Whoa....Ironman St George is almost upon me as I sit here it is 10 days to go until May 5th! All the training is done and I feel as though it went pretty well. Having never done an Ironman this early in the season only time will tell but the workouts have been solid.
I had a couple of good confidence boosters in races, a 1hr 16min half-marathon in March and an overall win at the Rumpass in Bumpass Sprint Triathlon just a week ago. The new bike fit has been absolutely awesome and I wish I had changed my position way sooner! The switch to 165mm cranks has really improved my comfort over long distances on the bike as well as my efficient when running off the bike.
I never got round to showing the March training totals so here goes:
Swim: 9hrs 25mins 16.37miles 532 TSS
Bike: 37hrs 26mins 699.87miles 2105.9 TSS
Run: 16hrs 01min 137.80miles 1263.2 TSS
Fortunately I was able to get a solid "home" training camp for a week during March which was in amazing weather (for March) and that really set up the March training block.
I promise an April update and photos from St George will come shortly!
- Can we start planning on the race schedule for 2021? Progress is being made in the search for vaccines....lets hope so eh? Better start training just in case! . . . . #IFB #parvillacycles #unpavedpa #cyclinglife #vandessel #gravelride #cycling #ciclismo #cyclingphotos
- With group rides being off the table for the foreseeable future (my own personal choice) it's been fun to spend some more time on the #specializedshiv Time to think of an epic ride to do. . . . . #iridespecialized #specializedfans #IFB #parvillacycles #timetrial #swimbikerun #ironmantri #cyclinglife #triathlon
- Throwback to 2015 at #interbike when we met this legend in the line for beer! #JanUllrich looked like he could still rip up the mountain passes and was gracious to chat with us a while. Not every day you get to meet a #tourdefrance great! . . . #parvillacycles #IFB #cyclinglife @janullrichfanclub #cyclingphotos #instabike
- Took a little time off training for some minor surgery and to generally take a break after a slow but solid build through the summer. With races planned for 2021 it's time to get back into training. . . . #parvillacycles #IFB #swimbikerun #triathlon #ironmantri #cycling #xterratriathlon #triathlontraining