I kicked things off with my longest swim of the year so far. 3750 yards and it actually went by comfortably! Always more fun when I get to do it in one of our nicer local pools.
On Saturday I rode and rode and rode some more...75 miles alone in the wind and cold and hills. I did get some lovely views down at Uvas where I raced last week.
Off the bike, my instructions were to run the hilliest course I could find. I planned ahead by parking at one of the trailheads for Quicksilver County Park, which is SUPER DUPER hilly. Even my coach said so when she saw my data :-) Surprisingly I had a pretty good run, even though it had gotten sunny and hot by the time I was out there.
I spent the rest of my day in a zombie-like state, consuming as many calories as possible. Because Sunday I was back on the bike for a warmup and then off for a long run. By the time all was said and done, I had ridden 85 miles and run 17 miles, in the space of 26 hours. I don't remember the endorphin rush being quite so painful in the past...
Stanley joined me for a recovery nap after all that.
No matter how trashed I was, the boys still require their walks!
This morning, I started the holiday with a nice recovery swim with a Twitter friend at Redwood Shores. The water was so calm compared to last time I was there!
And with that it was time to enjoy the rest of the day with a BBQ at our house. The boys wore themselves out playing and begging guests for food :-)
I hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day!