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Angela Bancroft Patient Expert

California
I am a Wife, a Mother of three young boys, and an athlete. I am devoted to my family and devoted to their health. While we live a very busy lifestyle, I am determined to instill great eating and excercise habits in my kids. I don't allow time to be an excuse to eat poorly or to not be physically... Full Bio
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2013- The year of taking risks by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This is my 8th year racing triathlons. I am not counting the small one I did in college, the super crazy hard race in Camden I did back in.... 1992? I'm not sure when it was ... Read on »
One of those days by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It's not always easy. I'm not always motivated. Today is one of those days. I have 3 amazing kids. I have a wonderful husband. I have a job I enjoy and I am very luck ... Read on »
REV3 OOB Maine! by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon  It's been a quiet summer on the racing front for me. I kicked it off early and big with a Half Ironman in California in March then an Ironman in Texas in May. At that p ... Read on »
When I was a kid, summer was a ... by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon When I was a kid, summer was a huge endless block of time. I didn't think of it in terms of actual days or months. It was just "summer." School got out and we started playin ... Read on »
TriMoxie Training Camp 2103 by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last week, seven TriMoxie athletes gathered in Paris, Maine for a small training camp.  While our small group traveled quietly on the hilly back roads of Maine instead of on ... Read on »
Since then.... by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon A surprise came in the mail for me the other day Read on »
Ironman Texas...the final hours by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Ironman Texas 2013 Swim start  I think that's me right in the middle...looking up in the pink cap I find it remarkab ... Read on »
Ironman Texas -- by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon My 5th Ironman is now complete.  People had asked me, "why Texas?" and my answer was, " I wanted a challenge. A new experience."  It proved to be just that. A huge ch ... Read on »
This one's for Mom and Dad by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I was recently asked, "When you were young, did anyone tell you to get into sports?" I thought about that for a minute before quickly answering, "No."  I think there was ... Read on »
TEXAS!!!!!!!!!!! by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I can still say, "Next month" I'm racing an Ironman.  But, not for long. It's the 29th... May 1st is staring at me on this page of my calendar. I'm not one of those peopl ... Read on »
Marathon Monday by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon My day started at 4 a.m. in Houston. I had a long travel day ahead. I was excited and so eager to see my family.  Five days away is a long time for this Mom.  So I hopped ... Read on »
Oceanside 70.3 Race Report by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Travelling to California from Maine for a 70.3 at the end of March, was a risk for me.  In the end, I'm so happy I dove in head first and took it. I stepped out of my comfor ... Read on »
Stepping outside... by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The pier swim start  overlooking the run route  Read on »
I can't make up my mind!!! by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I am sitting here in a complete flux. I have no idea what to do. I'm racing Ironman Texas. In May. The problem is, I live in Maine. This time of year, it's part snowy, ... Read on »
What's up?? by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I decided to break the mold of my typical Tri Season and sign up for some EARLY early season races. Hmm.... I'm starting to wonder what I was 'on' when I decided t ... Read on »
43! My magic number ( A race report.... ) by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon CAPE ELIZABETH 10 MILE ROAD RACE 2013   I turned 43 last month. I don't  like that number. Not sure why.... it just sounds... old. It sounds...... or rather it do ... Read on »
It's 2013!! How did that happe ... by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It's 2013!! How did that happen?? Here we go... off on a New Year!   This time of year is both refreshing and overwhelming.  The big holiday season has come and gone and we' ... Read on »
Interrupted.... by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last week was so busy. My kids had a snow day on Monday and that threw me for a loop. Monday is one of my super high powered work 'til I drop dont' stop to eat days. But wit ... Read on »
Jingle Bell 5K Race report by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Even though it's still 2012, I started the new season yesterday with what is likely to become an annual family event.  My gang of 5 ran the race last December and thi ... Read on »
Data by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Here I go again... attempt #..... 6? I am failing my blog big time. I have started multiple posts, finished one only to take that back down because my tone wasn't where I wa ... Read on »