Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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Nurse Ratched    pirate
02/05/2013 at 18:10

PS Well done Tim, speedier than me!

M...eldy    pirate
02/05/2013 at 18:18

Because if its downhill all the way home thats cheating 

02/05/2013 at 21:43

Good biking you two. Ive managed 6 miles this week

Nurse Ratched    pirate
02/05/2013 at 22:56

I've just got my first iPhone so this just to to see if I can post from it!

Nurse Ratched    pirate
02/05/2013 at 22:57

Well whaddyaknow?!

M...eldy    pirate
03/05/2013 at 07:06

Well check you out !!  Lil Miss technology!!

I fully intend to finish work at 2pm today and get out on my mtb for a few hours, whats the betting it will rain ??  

03/05/2013 at 09:16

Meldy, rain and mountain bikes go together!

WildWill    pirate
03/05/2013 at 09:35

I have an 80miler planned for this eveing ... and its dam windy here at the moment 

WhizKid    pirate
03/05/2013 at 10:09

80 miles in the evening will fair play.. That's a fair old jaunt after work I'm off for a leisurely 18 mile run

M...eldy    pirate
03/05/2013 at 11:38

Tim that is indeed true but I have had quite enough of the wet stuff to last a lifetime thank you !!

03/05/2013 at 12:58
SossigeDog wrote (see)

. Are you racing or helping?



Both getting there early to get in the first wave then helping out afterwards. Well I think that's the plan I'm down for marshal point 9 on the bike route with 2 others.


M...eldy    pirate
03/05/2013 at 17:58

90 mins on the mountain bike in the sun  

Just what the doctor ordered

04/05/2013 at 13:32

See you tomorrow then Ali. I'm on the cycle dismount area with Arleya 


bit of good news today. Despite my tendonites preventing me from swimming or running, i just did a 54 mile bike ride with no discomfort 

05/05/2013 at 20:18
M...eldy    pirate
05/05/2013 at 21:03

You can tell the weather has got better .... the post count has come down 

11 miles run earlier along the tow path in lovely sunshine

06/05/2013 at 12:33

Andy, great news on the bike ride mate.

Ah sun, isn't it lovely!  Rest day today, off for a walk with the family. 

Nurse Ratched    pirate
06/05/2013 at 13:44

I had a crappy long run on Saturday and was really disheartened afterwards. It was fine on the way out, but turning into the wind for the homeward half was bloody awful. I ended up walking a lot of it because it was just as quick as attempting to run. Can't remember the last time I walked during a run. On my feet for 2hrs 10min and managed a pants 10.5 miles. 

However, I've been out for a trot this morning and did a lovely 5 miles in under 50 mins, and enjoyed every stride.

Onwards and upwards. 

M...eldy    pirate
06/05/2013 at 15:33

Nursey its those runs that you can look back on tho when the going gets tough in IM ... and the going will get tough  

Late finish last night/this morning and then a swim today before work

Nurse Ratched    pirate
06/05/2013 at 21:57

40 sweaty minutes of Audiofuelling with Chrissie - time for a bath methinks.

WildWill    pirate
07/05/2013 at 12:06

Looking back on week 8

For me, last week was my biggest week so far – a total of 17.25hrs training (plus 7.5hrs hiking) with over 11 of those hours on the bike

This included by first 2 rides on my road bike (this year) including a 75miler on Friday (@ an average speed of 17.1mph)

Quit happy with the progress


Week 9 will be more of a step back and recover week 

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