That’s me at Ironman Florida – 317. I think that’s a good number, primarily because it will give me a constant reminder to HTFU on the Marathon and run – need a run split under my bib number.
Training has been pretty good, I’m starting to feel pretty sharp. This past weekend I did a swim, followed by a long ride, followed by a 60 minute run. Alll three went very good. The bike got really hard towards the end, but what can you expect after 4 and a half hours on a trainer?
Last night was a different story – did a 90 minute run and I wanted to die. My diet of the previous few days rebelled against me and I had the worst heartburn I’ve ever had on a run. It lead to me feeling a bit weak because running “easy” was uncomfortable, and running “normal” would have killed me. On the bright side I proved to myself that I can knock off 7:30 min/miles even when it’s miserable. My HR for the run was 132 – very good. I don’t think I’ll be interested in Mexican for a while.
Looking to hone the sharpness over the next several days and arrive at IMFL with the Awesome*.
*I’ll talk more about my made up term sometime in the next week 🙂