Ironman Course Scouting Archive

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    Climb Hills Faster — Mountain Goat Style

    If you want to dominate in the mountains, you have to spend time in the mountains...

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    Ironman St. George — The Swim

    Want to know about the Ironman St. George swim course and why so many people were pulled out of the water? Read on...

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    Ironman St. George Course Overview

    2010 was the first year for Ironman St. George. In riding and running the course beforehand, I knew that this course was going to be a hard one on race day. Having finished the 2010 race in 13:06, I can tell you it is a […]

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  • Ironman St. George — The Preamble…

    Ironman St. George — The Preamble…

    I sit here tonight a grateful man. I am so pumped – my race went extremely well. I never had any issues with my stomach, was able to overcome the small issues I had with cramping, and kept my attitude super positive the entire day. […]

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  • Ironman St. George — Pre-Race or Something…

    Ironman St. George — Pre-Race or Something…

    I took the family and we headed down to St. George on Wednesday. Registration was on Thursday, and it was nice to get there a little early to relax. We spent the time just hanging out. We have been down to the course twice specifically […]

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  • Ironman St. George — Race Morning

    Ironman St. George — Race Morning

    3:00 a.m. my alarm goes off. I jumped up and showered (I know, it is a weird habit, but I always shower before a race), shaved, and got dressed. I really took my time as on race morning I do not like to rush because […]

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  • Ironman St. George — The Swim

    Ironman St. George — The Swim

    Time: 1:18 :39 Pace: 2:03/100 M 35-39: 109/297 Overall: 880/1,634  The course was one loop and was well set up. There were turn buoys and site buoys, which was nice. At the first turn buoy I took a wide turn and just headed out towards […]

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  • Ironman St. George — T1

    Ironman St. George — T1

    Time: 9:15  This may have been too long. I came out of the water feeling all good and stuff, so I walked through the bags and grabbed mine. The wetsuit strippers were great and helped me pull the suit right off without any challenges. I […]

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  • Ironman St. George — The Bike

    Ironman St. George — The Bike

    Time: 6:35:51 Pace: 17.0 mph M 35-39: 100/297 Overall: 518/1,634 This may be my favorite result of the entire race. You will notice I started the bike in 880th place overall and ended up in 518th place overall. That made me smile. Real. Big. I […]

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  • Ironman St. George — T2

    Ironman St. George — T2

    Time: 7:17 This really did take too long. I took my time – I changed my shirt and socks but that was about it. I did not use my volunteer to pack my bag back up, which in hindsight was a mistake. I should have […]

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