Fantastic tips. And let’s not forget- Behind every athlete is an amazing support crew.
I am officially an IronMate. I have the shirt to prove it.
My husband endured swimming 2.4 miles, biking 112 and then running a marathon- 26.2 miles. He finished in just over 12 hours despite a horrible stomach bug plaguing him from the start of the bike portion and a finish ushering him to the medical tent.
It was a day I will never forget and I am equally as proud of our family who rallied in support.
We live in Washington state, just over the river from Portland, Ore. But our family is from Illinois and we decided to combine family reunion with Ironman competition. If you or someone you love is training for an Ironman or has competed in one you…
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