Ironman Lanzarote 2015

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01/07/2014 at 09:08

Well I have finally entered this race. Have always wanted to do it having helped out on the race 3 times. 

Have raced Frankfurt 3 times and Regensberg once so looking forward to a hilly race 

Anyone else doing it ? 

01/07/2014 at 09:43

I'm thinking of doing it - not entered yet, but got family and friends wanting to go back, so don't have too much of a choice, not complaining though, great race and atmosphere

01/07/2014 at 09:48

Sumosue. It doesn't seem to sell out as quickly as the the others. Watched this years race vid again the other night. Love the bike course 

01/07/2014 at 09:50

It used to, and Austria you have a window of about 10mins to get in, yet it is still open now.

Just get used to hills, heat and wind - can hardly wait - I've got my credit card at the ready to register over dinner.

01/07/2014 at 09:52

Good luck with the entry. 

01/07/2014 at 13:20

Zakalwe-Outlaw also doing it (first race in Pirate colours as well) bring on 2015.

 

The Silent Assassin    pirate
01/07/2014 at 14:45

Enjoy, its an amazing race

 

Slagiatt    pirate
01/07/2014 at 16:31

im in  ... for now at least ... determined that this course will not beat me so i'm back for the third time. 

with all my DNF's Its getting to the point i may just leave my stuff over there to save me keep carting it to and fro

  

01/07/2014 at 16:59

2016 for me.

Slagiatt    pirate
01/07/2014 at 17:21

2016 was the plan for me ( 25th anniversary of IM lanza so should be that extra bit special) .. but they offered me a place on next years race because of the bike course fiasco this year .. so rude not too

Wabby    pirate
01/07/2014 at 17:24

2016 for me too. Challenge Weymouth next year.

BluePeter    pirate
01/07/2014 at 17:51

I'm in as well, did start a thread on it but everyone started banging on about having not entered it it seems to have died a death

Anywho, 2015 Lanza all booked

02/07/2014 at 07:11
IronBluePeter wrote (see)

I'm in as well, did start a thread on it but everyone started banging on about having not entered it it seems to have died a death

Anywho, 2015 Lanza all booked

Sorry did not see your thread

 

BluePeter    pirate
06/07/2014 at 22:16

No probs mate (said tongue in cheek)

we've booked everything now, best get some more hill training done

The Silent Assassin    pirate
07/07/2014 at 15:42
IronBluePeter wrote (see)

 

best get some more hill training done


Give me a shout if you want a slower ride out any time, I've got a great route that's about 80 miles and is great practice for Lanza, long hills but not to steep, roads that are very straight that go on for ever

 

BluePeter    pirate
07/07/2014 at 18:50

I will be doing more and more over the peaks mate. Did a nice ride over that way the other week. But always up for a ride mate, we'll sort something post Outlaw

10/07/2014 at 20:48

I'm in

The Silent Assassin    pirate
11/07/2014 at 11:33

hoping to get a flight across and support if only for the weekend, but I am so jealous, as it seems that this is the only the race that excite me now.

To the people who haven't done it, be careful the island takes hold of you and wont let go.

Race week is the best atmosphere I have ever felt, so the more time you can go for the better, we went for 1 week Wednesday to Wednesday which was fantastic but would recommend trying to get out a little earlier just to feel it starting to build, and get a couple of training rides in, even better if you can afford it get out during the winter for a training week / long weekend will give huge rewards, there are loads of places that hire road bikes (better than my road bike) at cheaper than it costs to transport yours for a training week.

If you finish this race 5 times you get an extra special big medal at the awards party(just saying)

 

 

You might be able to tell that I fecking loved it

 

11/07/2014 at 11:43

Sorry SA, I know this won't help you, but I'm in also . I've finished it before and had a dnf due to illness, so at the minute it's 1-1.  Can hardly wait for it.

The Silent Assassin    pirate
11/07/2014 at 11:57

Its OK SS, I have an agreement with Mrs SA that no long distance tri next year, but as its the 25th anniversary race in 2016, we will both be appearing at the start line for one of the most iconic of IM races

 

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