Three Wishes

Apex,NC 
Today
Sunny High 83FLow 73F
  • Temp: 84F
  • Hum: 66%
  • W: 0mph SE
WEDNESDAY
Patchy light rain in area with thunder
High 93F
Low 73F
THURSDAY
Moderate or heavy rain shower
High 88F
Low 71F
FRIDAY
Patchy rain nearby
High 83F
Low 71F
SATURDAY
Partly Cloudy
High 87F
Low 73F

Sunday - October 30

I signed up for the Celebration Cruise for two reasons -- to prolong the experience of my first iron distance race and because they served breakfast!  I was truly shocked when they called my name and the first thing that I thought was that there had been a mistake.  But that was my finishing time.  Me?  Really?

 

Receiving the plaque

 

Award!

  • Health data: Hours slept: 9

Saturday - October 29

Bike
  • 6h 19m 02s
  • 112.00 miles
  • 17.73 Mi/hr
Run
  • 4h 56m 11s
  • 26.20 miles
  • 11m 18s /Mi
Swim
  • 1h 03m 44s
  • 4223.53 yards
  • 01m 31s /100 yards

Look, if you had one shot, or one opportunity
To seize everything you ever wanted in one moment
Would you capture it or just let it slip?

 

12:42:09

I'll write more when later.  Race report completed!

  • Health data: Hours slept: 6.25

Friday - October 28

Swim
  • 15m
  • 800.00 yards
  • -----

Swam the last 800 yards of the B2B course with Ron and Alex. Kevin safety boated for us. I swam without wetsuit and was fine after the initial 10 strokes or so. Water had some chop due to wind. Sighting in chop more difficult due to spray.

B2B full swim start

On Friday we sent out to visit the swim start.
 
View of SeaPath
 
The swim finish is at the SeaPath docks, 2.4 miles away.


  • Health data: Hours slept: 8.5

Thursday - October 27

Bike
  • 15m 45s
  • 3.79 miles
  • 14.44 Mi/hr

super easy 15 min spin and 8 min jog

Run
  • 08m 17s
  • 0.78 miles
  • 10m 37s /Mi

super easy 15 min spin and 8 min jog

Last "workout" before heading to Wilmington for Beach2Battleship.

Nervous.  Excited.  Laughing

  • Health data: Hours slept: 8.75

Wednesday - October 26

Swim
  • 56m
  • 2187.23 yards
  • -----

The name of the game is keeping everything in the bank and just staying loose.

With these instructions in mind, I didn't push it at all during this swim.

Warm up, 4x500 @ 1 min with spotting forward 1x per 100, cool down

Bike
  • 1h 06m 41s
  • 17.87 miles
  • 16.08 Mi/hr

Easy "taking my bike for a stroll" ride tonight.

Easy bike ride tonight!  Smile


Don't settle for a spark... light a fire instead.

  • Health data: Hours slept: 6

Tuesday - October 25

Run
  • 31m 31s
  • 3.15 miles
  • 10m 01s /Mi

Easy taper run with Emma. 4x1 min strides with 1 min between mid run.

We had fun. As always, Emma was an enthusiastic training partner.

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air…

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday - October 24

Sport
  • Walking
  • 41m

Early morning walk with Emma.

It's getting close now!


I'm not loving the current forecast but (1) it's only Monday and (2) I ran my first half marathon in sleet and freezing rain.  It will not be sleet and freezing rain on Saturday!

  • Health data: RHR: 51 Hours slept: 7

jmkizer's Training Log


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