I can't be in Kona cheering on the ironmen, but I could dream!
Since the Garmin is back working, I have stats!
- 22:47, 3.16 miles, 377 calories, 185 average HR, 199 max HR
- 7:10 first mile
- 7:14 second mile
- 8:23 third mile + 0.16
- Average pace: 7:14
Had I been registered, I would have ended up with the following placements: 2 of 55 in age group, 7 of 326 females, and 47 of 527 over all. I knew the entire time that I was up near the front, but I had no idea that I was within the top 10 women! It feels good to finish that high in the standings!
I geared up the Giant bike for the trip down to Brentwood—I don't think it's been out since trainer Will's epic ride last year!
People still finishing; I don't think the projected 10,000 people showed up, but there were a good number of runners and walkers
Cheering at the finishing line
Swag from PowerBar—the girl volunteered to fill my entire bag with the chews they had
Lunch at Chick-Fil-A—It must be the place to go for lunch in Brentwood, evidenced by their very own traffic director in the parking lot (complete with a Chick-Fil-A reflective vest!)
Today is Hawaii Ironman day, and my complete intention was to have ridden to the race, raced, swam, and then ridden home. But who knew MFY would be closed? That meant to swim and one happy, cold duathlete (backwards, though). 30-min ride there, 22+-min run, 30-min ride home. Tomorrow's mission: Ride, run, and isos.