Race Week is Here!

IRONMAN LOUISVILLE 2017 TRAINING

WEEK 30 – October 9 > October 14

Race Week is finally here!!!  Thirty weeks of training can be really slow moving at times, but it seems that the final week before the race will just fly by.  And looking back on 30 weeks of training is a journey in itself.

Race day is almost here, the weather is looking to be decent enough, and the excitement is building.  I can’t wait to join my teammates for another great event – Ironman Louisville 2017!

I will recap the last few days of this week in my race recap after the race next week sometime, but here is a summary of the 30 weeks of training that chronicles my journey to Louisville.

Week 1 – Yay! Week 1 is Done!

Week 2 – Treadmills, Rocking my Brain, & New Digs

Week 3 – Texting and Ironman Training

Week 4 – I Will Need Two of Everything

Week 5 – Balancing Life While Training

Week 6 – Focusing on the “A” Race

Week 7 – Great Finish to Week 7

Week 8 – Happy Mother’s Day

Week 9 – Week 9 Wrap-up

Week 10 – Memorial Day Reminders

Week 11 – Week 11 Fun: Training and Racing

Week 12 – Throwing Caution to the Wind

Week 13 – Breaking the Monotony of Training

Week 14 – A Week of Jumbled Training

Week 15 – Halfway Done, But Not Quite

Week 16 – Yay! Vacation!

Week 17 – Jeff is a GUNNER

Week 18 – Swapping Weeks and Gauging My Readiness

Week 19 – Sprinting in the Beater

Week 20 – My Brain on Ironman

Week 21 – I’M READY!!! Umm, wait – maybe not

Week 22 – It Beat Me

Week 23 – The Highs and Lows of Week 23

Week 24 – Laboring on Labor Day

Week 25 – Teammates Make It Fun

Week 26 – My Butt Spoke to Me

Week 27 – The Dreaded Week 27

Week 28 – The Week of Awesome

Week 29 – Do I Really Want to Call Myself That Anymore?

 

TOTALS:

2 Swims – 2900 yards this week / 113,150 yards total

1 Bikes – 12 miles this week / 10583 miles total

6 Runs – 16 miles this week / 996 miles

2017 Ironman Louisville, I am READY!

Author: Ironman Chris

Family, running, triathlon and drumming are my things.

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