Sorry the news is a day late 🙂
But better late then never right?
So guess what I did?
I registered for a HALF IRONMAN!!!!!
A full Ironman is on my bucket list, but first I wanted to do a half 🙂 When I heard that there was an Orange County Triathlon (half ironman distance) this September I just knew I had to sign up. I know this will give me the motivation that I need to get out there running, swimming, and cycling.
What’s the distance of a half Ironman?
1.2 Mi. Swim//56 Mi. Bike//13.1 Mi. Run
So what’s the plan?
I researched a bit online and found the Amateur Enduranceâ€™s 16-week Half Ironman Training Plan which ironically is the same one Meghann found! Meghann is doing the Augusta Half Ironman the same day. I really wanted to do it with her and her Sis, but getting out to Georgia is not as easy as the OC 🙂
Here is a typical week of the plan:
I have modified my weeks jus a little. I will still do kickboxing twice a week (as I teach the classes) and will hit up a Yoga class here and there!
Every week I will swim 2x’s, run 3x’s, bike 2x’s and do one day of strength training. I know these seems like a lot, but training for a half ironman is intense and I can’t wait for the challenge.
I am still working on writing out my whole plan and will be sure to post it this weekend as my training will start this MONDAY!!!!!
To finish! Yes I want to do well, but I am not training for speed. I want to feel strong through the race, knowing that I trained hard. I also really want to have FUN!!!
Question: Have you ever done a half Ironman? Would you ever like to do one, or a full Ironman??