Tomorrow is the big day!

[Saturday, August 1, 2015]

Tomorrow will mark not only my 48th birthday, but the culmination of two years' worth of effort. I'll be participating in my first full IronMan triathlon! Not too many weeks ago I thought it was highly improbable that I was going to be able to finish the race. As of today, I'm reasonably confident that I can finish it in about 15.5 hours.

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Multi #6 (Brick)

[Wednesday, July 29, 2015]

I rode for about 0:30 and ran for about 0:10.

I'm feeling a little bit tired. I hope that I can get some good nights' sleep between now and the race.

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Multi #4

[Tuesday, July 28, 2015]

I swam in lane 1 for about 0:30. The I ran for about 0:30. I timed my second loop around Kendrick at about 10:50 for a nice easy pace.

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Zone 1 - Zone 2 Run

[Sunday, July 26, 2015]

I ran for about 1:10. I pretty much did 19 run / 1 walk. I felt comfortable and enjoyed the run.

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Road Ride Zone 2

[Saturday, July 25, 2015]

I rode for about 2:00. At first I was a bit anxious to just get it done, but I ended up settling in and really enjoying the ride.

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30 Minute Swim Workout

[Friday, July 24, 2015]

I did a really easy 0:30 swim. I think I did about 1300 yd.

I had tweaked my back the other day and I also did not get enough sleep last night. So, I figured I nice easy workout was in order. I really enjoyed it. I think it was 100 warmup, 200 kick with fins 100 dolphin/ 100 flutter, 400 IM with fins, 400 pull, 200 cool down.

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Road Ride Zone 2

[Thursday, July 23, 2015]

I rode for about 1:10. I felt a little bit tired. I had intended to bring a bottle of Skratch, but I left it sitting on the table.

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Multi #6 (Brick)

[Wednesday, July 22, 2015]

I enjoyed a 1:00 ride on a beautiful morning and then ran for 0:15.

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Multi #4

[Tuesday, July 21, 2015]

I had to lay out for a bit of the workout today. The set was 4 X 200 on 4:00. That would basically be a straight 800 as fast as I could manage it. I did 200 / 100 / 200 / 100.

I ran for 1:00 following the run 4 / walk 1 pattern. I was maybe a tiny bit slower than last week, which is okay by me. It's like a natural taper.

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Zone 1 - Zone 2 Run

[Sunday, July 19, 2015]

I ran for 1:30, 4 run / 1 walk. I felt a little tired from yesterday, but could have still continued comfortably.

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