Ironman

Long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) consisting of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bike and a marathon (26.2 miles 42.195 km) run, raced in that order and without a break.

Week 11

»Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in Biking, Ironman, Running, Swimming, Training | 0 comments

Workouts: 9 Training time: 7 hours Swim: 3.700 mts. Bike: 123  km. Run: 29,7 Km. 1 weeks to go for Kona!

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Patrolling the Queen K.

»Posted by on Oct 7, 2012 in Biking, Ironman, Training | 3 comments

This is THE place in the world for triathlon, Kona (Hawaii), the Ironman World Championship, and I am here participating for the second time!. This morning I went to train to the Queen K. Highway for the first time, I loved it! Where else in the world can you see this sign? Looking forward to the race on Saturday....

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Thank you! Mahalo!

»Posted by on Oct 6, 2012 in Biking, Ironman, Random thoughts, Running, Swimming, Training | 4 comments

I am on my way to Kona, the Ironman World Championship will take place in a week time. While seating in the plane I look back and reflect about the journey, and what an amazing one it has been. It all started they day I decided to apply for the lottery program again knowing that my chances to win will be almost null, but you know by now, I won a slot…again. Soon I planned the season, needed to complete an Ironman branded event to validate the slot, and in order to be sure I registered in 2 races, Ironman 70.3 Rapperswil and Ironman 70.3 Antwerp. I ended up participating only in one since I did well in Switzerland, didn’t want to risk an injury. Participating in Kona meant that the summer should be dedicated to training, not entirely of course, but we...

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An Iron Family!

»Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Biking, Ironman, Random thoughts, Running, Swimming, Training | 0 comments

My family just rocks…today I’ve received the most amazing gift I could ever wish for, these 4 pictures made with love to express and ask for support in my upcoming race, the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii taking place on October 13th. This is the one represents the 3.9 Km. swim:   This is the one for the 180 km. bike ride: This one for the Marathon bit. My loyal dogs who have ran with me uncountable miles under the sun, snow and rain: And the summary, the Hawaiian tiki mask with a menacing expression and wide open mouths to ward off evil spirits during the race : I LOVE YOU Delphine, Georges, Harold, Dana & Fox. Thank...

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Week 9

»Posted by on Sep 23, 2012 in Biking, Ironman, Running, Swimming, Training | 0 comments

Workouts: 9 Training time: 14hours, 13 minutes Swim: 7.000 mts. Bike: 289.0  km. Run: 47,07 Km. 3 weeks to go for Kona!

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Week 7

»Posted by on Sep 9, 2012 in Biking, Ironman, Running, Swimming, Training | 0 comments

Workouts: 9 Training time: 14hours, 36 minutes Swim: 7.000 mts. Bike: 254.5  km. Run: 45,47 Km. 5 weeks to go for Kona!

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