Ironman Lanzarote 2013 (3rd weekend in May?)

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Iron Pingu    pirate
29/12/2012 at 16:10

Hey, I was supposed to say that!

I'm still not officially training yet but I did to a hilly 33 miles today, it was fecking cold and wet and my feet were too numb to a short run afterwards, ho hum.

29/12/2012 at 19:38
I rode outside today despite the wind because I felt like I needed to practice. It makes me hyperventilate a bit.
29/12/2012 at 22:38
Iron Pingu wrote (see)

Hey, I was supposed to say that!

 

Oooooops sorry, I got a bit excited!!

31/12/2012 at 12:25

Last bike of year done, once again in epic wind and rain.

Its now head down arse up all the way to Lanza.

OrangeCannon kona-5    pirate
31/12/2012 at 14:03

training (re) starts tomorrow.

I did a 2 hour easy bike, so the target next weeken is a solid 2 hour ride.

Lots of catching up to do, but I've done a couple of 112 milers in Sept / Oct so still have a base to rebuild.

01/01/2013 at 14:16
3.5 hrs biked this morning. It was lovely out so it would've been rude not to.
M...eldy    pirate
01/01/2013 at 18:56

I think I have done about 5 hrs over Sunday and today ... all mountain biking so good strength work !

03/01/2013 at 12:01

Okay I am in for IM Lanza 2013 - now need some motivation.  Motivating myself for my first IM last year was much easier!   Need to lose some serious Turkey stuffing weight and 'get back on the bike'... need some inspiration!  Need to rebuild my base fitness, havent been back in the pool since Zurich in July!  This is gonna hurt...

How many Pirates are setting sail for this one this year?

03/01/2013 at 12:32

20ish I think.

Just watch the youtube videos, that should frighten you into doing something.

M...eldy    pirate
03/01/2013 at 12:40

Welcome Doris!!

As Froggy says ... watch the videos,  on an empty stomach !!

03/01/2013 at 12:55

Who the **** is Froggy?

Hope    pirate
03/01/2013 at 13:08

lol! 

Symes-lent night    pirate
03/01/2013 at 14:06

I waas told be a very experienced iron person that there's no need to do any swim training as the tide takes you round the course, bit of a bonus!

03/01/2013 at 14:10

ha ha that is a bonus!!

03/01/2013 at 14:12

Yes, and half the bike course is downhill, so only need to do 50% of normal bike training.

 

Rafiki    pirate
03/01/2013 at 15:24

 now that is the kind of advice we could do with!!

Symes-lent night    pirate
03/01/2013 at 18:35

and of course the 'run' section is along the road where there's a few bars so it's pretty much a pub crawl 

M...eldy    pirate
03/01/2013 at 19:03

It might well have to be ......  10 mins I ran today 

Symes-lent night    pirate
03/01/2013 at 20:32

Show off!

Ironholgs    pirate
04/01/2013 at 09:09

It all sounds dead easy

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