Well, I did it!!! I just signed up for Ironman Louisville 2013. It will be my first full iron triathlon....and it takes place on my 50th birthday!! Let the training begin!!
Fitness/weight goals for 2014
1) STAY INJURY FREE!!!
2) Get to 189 lbs by the end of July 2014...and stay there (as of 4-25-14 was at 203 lbs)
3) Complete Ironman Chattanooga in under 14 hours
4) Break 4 hours in a stand alone marathon (Goal race=Rocket City 12/13/14)
5) 4,500 total overall miles for the year:
Swim: 100 miles
Bike: 3,000 miles
Run: 1,400 miles
Awesome! Happy you signed up and get to enjoy the full IM. Embrace it, and enjoy every step along the way between now and then.
#1: Do what I can do (250+ training days, 300+ aerobic hours).
#2: Race shape - BUILD aerobic base
#3: Race (Cincinnati MiniMarathon - 3/18, Grand Rapids 70.3 Tri - 6/10, Ironman Florida - 11/2)
Awesome, that is a great one, I loved the finish at 4th street live!
Tri-Kev Here are my favorite links: My new running club Swim 2.4 miles. Ride 112 miles. Run 26.2 miles. Then brag for the rest of your life. -Commander John Collins, Ironman Triathlon creator
You will be an IM. Enjoy the journey! What ever happened to the Branson 70.3 race report?
Swim , Bike, and Run A LOT
I never did write it up....got busy between work & training and then the holidays. Thanks for the reminder I'll try to write one up soon