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August training totals, the end is near

Posted on: September 5, 2008 11:18 am
 
My girlfriend completed her Ironman in Louisville this weekend, finishing in 15:45.  I'm so proud of her and what she achieved, it's an impressive feat to finish an Ironman.  She worked her ass off to achieve that goal and she deserves the kudos for what she accomplished.  She's an inspiration to me.

It's less than a month until the Longhorn Half-Ironman, so I'm hitting the last ~2 weeks of heavy training before the tapering starts.  I'm already starting to get nervous about the event; I mean I've been training and the plan I'm using has been pretty successful for many people so I should do alright.  It's just that I haven't actually done this race distance before so I don't know that I can finish and finish well.  It's mildly terrifying thinking about it.  I'm probably just having a bad day, other days I feel good about my chances.  I'm going to be a ball of nerves the days leading up to the event.

August totals:
Swim: 10060.00 Yd - 3h 09m 02s
Bike: 217.11 Mi - 12h 37m 31s (new PR!)
Run: 40.2 Mi - 6h 50m 06s

2008 totals:
Swim:
76055.4 Yd - 26h 30m 55s
Bike: 1026.70 Mi - 62h 26m 18s
Run: 264.52 Mi - 47h 07m 03s

September events:
TX Tough Bike Rally - 56 Miles: September 14th
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