Ironman race day is always an amazing experience. People from all over the world converge on a single location for 140.6 miles of racing. All walks of life, dozens of languages, men, women, young, and old. It’s not about all the hours of training that everyone has in common. It’s the respect that [...]
Making it to the starting line is a gift. We are so close I can hardly stand it. The bikes are on a truck headed for the mountains of Canada. We’ve packed enough salt tablets to seriously help out with the winter driving conditions in a couple of months. I hope they don’t get confiscated [...]
The following is my race plan as best as I can determine at the moment.
Saturday: Check in bike, bags, etc. Dinner – 3p.m.-4p.m Feet up and relaxing by 5p.m Bed – 8p.m.
Race Day: Wake: 4a.m. Breakfast – Bagel w/ peanut butter, Cup of coffee. Sip electrolyte drink mix until race start. 1 Gel [...]