"I'm not one to gossip so you didn't hear it from me, but get yourself a black marker and mark yourself. You will save some time not waiting for body mark. Security pretty loose and no one will even question you. That way you can just walk…"
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"You should go. Very informative, very entertaining and allot of fun. They will have some speakers talk about Ironman and even crack a few jokes. You don't want to miss it, a great night for motivation."
"Most important is a running hat for the marathon. If it's a hot day like 2010 you will want to wear a light running hat. This worked for me. On the run they will give you ice and sponges. Take a cup full of ice and pour it into your hat, then…"
"You may want to go to your LBS and be sure you have some hill gears. I ran a 12-27 rear cassette and a 39/50 front chainring. You may not use your big chain ring that much because of all the rollers. Not a lot of flats. You will have some…"
"I did IMLOU last year and I guess you would call me a average to slow swimmer (1:35 for the swim) I was in the water 30 seconds after the cannon and didn't have any problem of people swimming over me. Stay to the right side going up to the 1st…"
"WRITE YOUR NUMBER ON EVEYTHING! If something would happen to slip out of your bag you will get a better chance to have it returned to your bag. Use a sharpie and put your number on your bike shoes, running shoes, hat, visor, socks, running…"
"No showers but I bet you will be up ! I finished 13:35 last year which is about 8:30 but didn't get to sleep until about 2:00 in the morning and that was after about 3 beers. Of course my fuel of choice was Hammer Perpetrum Cafe' Late…"
"I'm on back side of 50 (58) and last year after two practice runs over the course I switched out my 53/39 front chain ring to a 50/39 and ran a 12-27 cassette. The rolling hills never let me push any big gears except the first 15 miles leaving…"
"Their is a big parking lot across from the bike racks you can park. It's right by all the big metal chickens. I know you might think I'm crazy but their is a park full of these wild painted metal chickens and that's where you want to…"