Iron Distance 2012 Training Thread

Re-run of last year's thread for anybody doing any 2012 iron distance race

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15/07/2012 at 22:37
1 week til IMUK. Hope all is going well for fellow my fellow competitors
16/07/2012 at 09:48
Really really really tempted by the Little Woody just gotta find the cash are you camping Slim?
M...eldy    pirate
16/07/2012 at 10:08

You wanna take it easy at your age Max 

16/07/2012 at 12:20
Do not worry Meldy my dear its only a half and i will take my tartan blanket and slippers if camping in case i get a chill
16/07/2012 at 18:49

Max - you know you wanna!!!  Yes, I'm camping - not  bringing the family to this one though. The plan is to go with my bruv - get a crate of beer and when I stagger over the line - have a shower at the Rugby Club and then sip beer and watch those doing the BW finish!  Oh, I've booked the weather as well - it's going to be a still summers night with only the gentle cheep of crickets and the 'ping' of ringpulls breaking the tranquil night air  

M...eldy    pirate
16/07/2012 at 19:11

Have you been drinking already Slim?  

16/07/2012 at 19:27

No...honest!!

16/07/2012 at 19:34
Sounds idylic ...... Probably be pissing down and blowing a hoolie
M...eldy    pirate
16/07/2012 at 19:35

at last .. the voice of reason 











No, I never thought i'd day that about you either !!!

Edited: 16/07/2012 at 19:35
16/07/2012 at 20:24
Its just the Sanatogen kicking in Not coming out to play then Melds?
M...eldy    pirate
16/07/2012 at 20:32

I very much doubt it if it happens any time in the next 2 months 

16/07/2012 at 22:47
Second Chance wrote (see)
1 week til IMUK. Hope all is going well for fellow my fellow competitors

Cheers and trust you are

The road closures signs have been up for about week, which sort of brings it home, we've not long to wait now.

17/07/2012 at 17:11
Yep race strong and hopefully dry!
17/07/2012 at 20:39

Do you want to put your race number up Woody?   Good luck - I really enjoyed Bolton

M...eldy    pirate
17/07/2012 at 20:40

5 mile run and a cheeky gym session done 

IronCat5    pirate
17/07/2012 at 21:08

4.5 mi in the Liechtenstein Alps. Up, then down, then flat, then up. Jelly legs at the end. I probably need to rest up again. On the plus side I'm discovering local beers that evaded me last couple of trips.

I can't get used to my training diary having so much white space. I'm happy to run recreationally, but CBA to swim. Biking is alright.

M...eldy    pirate
17/07/2012 at 21:18

I quite enjoy the swimming .. my problem is finding sets to do !!

IronCat5    pirate
17/07/2012 at 21:30

I like club swims, as it is brain off. Clashes with work travel though.

M...eldy    pirate
17/07/2012 at 21:34

Clubs are a bit pricey for sessions I cant usually make and I cant do Masters cos I cant do and dont want to do Fly

17/07/2012 at 21:38
Cake wrote (see)

 Come back in glory or drunk! guys.

I was planning on Both

Cheers Guys, Number 1455

I've got a 5 mile race tomorrow, question is do I race it or jog round? It's number 3 in a series of 4, which if one particularly fast guy can't make the next two' I could be in with a chance of winning my age cat in the series.

 

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