"It will be interesting to see how the age group times change this year. I know i'm hoping to drop an hour the second time around, but I'd be surprised to see average times drop by 30 minutes.
And yeah, the wind will be a huge…"
"Can anyone speak to the vast gap between IMSG and IM Nice France? In researching IM France, it has multiple posts on it being the hardest yet when I look at the chart reference, it falls waaay below IMSG? "
"St. George was my first ironman. It's tough, but just train on hills, that's all I do now. The average bike grade is actually probably in the 2-4% range, while there are some short steep sections, it's just a lot of low grade; same…"
I had a chance to drive the Bike and Run course last week. I have been Trying for the past eleven years. My only Ironman's have been Florida in 2000 and 2010. For the swim Sand hollow is a pristine blue-green reservouir. The day I…"
"well i have done both
i am not fast
i did imaz in 2009 in 15.23
even walking most of the marathon
did imsg last year and my 1st even dnf
water cold hilly bike and even more hilly run
that being said it spost to be hard its a ironman LOL
"I looked at those same charts when I was considering this race for 2011, but despite all of their claims to the data's accuracy, I think that with missing variables their results are somewhat deceptive when it comes to St.…"
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