A Beautiful Race Pro triathlete, Rachel McBride (a.k.a. The Purple Tiger), talks about pulling out all the stops to show up at the start line ready to go and have a beautiful race at the Ironman Championships in Kona this weekend.

The biggest race of my career – the Ironman World Championships in Kona – is just a few days away. It has taken 3 Ironman races, 3 Ironman 70.3 races and almost a year and a half of injury-free training consistently to get to this point. I have to admit: once I qualified in July,… [view more]