22/11/2017 at 08:26
Hi both - two very different answers there but both welcome. Maybe I'll aim somewhere between the two.
I think I will need to have at least some time buffer on the day though, even only to keep my morale up.
14/11/2017 at 16:33
I'm doing my first full Ironman distance triathlon next summer (Ironman UK in Bolton). Like most first timers, I imagine, my only goal is to finish within the cut off.
How much training should I do? What level is too much and what is too little? Essentially, I'm asking what can I "get away" with (not) doing between now and next July.
I did my one and only half Ironman in Weymouth in September and finished just 25 minutes inside the cut off.
14/06/2016 at 08:39
Hi all I'm planning on doing my first ever 70.3/middle distance triathlon (call it what you wish) in summer 2017 and was after some head-to-head opinions on the Ironman 70.3 in Staffordshire vs Outlaw Half in Nottingham. Like the 2016 versions, I expect next summer's events will take place just a couple of weeks apart so doing them both isn't really an option. I'm also open to other suggestions, preferably in the West or East Midlands. All thoughts welcome Thanks
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