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Carolina John

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I run to keep from smoking. I put down the cigs in 2007 and replaced my addiction with triathlon.
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Not Wordless Wednesday by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This post has a crap ton of pictures for a massive catch up. Each one of these blocks should have been its own post, but I just ran out of time and have to clear space for ... Read on »
It's a weight loss phase, yo! by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Recently I found MyFitnessPal. Less recently, I was enjoying a frivolous offseason. Then suddenly the pants didn't fit quite as well. I knew it was time to bring b ... Read on »
Wordless Wednesday by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon All of us with Neena at a Stop Hunger Now function volunteering in hairnets! Although Evil Genius looks more like a ConeNet EG had an ... Read on »
Almost there! by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Halfway through the month of December already, and I only have 35 miles left to go until I hit my 1200 mile goal this year! Excited doesn't really begin to cover i ... Read on »
Hot Yoga! by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I had a unique opportunity last Friday night to jump into a hot yoga class, so I jumped in. My buddy Keith was able to join me too so that was fun. He doesn't normally prac ... Read on »
Other stuff happened in November too by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon By the numbers, it went like Swim: 20,750 yards, 8 swims Bike: zero Run: 74.1 miles, 1 race Strength: 5 times Yoga: 17 times 74 miles of running isn't the 1 ... Read on »
Remembering Gene by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The reason my posting has been so sporadic over the last few months (and non-existent in the last few weeks) is that my family has been dealing with an eminent loss. Kelley ... Read on »
Wordless Wednesday by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The youngest brooding teenager ever Road trip!     Somebody got sick on the ride back home  We went to vi ... Read on »
Jumping for Pictures by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon While we were in Greenville visiting my parents last weekend, someone had told Mom about a place called Sky Zone. It ended up being a real highlight of the weekend for pict ... Read on »
The time I took the podium! by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon We finally found a good weekend to get back down to Greenville and visit my parents and it turned out to be a blast! Once we decided to go, I stumbled across the Dean Batso ... Read on »
The New Outdoors by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Leave it to Evil Genius. She has actually found a way to redefine "outside". Recently she's been getting more paranoid about spiders and bugs, so we apparently found what s ... Read on »
Winter is Coming by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Maybe it's already here! 36* when I got in the car this morning to head to work. One thing is for sure, October is gone.  Let's see what happened! Swim: 10,150 yards, ... Read on »
Halloween Special by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This year we had an amazing Halloween! My mom made their costumes which came out amazing. The kids wanted to go out as Anna and Elsa from Frozen, which was a pretty common ... Read on »
Funny Friday Ramblings by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Pretty much, since Rev3 Cedar Point, I've been all like seriously. The motivation was kind of there. I was sort of one day looking forward to maybe getting in to ... Read on »
Again with the Wednesday by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The state fair has been going on, and thank goodness it finished last Sunday. Kelley and the kids love the fair, but I am just not fair people. Mostly because the ... Read on »
B2B Redux by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last year my full iron distance race was Beach 2 Battleship , and it was a blast. This years B2B was this past saturday, and I thought I would drive down there since I had ... Read on »
Fall Outing Time! by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This was an interesting time for the Fall Outing. It is a fun day at Camp Kanata in North Raleigh with the rest of the Indian Princess tribe with Evil Genius. It was a beau ... Read on »
5 Things Friday by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon 1. This true.  all true. 2. During the 50k last weekend my left knee got a sharp pain that of course cleared up during recovery. As soon as I felt it ... Read on »
New Stuff Wednesday by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I made an incredible new salsa the other day, I'm calling it the One-of-everything salsa. The garden tomatoes have dried up, so I had to use the last of them plus a couple ... Read on »
New River Trail 50k Done! by Carolina John Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Virginia ended up being state #7 on my 50 state list, and a trail ultra seemed like a good way to go here. Turns out I was right, this race was a blast! I found the New Riv ... Read on »