IM Lanzarote 2015

It's tough, so lets plan ahead

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Farnie    pirate
04/07/2009 at 19:56

I'm in

04/07/2009 at 20:48

Bandwagon gaining momentum!

And don't fear, this isn't a TripeTalk slow build-up plan. If my presence wouldn't be missed at the weekends and I could gather the funds I'd be doing it next year. If the dates work for Ben Nevis next year I'll do that, and it's practically a 3/4 IM (half distance, but the sea loch swim, off-road bike course and 'mildly undulating' run route seem to have an effect on the finishing times).

If you see me going anywhere near an Oly, shoot me. Waaaay too much swimming for my liking.

04/07/2009 at 20:50
Me too )
Imeccentric    pirate
04/07/2009 at 21:12
Hmm 2015 - I'll be well into the 45-49 AG then I will either have retired or be making a comeback!
04/07/2009 at 21:14
Its a bit short notice for me.
04/07/2009 at 22:00

I also have seen the ben nevis off road half IM. 

That looks reallly cool...........and I am seriously tempted by this as well next year.   

05/07/2009 at 09:17

Foggy - well, it is going to be my only IM.

But maybe I should start preparing for a comeback in 2025.

OC - I would have gone for it this year but it was the one weekend of the year that my wife had booked away (more than a year in advance).  Grrrrr.

05/07/2009 at 20:00

I think I got nothing to do that day on sure, why not?

I might have recovered from 2010's im if I get around to doing it ... and by 2015 I'll be 40 too ...

05/07/2009 at 20:34

Planning for a race in 2015 is madness !

I'd just take one year at a time if I were you and see where that takes you.

05/07/2009 at 21:30
TR - madness... and your point is?
05/07/2009 at 21:32
Anyway, I've got a cunning plan - train until 2014, then taper for a year.
05/07/2009 at 22:12
that should do it then
adbru    pirate
06/07/2009 at 08:10

2015 a bit soon for me too...

But I was planning FT WM next year anyway, looks like it might be a Psof event ??

seren nos    pirate
06/07/2009 at 08:13
I walked up ben nevis once and it took me months to knees were in agony coming down ( I was 4 1/2 months pregnant at the time ).............worth it for the view though............couldn't consider running up there............
Hope    pirate
06/07/2009 at 08:24
SoVeryTired wrote (see)
Anyway, I've got a cunning plan - train until 2014, then taper for a year.

Now that's a plan I can live with
06/07/2009 at 08:26
SoVeryTired wrote (see)
Anyway, I've got a cunning plan - train until 2014, then taper for a year.
hahahaha, I like it!
06/07/2009 at 13:41
But I'd probably only start carb-loading over the last 3 months.
06/07/2009 at 13:43


*hastily puts down sandwich*

06/07/2009 at 13:57
It's okay Mouse - you're carb-loading for next year. Pick up the sandwich.
06/07/2009 at 14:03
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