 2:21
Bike- 1:04:05
t2- 1:22
run- 28:59

I have been trying for 5 solid years to break 2 hours. I have 2 kids under 2 and a VERY supportive hubby, who like to see me shine. I am so proud of this time, it took me 48 hours to finally cut off my hot pink Aflac bracelet.

I just want to give a shout out to Marcos and the nice other gentleman, who's name I didn't get, for letting me use their phones to try and call my hubby after the race. I knew he was hiding with the kids somewhere to get out of the rain.

I also wanted to mention that I am not a very active member of MMTC because I work full time and because of the babies. I did get a few strange looks as I grabbed half a bagel for my daughter and a cookie at the end of the race. I wish I had more time to train with the club and participate in the RBR's. But now that i know what I am capable of I want to try for a half Ironman next year :)

Thanks to those few friendly faces that recognized me and said good job at the end.