late 2013 ironman in UK?

12 messages
04/12/2012 at 16:45

Is the Wales ironman the only late season event next year?

I would like to sign up for one but dont fancy Wales for my first one?

cougie    pirate
04/12/2012 at 16:47

Challenge Henley ? 8th September I think ?

04/12/2012 at 16:51

these are the latest IM distance events next year:

  • Ironman Wales (8th September)
  • Challenge Henley (8th September)
  • Hardman (15th September)
  • Horseman (15th September)
  • The Brutal (21st September)
but for your 1st, I really wouldn't entertain any of the last 3 unless you do have a good few screws loose!!   they're at the more extreme end of the LD events
cougie    pirate
04/12/2012 at 17:08

Hmm that Brutal looks interesting - and fairly local for me !

04/12/2012 at 17:39

Ironman Wales is meant to have a "hurrendous" cycle so that just leave challenge Henley.

Edited: 04/12/2012 at 17:42
04/12/2012 at 17:42

Tough, but not horrendous, mate.

The run's the f**ker .

04/12/2012 at 18:18
Mention loose screws and up pops Cougie ! Teehee
cougie    pirate
04/12/2012 at 18:31

Oi !

Already booked in for Henley next year - but 2014 might be good for the Snowdon one. I see you need support crew for the last leg. I need sherpas !

05/12/2012 at 09:16
If I was doing the half outlaw in June but then had to take a month or so off proper training for holiday purposes, would it be realistic to come back and train enough to still be ready for Wales or Henley?
05/12/2012 at 09:28

What makes the run so bad?  The Wales ironman does appear challenging but then i you're not going to find an IM that isn't.

Ironholgs    pirate
05/12/2012 at 09:28

I might be support at the brutal for a mate, looks "interesting"

05/12/2012 at 10:54

sj - the run at IMW is basically 4 times up and down a hill.   surprisingly I didn't find it as bad as some others I've done and got my 2nd fastest IM run time there.  the bike's a real bugger if you're a big fella like me - those constant hills just take it out of you.

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