10 things we know about Ironman now that we wish we’d known a year ago

I met many ironman journey members on the run course of IMUK we had a good chat as we walked up the big town hill. Great to meet others from group after months of on line chatter.
Happy to see the Pirates motto “Don’t Be Shit” was included in this list !

Views from the Third Wave

If you have just signed up for your first Ironman or iron distance race and you are wondering what you have let yourself in for, don’t worry, help is at hand in the shape of the Ironman Journey group on Facebook.

IMUK2012_newMany of the 850-odd members of the group have now done at least one Iron distance race. While it is still fresh in everyone’s minds, we have drawn on the Group’s collective wisdom and assembled some tips for todays would be Ironmen. Things we wish we had known a year ago.

This is not about training or coaching; in fact it is the very opposite. It is the kind of real life advice that you won’t find in any coaching manual. So here goes:

1. Have the conversation
Ironman is a selfish game. As you approach the action end of your training you will be out of the house…

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