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Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and

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  1. Alex @ Brain, Body, Because

    Oh, wow, that’s awesome! Although, I’d be really, really scared to race πŸ˜›

    1. Lisa Eirene

      They go REALLY fast! It may not look that way by the photos but they do and every year there is at least one crash. Luckily no one has gotten hurt.

  2. Carbzilla

    Oh yeah – we really have to go next year. I’ll look for dates, but let me know if you find them first.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Will do! Like I said, I go almost every year and it’s at the end of August usually. I will let you know. πŸ™‚

  3. Deb

    This is so cool Lisa! I love it! I wish I were there for this!

  4. Roz@weightingfor50

    What a HOOT!!!!! Great photos of a great time. Have a good Monday Lisa.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Glad you guys are enjoying the photos! πŸ™‚

  5. Michelle @ Eat Move Balance

    This was so fun to read! I’ve never seen this sorta stuff before! Looks like a blast. πŸ™‚

    1. Lisa Eirene

      My boyfriend said he did this as a kid. So did my dad when he was a kid. Maybe it was a boy thing? Anyways, it was fun to watch!

  6. Lori

    That looks like fun! We have something called outhouse races here at the winter carnival where teams pull decorated outhouses across the frozen lake πŸ˜€ Fun stuff!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Oh my gosh that is too funny!!! I want to see pictures of THAT!

  7. K @ Finding a skinnier me

    You make me want to live there!!!!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      That’s cool! Have you ever visited Oregon? There is always something going on here…I think the Pirate Festival is coming up in a few weeks!

  8. Simply Life

    oh my gosh, this looks like such a fun event to see in person!

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