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Tori B.

Tampa Bay, Florida
I’m a 25 year old vegan athlete completely obsessed with running, biking, swimming and peanut butter. I live in Saint Petersburg, Florida with my amazing boyfriend, Patrick.
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Paris Marathon Training: Catch Up by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Bonjour from Paris! Patrick and I are currently enjoying our dream European honeymoon. I owe you all some major catch up posts from marathon training, life, etc ... Read on »
Race Recap: Best Damn Race Half Marathon by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan After having an incredible time at the Best Damn Race 10K last year, I told the girls that I would love to have my bachelorette party at this year’s race weekend. I knew I ... Read on »
Paris Marathon Training: Week 8 by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan This week was full of really awkward sore muscles. I set out the door Monday for some speed work and made it 200ft before I got a sharp pain in the top of my quad. It hurt ... Read on »
Paris Marathon Training: Week 7 by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I spent all week trying to cram training in before standing up in a friend’s wedding this weekend. We graduated high school together 10 years ago, and we’re still ... Read on »
Paris Marathon Training: Week 6 by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Another crazy week of weather here in Florida. As you can tell by my dramatic change in wardrobe from Tuesday’s run to Sunday’s run. We started the week in the 30s… ... Read on »
Team SOAS by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I got about this far through the email….”Congratulations! You have been selected for the SOAS Racing 2014 Brand Ambassador Team!”…. before I started screaming in excitemen ... Read on »
A Big Year of Planning by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Reflecting on past posts has got to be one of my favorite parts of writing a blog. It’s like the journal I always wanted to keep as a kid but never kept up with. Who else ... Read on »
Paris Marathon Training: Week 1 by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Yep, that’s right, we’re running the Paris Marathon ! At least I hope that’s what that says…. Patrick and I were back and forth for a while on honeymoon pla ... Read on »
Race Recap: Women’s Half Marathon 2013 by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I always look forward to the Women’s Running Half Marathon . I’ve run this race every year since it started back in 2009. The course goes right through my neighbo ... Read on »
I need a credit card and a paper bag to breath into by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Actual text to Beth and Meghan : ”I need a credit card and a paper bag to breath into… this is really happening” Needless to say, I was more than a little nervous to h ... Read on »
Race Recap: Ironman 70.3 Miami by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan We did it! Another 70.3 in the books! It wasn’t easy, rightfully so, but it was an absolutely incredible experience. I had one goal for this race — PR my bi ... Read on »
The Importance of Training Buddies by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan If I’ve timed this post right, I’m out on the course somewhere heading towards the finish line of my second 70.3. I thought this would be an appropriate time to discuss on ... Read on »
Ironman 70.3 Miami: Training Reflections & Race Goals by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Training Reflections:  I wasn’t exactly in the swim, bike, run mindset when I started this training plan and was having some mixed feelings  about it. I had just gotte ... Read on »
Ironman 70.3 Miami Training: Week 15 by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan This wasn’t exactly an impressive week of training. After Cycle for Life last weekend I was dealing with some major knee pain on the outside of my right knee. It’s happene ... Read on »
CF Cycle for Life 2013 by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Last weekend Meghan and I registered to do a 65-mile charity ride for Cystic Fibrosis . Our friend Beth was on the committee this year and it felt perfectly into both of o ... Read on »
Ironman 70.3 Miami Training: Week 14 by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan This week felt reallly busy. I’ve got a lot going on outside of training, between work and getting ready for a new Body Combat launch. It’s been making these weeks fly by. ... Read on »
Race Recap: Iron Girl Clermont Triathlon by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I’ve been wanting to do an Iron Girl Triathlon since I got into the sport. The closest one in the past has been in Atlanta. I’ve considered making the trip a few times but ... Read on »
Interview with No Meat Athlete author Matt Frazier by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan A few years back, when I was still toying with the idea of making the switch to a plant based vegan diet, I came across an awesome blog called “ No Meat Athlete ” written ... Read on »
Race Recap: North County Wine Run Half Marathon by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan We spent the second half of our trip in Beaverton, just outside of Portland, Oregon. Patrick was asked to be a groomsman in a friend from high school’s wedding. With Patri ... Read on »
Exploring Seattle by Tori B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Patrick and I spent the last few days exploring Seattle. I’ve never been to the Pacific Northwest and have been looking forward to this vacation for almost a year. I’lll b ... Read on »