How bad were you...

...1 year before your first IM?

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WildWill    pirate
15/12/2010 at 11:29

Several years on and im still worst than a lotof theses newbeis

02/05/2011 at 22:05
Ding dong!
02/05/2011 at 22:07
Madlot wrote (see)
Ding dong!

The witch is dead?
02/05/2011 at 22:09
The witch is dead, the witch is dead.

02/05/2011 at 22:13

Ding dong, the wicked witch is dead!

Why are we singing?

05/03/2012 at 18:35
*bouncing for MarkofKent*
Slagiatt    pirate
05/03/2012 at 20:34
Oooo not seen this thread before .. Mine was

Swim ... Breast stroke maybe 50metres , fc not at all

Ride ... Longest ride 15 miles

Run... Hadn't run in few years , but could prob manage a couple of miles with a few rests along the way .

A lot can change in a year eh
Doner Kebab    pirate
05/03/2012 at 22:34
one year ago ..

could almost swim 25m - i really mean almost

hadnt biked for 20 years

did my first 10k run in april 2011 - and not that quickly as I was a fat chuffer

nearly one year on and its party time at the Outlaw soon - wouldnt have even dreamed of doing it if i hadnt looked on here and led astray
Nurse Ratched    pirate
20/04/2012 at 15:22
I'm aiming for IM in 2014, so still 2 years away, but this thread is a brilliant confidence booster. I haven't drowned yet and I can run (slowly), but I fell off my bike last year and am being a big jessie about getting back in the saddle. Maybe I need a kick up the backside as much as a confidence boost.
20/04/2012 at 22:33
Ha ha slag

Wasn't that your biggest training week for Wales?
27/09/2012 at 07:37
Boing for Purpletrilady
seren nos    pirate
27/09/2012 at 07:46

I thought it was crashies thread but didn't look far enough back on his thread history

purpletrilady    pirate
27/09/2012 at 14:18
Thx
Crash Hamster    pirate
27/09/2012 at 20:40

I've talked some proper bollox since then, Seren

M...eldy    pirate
27/09/2012 at 20:57

I think we need a new one 'how bad are you one year after'

10/01/2013 at 16:18

what a lovely thread.  cant wait to come back in 6 months with a couple of medals maybe....

 

swim

25m - 50 if I can have a rest half way

bike

own a very expensive at the time road bike ( very pre internet ) and a average mtb but anymore than 2 miles and id be very unhappy - were talking mentoring the kids distance until they got bored

run

why ? - i own a car.

maybe 400m

21st.8lbs couch in august 2012.( as of 10-1.13 :   19st10, run 6-7 miles, bike 20-40miles swim 2000m and growing all but the lard )   come on outlaw!

Bouncing Barlist    pirate
18/07/2013 at 15:34

Boing for Newbies who dont know they want to do an Ironman in 2014 yet

Also for those completing their first in 2013 to add their start point if they want.

18/07/2013 at 15:56

I was planning on not looking to enter a "big" event until after I have completed the London Marathon in April. This thread is making me think a bit harder........

Britrisky    pirate
18/07/2013 at 16:26

In May 2012 I had been running for a year and a half, and had just run my first marathon in 4;18, I didn't do any serious cycling to speak of, although had completed the Transpennine Trail over 5 days a couple years earlier, and could swim 2 lengths front crawl.

18/07/2013 at 21:38

Hmmm,  Interesting

 

Can't swim,  legs sink in the water (injury to back) read some good reviews on wetsuits that help with buoyancy?

Just started cycling, bought a Road bike last week upto 20 miles at just under 15 mph. enjoying the cycling. 

Running - O.K several marathons times range from 3:30 - 4:00, btw Snowdon time faster than London.

Started to look at two years time maybe next year?

Oh and well done to you all

 

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