Ironman DONE!

I am proud to call myself an Ironman / Ironwoman!  And I am so pooped after this!  I finished in 16:22.  More later.  Over & Out.

 

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Ready or Not…

… we’ve got 5 days to go!  This shit is real, and I’m finally feeling ready.

I’ve done my longest workouts EVER. Including a 12 hour long training day consisting of swim, bike, run (& eat).  I may have just done my longest Open Water Swim this past weekend, probably not a taper “do,” but it was definitely a confidence builder.

I’ve practiced in my speed suit, my tri kit, my helmet & gu’s.

I’ve visualized this race. Que sera, sera.  What happens, happens.  You leave it all out there on the floor (well, rein it in until mile 18 of the run, then let it out).

And I was so touched today by my co-workers who decorated my cube space with Ironman cheers:

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It’s been a long six months, and i’m still processing what I’ve learned through the training process, but I’m ready to go!

 

Types of Ironman Athletes

Pretty much everything I’m searching in my free time is related to Ironman.  I’m looking at things on Recovery from Ironman, how to decide if you want to do another one, how much practice in your speedsuit you need (it’s still 60’s in Lake Michigan), and I found this posting I thought I’d share on 20 Athletes You’ll See at Ironman:

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Enjoy!