It’s official…

I don’t think it was any secret that I was planning to race professionally in the coming year, but it is now official!  Today I finally got my Elite License (Pro Card, however you like to call it) for racing in 2015.   If you asked me two years ago, or even last year, where I … More It’s official…

December Update

Here I am on my lunch break, walking through the downtown skyways writing my blog in a note on my phone. Normally I’d be at the pool but the time has come, finally, to take a real break from swimming. I haven’t taken more than a couple days away from the pool since my 16 … More December Update

Dream Bike Vacations

It’s that time of year where I’m normally thinking about putting my tri schedule together for the year. Since I’m still waiting on some schedules to come out I decided to think about something completely different, my dream bike vacations. So far I’ve come up with four but feel free to comment and give me … More Dream Bike Vacations

Quick Update

When the season ended I was pretty ready for a break. I took some time away from the bike and away from running. I took a week or so to get back into workout mode for each sport before I added some more structured workouts again. It was a much needed reboot for my mind … More Quick Update

A Little Ink

The October 15-28 edition of the Villager, a local St. Paul newspaper, featured an article highlighting my recent win at the ITU World Championships.  A huge thanks to Sarah Barker, for stopping by a couple weekends ago to chat over coffee about my experience at World’s, my background and triathlon training.  Another thanks to Brad Stauffer, who stopped … More A Little Ink

Swim Workouts

Now that most of us are moving into the off season you may have started thinking about what you’d like to work on for next year. Or maybe you’re still enjoying some down time and just getting back into the swing of things. No matter what you’re up to, I thought I’d share some tidbits … More Swim Workouts

My First Draft Legal Race – Detroit EDR – Race Report

About a month ago, thinking forward to next year, I had emailed USA Triathlon to find out more about draft legal triathlons as a potential way to get into ITU racing. As a strong swimmer and biker, I may not be the ideal draft legal racing candidate but I didn’t want to write it off. … More My First Draft Legal Race – Detroit EDR – Race Report

Recovery Secrets

As triathletes our bodies take a beating day after day. The thought of using recovery to get faster is probably at the back of our minds. I personally have never been fond of days off, “recovery” days, “tapering” or resting. Unfortunately if you don’t take care of your body eventually it will break down and … More Recovery Secrets

Macalester ‘Macbassador’ for July 2014

I’m honored to share that I was chosen as Macalester’s Macbassador, Alumni Volunteer, for the month of July.  Here’s what they had to say about me: For her steadfast dedication to strengthening the Macalester community, Heather Lendway ’06 is our Macbassador of the Month for July. Lendway, a math and computer science double major, is … More Macalester ‘Macbassador’ for July 2014