Ironman Lanzarote 2013 (3rd weekend in May?)

Entries Open 19th May 2012?

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M...eldy    pirate
06/04/2013 at 01:04

The blokey from Cyclesure is geting back to me next week so I shall post my findings then

I have yet to master the pirate shop for my t shirt tho ...

M...eldy    pirate
06/04/2013 at 05:03

Split times

The following splits are based on the course used in 2012 and may change for the 2013 event. The times below will be recorded for each athlete:
No. 1: Swim Turn (1,900 km) · No. 2: Swim End (3,800 km)
No. 3: Bike Start (0,000 km) · No. 4: Bike End (180,000 km)
No. 5: Run Start (0,000 km) · No. 6: Run Turn 1 (6,103 km) · No. 7: Run Turn 2 (9,520 km) · No. 8: Run Turn 3 (12,937 km) · No. 9: Run Turn 4 (18,780 km) No. 10: Run Turn 5 (24,623 km) · No. 11: Run Turn 6 (30,466 km) · No. 12: Run Turn 7 (36,309 km) · No. 13: Run End (42,195 km)

That should make for a few uneasy spectators at home .. no splits on the bike except start and finish!

M...eldy    pirate
06/04/2013 at 05:08

As you can tell I have been reading through the race info ... nothing like a raised HR to keep me awake at night
I am less  concerned about bike cut-offs as I was in the early years but it is still a reality if all things weather related conspire against us (lets face it the build up hasnt been great!!)  The bike cut does seem to be fairly generous with a 6.30pm cut off time with the swim starting at 7am

I have ready through the FAQs so no need to traipse up for the briefing either

no nudity ..... no drafting ..... no chip, no finish .....  no coaching .... blah blah blah


PSC    pirate
06/04/2013 at 05:44
I'm guessing that the run distances above are in meters not kms?

Thanks for the insurance stuff above.
06/04/2013 at 06:51

I hope so, my arse could not stand 180,000 km on the bike.

Iron Pingu    pirate
06/04/2013 at 08:13

The suns out !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Iron Pingu    pirate
06/04/2013 at 08:15

.... and ... 6 weeks !!!!

Iron Tractor Boy    pirate
06/04/2013 at 12:19

I may get out on my bike with 6 weeks to go

M...eldy    pirate
07/04/2013 at 17:42

You take it steady TB!

I think most people doing the Whitehorse Challenge are on here, any thoughts as to a start time ??

seren nos    pirate
07/04/2013 at 18:47

i missed out on the white horse challenge

 

pingu.........next sundays sportive.they do not give any info on metres......any ideas.....I think I will come and do it..not sure if I can keep up with you though

Iron Pingu    pirate
07/04/2013 at 19:04

Seren, I have a place in the White horse challenge going free!!

Was originally signed up before a mate said she wanted to go to Tenby for her 40th, it's why I'm doing the Hay one the week before instead.  So there's a place if you want one

The Hay course says it's hilly, what that translates to in metres I've no idea, lol. 

07/04/2013 at 19:08
Melds - I like to start as soon as I can at WHC as it's a long one. So would want to go as soon as they open the floodgates. Whatever time that is?
seren nos    pirate
07/04/2013 at 19:33

pingu.....i will take that place off you then.........oh is in london but my mother has agreed to sort out  my youngest for me.

 

Rafiki    pirate
07/04/2013 at 20:04

WHC: Registration: From 7am and riders can start from
8 until 9am

M...eldy    pirate
07/04/2013 at 20:08

What he said ...

its 'only' 90 miles innit?

Will aim to start from 8am then if we can, Mousey/Seren do you want company or do you not want to wait for me on the downhills  ??  

07/04/2013 at 20:59
Don't mind really. If we all fire off at 8am and then see how we naturally divide?
07/04/2013 at 21:00
Have you done it before btw?
Iron Pingu    pirate
07/04/2013 at 21:48
seren nos wrote (see)

pingu.....i will take that place off you then.........oh is in london but my mother has agreed to sort out  my youngest for me.

 

Cool, glad the place will be used, are you doing Blaenavon?

M...eldy    pirate
07/04/2013 at 21:57

Me?  Yes I did it a couple of years ago ... quite liked it actually, need to dig out my times as I am expecting huge improvements  

seren nos    pirate
08/04/2013 at 07:47

Pingu.yes I'm in for blaenavon.not sure why as I never do pool tris....but that one is one i have wanted to do for a while.....the organisers still won't let me use a poolbuoy so i will have to breats stroke the swim.......

and the bike course is still covered in snow and ice at the moment...and pot holes......

 

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