Ironman and the Light at the Finishline

author : glyssellee
comments : 10
avatarMy race report is different. My motivating factors go back seven years. I have lived in denial for seven years. Depression. I registered for Ironman Texas even though I felt like a complete failure.

First Ironman: Ironman Cozumel

author : Tinamarie
comments : 5
photoMother Nature continued to sing loud here in Cozumel, reminding us who was boss. This morning was no different, the wind howled in our ears, stung our eyes and the ocean slapped the shore with vigor.

An Act of Valor: Completing My First Ironman 70.3

comments : 1
photoMy lungs were burning and my legs were hurting but I had the biggest smile on my face as I ran on the red carpet and received my Ironman 70.3 medal.

My First Triathlon, Ironman UK 2012

author : khledon
comments : 3
photoAfter eight long months of training, I’ve finally completed my first ever triathlon and it just so happened to be one of the biggest and toughest events known to the triathlon community, Ironman.

A Year of Living Strenuously: The Ironman France Experience

author : jason.taylor
comments : 13
photoAn age-grouper's journey of training for and completing his first Ironman

It’s All Mental, They Say.

author : packetron
comments : 4
photoMy personal experience to complete the Ironman 70.3

Rev3 Cedar Point 2010; First iron distance tri

author : ahohl
comments : 7
photoA middle-of-the-pack triathlete takes on the iron distance for the first time at Rev3's inaugural full distance race

My First Ironman: Ironman Wisconsin

author : mikeinlaguna
comments : 6
photoI was in the moment, living a dream and on top of the whole world! Honestly, I wish everyone could experience that feeling because it truly cannot be described.

Accomplishing My Once Impossible: Florida Ironman 70.3

author : TriChica
comments : 8
photoI thought of all the times I didn’t attempt something I wanted to do because I was too afraid of trying something new or of failing completely.

Pilates and Triathlon Training

author : vm354
comments : 1
photoHow Pilates training helped a wanna-be triathlete realize the goal of completing a half-Ironman, Ironman 70.3 Rhode Island.

SLC 13.1: Walking a Half Marathon

author : kns57
comments : 0
photoSteady is our walk. Ignoring the pain that is radiating from my feet, I continue to place one foot in front of the other. Again I wonder, “Why am I doing this?”

Ironman Arizona 2008: The Day I Became An Ironman

author : Ingrid Loos
comments : 2
photoThousands of spectators lined the shore and bridges overhead. When the announcer said, “Welcome to the best day of your life,” the possibility was still there for all of us.

Pre Race Jitters: Part 1

author : jgosse66
comments : 0
photoIt was the morning of Ironman Newfoundland 70.3, I felt queasy. I didn't want to eat or drink anything. I had a full blown case of the pre-race HEEBEE GEEBEES.

Quest For IM Part 6 - Coeur d'Alene Here I Come!

author : IRONVIKING
comments : 0
photoAthletes were buzzing around, adding last minute things to their transition bags. The sidewalks and grassy areas are filled with spectators and cameras. Announcements were being made.

Pat's View of Ironman Arizona

author : Team BT
comments : 4
photoIt is my opinion that even though everyone else considered her a triathlete, she did not consider herself one. I think she still felt like she had no fitness direction and had given up on triathlon.
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