33 responses

  1. Freya @ Brit Chick Runs
    April 24, 2010

    Hey well done!!! Open water is 10 X harder than a pool, so that’s brilliant! You must be proper chuffed ๐Ÿ™‚
    Wow, quite a day in your household ๐Ÿ˜› no doubt Maddie will be having a giant party later right ๐Ÿ˜‰ ?

  2. Kim @ LEO the lion says GER
    April 24, 2010


    Your arms look SO toned, it’s amazing!

  3. kate
    April 24, 2010

    I would love the opportunity to swim in an open lake like that! I need to find the Iowa equivilant of Lucky! Happy Bday Maddie!

  4. Bec
    April 24, 2010

    congrats sounds like a great way to kick off the weekend ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Becky
    April 24, 2010

    Lucky sounds like one fun guy! What a great workout! Nice job tackling the open water.

    Happy Birthday, Maddie!

  6. Sana
    April 24, 2010

    What a GREAT swim and workout! You have so much energy! I love it!

  7. Beth
    April 24, 2010

    Wow that is so cool that guy opens up his water for anyone to do a swim! I’m impressed your Saturday morning… much more accomplished than mine!

  8. Beth @ fatbustermack
    April 24, 2010

    what a fun way to do an open water swim! That’s so generous of lucky and fun for you guys ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Mandy
    April 24, 2010

    Aww that is one of the cutest doggie pictures ๐Ÿ™‚

    Congrats on your awesome swim!

  10. Run Sarah
    April 24, 2010

    Lucky sounds awesome – what a neat thing to do for other athletes! Congrats on completing the swim.

  11. Marina
    April 24, 2010

    I wonder how it is to swim in a lake..I think pretty scary, so congrats on doing it!
    And happy birthday to sweet puppy ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. Samantha Angela
    April 24, 2010

    Wow, great job on your lake swim!!

    and Happy Birthday MAddie!

  13. jentrinque
    April 24, 2010

    Rock on, Meghann! That is so cool! I am so happy you had so much energy left at the end – you’re totally going to kick the triathalon’s ass when you do it!

  14. Snowflakes and Sunshine
    April 24, 2010

    You girls all look fab – yay for bikini (or bathing suit) confidence!

  15. amanda
    April 24, 2010

    you do such fun things. that swimming trip sounds like a blast. especially getting to sign your name. so cool.

    happy birthday to your pup!

  16. Jenna
    April 24, 2010

    What a fun morning! Way to rock the swim and bike ride. HAPPY BIRTHDAY MADDIE!!!!

  17. Erin
    April 24, 2010

    Awesome job! Looks like a lot of fun and a gorgeous day. :mrgreen:

  18. tramey1
    April 24, 2010

    Gosh, I heart swimming! Wish there was more opportunity here in TN! PS that bread always makes me jealous! Looks so good!

  19. Courtney
    April 24, 2010

    Congratulations!! Y’all are so inspiring!

    And happy birthday to Maddie!!! She’s precious! ๐Ÿ˜€

  20. Emilyeatsclean
    April 24, 2010

    What an AWESOME Saturday!!!! And how cool of that man to open his lake/yard/dock to swimmers….that’s so cool!!


  21. runnerforever
    April 24, 2010

    What a fun day, you are seriously going to rock your next event! Great attitude too girl!

  22. caronae
    April 24, 2010

    Happy birthday Maddie and congrats on the awesome swim/brick workout! That sounds so fun. I wish we could do that kind of thing in NYC, but alas, no…I totally remember reading your recap last year and you’ve improved so much! Go Meghann go ๐Ÿ™‚

  23. theprocessofhealing
    April 24, 2010

    Happy Happy Birthday to Maddie!

  24. Julie @ Wearing Mascara
    April 24, 2010

    Awww! Happy birthday Maddie ๐Ÿ™‚ Glad you girls had fun swimming. I actually love open water swimming but that’s because I was raised doing it I think. You’re gonna do great on your tri!

  25. Sarah
    April 24, 2010

    Congratulations! That’s really cool how that guy lets everyone use his lake AND his hot tub too! LOL

    Awe, happy birthday Maddie!

  26. missyrayn
    April 24, 2010

    That place is awesome! Such a fun idea. And congrats on feeling so good doing it.

    Happy birthday Maddie girl ๐Ÿ™‚

  27. chasingthenow
    April 24, 2010

    That open water swim looks like a lot of fun. So nice of this guy to open up his property!

  28. Allie (Live Laugh Eat)
    April 24, 2010


    You covered so many fitness bases today! Good for you, girl!

  29. Ash Bear
    April 24, 2010

    Great job hot stuff! I may just have to start adding swimming into my routine with all the swimspiration i’ve had via blogs lately! ๐Ÿ™‚

  30. Christina
    April 24, 2010

    Lucky sounds like a pretty awesome guy! Congrats on the swim ๐Ÿ™‚

  31. Gabriela @ Fro-Yo Lover
    April 25, 2010

    Congrats, Meghann!
    And Happy B-day to Maddie!
    Brazilian XOXOยดs,

  32. runningwithsass
    April 25, 2010

    wow you are a beast! I am totally NOTa swimmer. I will stick to running!

  33. Ruth
    July 12, 2010

    Looking forward to swimming that lake one day…. Need some training first.. Cant wait.. Thanks Jack for opening your door to so many swimmers…

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