Friday, May 13, 2011

The Big Easy

I'm headed to New Orleans to race the 5150 Olympic triathlon Sunday.

New Orleans painting by Debra Hurd.

I chose this race for a couple reasons:
  • I've never been to New Orleans.
  • I'm trying to learn how to race all-out-HARD - hence the shorter race.
  • I hear they have good donut-things (beignets) among other  region-specific stuff in New Orleans.
Steven can't make this race, so I'm bringing a super support crew in my mother-in-law and aunt. Look out New Orleans!!

14 comments:

ONEHOURIRONMAN said...

Do not forget to go to Pat Obriens for a Hurricane...
Have a good race

Steve said...

Do you do any artwork??? You definitely have an eye for stuff. I thought that was a great drawing.

I am going to give your link to my brother in law just for that picture/drawing.

Good Luck this weekend. My big race this weekend is Oscars. I have been following him for a long time, and I think he can do something special. :)

I'll read about yours though. :)

Have fun!! :)

xoxo

Beth said...

You will love the beignets!!! They are sooooo good. :) Have a blast and enjoy going HARD!

elizabeth said...

Good luck CW!! :) Enjoy the big easy.

Barb said...

Have an awesome time Charisa!! I loved New Orleans. Beignets are amazing. Hope the race goes well!

Jill Costantino said...

Kick some booty out there this weekend! GOOO FAST!

Teresa said...

Go speedy Charisa Go!!!

Alison said...

Sounds cool - good luck!

Damie said...

ahh!! I forgot you were doing this! Okay, you have to let me know if you want restaurants...bars...fun times...I will send you the local to do list :) Have a great race!!!!

Kathleen @ ForgingAhead said...

Have a great race and enjoy New Orleans - it's an amazing city. And beignets are truly yummy. Wish they lasted a few weeks - I'd ask you to pick me up some :-)

Libby said...

GO CHARISA!!!!
the beignets are worth the trip alone :)

Herrad said...

Hi Charisa,
I hope you do/did well.
Hi.
I just passed by to say hello.
I hope you are doing well.
Love,
Herrad

ADC said...

I am a bit late but hope it went well.

Heidi Austin said...

congrats yesterday! i think i saw you but never had the chance to say hi.. that bike was rough... hope you had a little bit of fun in new orleans :) and yes beingets are awesome!