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Stories of a Traveling Diva · 1Y ago

The Triathlon Training Adventures of Lisa & Lynne

Lynne and I are the dynamic “old lady” (60 & 50 years old respectively) duo on the RipIt Coaching Team.  Since we have a pretty similar pathetic pace running, we have decided to team up and be accountability buddies and do some of our training/work...
Stories of a Traveling Diva · 1Y ago

Diva Review: Vino Mio Foldable Wine Bottle

I have been know to enjoy some wine from time to time and recently got the opportunity to try out the Vino Mio Foldable Wine Bottle.   It can be quite the challenge to take your favorite b...
Stories of a Traveling Diva · 1Y ago

The Invisible Disability: A Mental Health Crisis in Children

Not your child, right? How could a child that has “everything” – a loving family, 3 hots and a cot of their own, opportunity, nurturing, camps, sports, ipad…blah, blah, blah…be depressed, h...
Stories of a Traveling Diva · 1Y ago

Race Report: 33rd Transamerica Chicago Triathlon

I collected another piece of awesome bling at the 33rd Transamerica Chicago Triathlon know to be one of the largest triathlon’s in the world. Over 7000 competitors over 2 days of racing. It...
Stories of a Traveling Diva · 1Y ago

Race Report: 26th Annual West Point Triathlon

ANOTHER BREAKTHROUGH! A PODIUM FINISH!!!I registered for this race at the last minute so I could attend the Acceptance Day Parade at West Point for the New Cadets – particularly “my” new cad...
Stories of a Traveling Diva · 1Y ago

Race Report: 2015 Maryland Olympic Duathlon

BREAKTHROUGH!!!!   …and I knew it was going to be an awesome race for me after I crested the first big double climb at the 3 mile mark, powering over the top; passing 2 ladies.   I didn’t s...
Stories of a Traveling Diva · 1Y ago

Race Report: Escape The Cape Triathlon

I ESCAPED!!!   This had to be one of the most fun races I have done is a long time right up until… I’ll get to that part in a minute.   What’s so fun about it? You get to JUMP off a ferry ...
Stories of a Traveling Diva · 1Y ago

Race Report: 2015 Paris Marathon

Paris in Spring!   One of the most beautiful cities in the world…why not run there. It would be exhilarating and beautiful. So, when I entered the lottery for an entry and got accepted, I HA...
Stories of a Traveling Diva · 1Y ago

Disney Glass Slipper Challenge 2015

First up on The TravelDiva’s race schedule was the Disney Glass Slipper Challenge – February 21-23.   WE HAD A BLAST! 19.3 leisurely miles over 2 days! Anytime MsPattey and I get together it is a raging, gut busting, hilarious, grown women gone wild ...
Stories of a Traveling Diva · 1Y ago

REGISTRATION OPEN! Columbia Half Marathon & 5K

                Rip It Events, LLC, a sports event management company, announces the laun...