Smoothie

10 Things We Love that Have (Almost) Nothing to do with Travel

Julie Travel Gear 4 Comments

It’s that time of year again…the time when travel gear guides flood the internet just in time for the holiday shopping season. We have decided to do something different. Rather than writing about packing cubes and solar cell phone chargers, we thought it would be more fun to write about some of our favorite things we use in everyday life. …

Ironman Italy

Racing Ironman Italy

Julie Italy 6 Comments

Ironman Italy is destination racing at its finest. Swim in the Adriatic Sea, cycle past pink flamingoes and through Sangiovese vineyards, and then run through a charming coastal town. What a spectacular setting for a race! Add in its location near popular spots like Venice, San Marino, and Florence, and this makes a great destination to combine Ironman triathlon racing …

Tim Rivenbark Ironman

Racing Ironman Barcelona

Julie Spain 2 Comments

Tim and I have been competing in triathlon races for years. The farthest we ventured from home was Florida, competing in Ironman Florida in 2009 (Julie) and 2010 (Tim). Both of us have dreamed about racing in Europe. But it seems so far to travel, just for a triathlon. In the summer of 2015, Tim expressed interest in racing Ironman Barcelona. …

Eagleman

IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman: A Guide for Triathletes

Julie United States 12 Comments

IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman is a big race for a small town. This half Ironman distance race is one of the longest running Ironman sanctioned 70.3 events, with triathletes competing since 1996. This is a race that draws competitors from not just across the USA but from around the world. In 2016, athletes from 45 states and 53 countries were present. Not …