February 11th 2006 Tour de Palm Springs (probably the 55 mile ride)

March 4th 2006 Tour of Borrego (probably the 40 mile ride)

March 19th 2006 LA Marathon (2nd time around, did it in 2001 right before our wedding!)

March 26th 2006 Strawberry Fields Oxnard Sprint 1/4 mile Swim, 11.5 mile Bike, 3 mile Run

April 2 2006 UCSB Spring Hazard Santa Barbara Sprint 1/2 mile ocean swim, 16 mile bike ride, 3 mile run

April 23rd 2006 Desert Tri (near Palm Springs) Sprint 500 meter swim, 14 mile bike, 3 mile run

Above already changed! Now planning April 22nd Mulholland Challenge (primarily because Dave & I had signed up with Planet Ultra for their Solvang ride but had to cancel and choose another ride).

May 5-7 2006 Wildflower!!! thinking Oly course: 1.5 k swim, 40k bike, 10k run. My first big ‘A’ race.

May 21 2006 Newport Beach Tri Sprint 1/2 mile swim, 12 mile bike, 5K run

June 3rd 2006 Ojai Century

For whatever reason, most of the races I’m considering in June and July don’t yet have dates for 2006. Possibilities include:

  • Breath of Life (possible Olympic) 1.5 k swim, 40k bike, 10k run (‘A/B’ race)
  • Carlsbad Sprint 1K Swim, 25K Bike, 5K Run
  • Solana Beach Sprint 1/4 Mile Ocean Swim, 9 Mile Bike, 3 Mile Run
  • Redondo Sprint 1/2 mile swim, 6 mile bike, 2 mile scenic run (really kind of too short — may just volunteer)

Aug 25-27 2006 Santa Barbara Tri: 1 mile swim, 34 mile bike, 10 mile run (this would be one of my ‘A’ races and really the big one I’m going to focus on)

Late September 2006 Nautica Malibu Sprint 1/2 mile swim, 18 mile bike, 4 mile run (‘A’ race)

October 2006 Hermosa Day at the Beach Sprint 1/4 mile swim, 10 mile bike, 3 mile run (despite getting my ass kicked this year in the surf)

October 2006 Reebok Women’s Sprint Encinitas .75k swim, 20k bike, 5k Run (unless it’s on a different weekend than the Long Beach Bike Tour)

October 2006 Long Beach Bike Tour: so much fun this year I’m gonna do it next year too