Here is the back story. I have always done what Ironman my friends were doing/wanted to do. I have always (for whatever reason) wanted to do Lake Placid. It is a hard, hilly course on he other side of the country. No wonder my friends did not want to do it!
Last year at this time I finally talked some of my hard-core girlfriends into doing a “girls” trip Ironman destination: Lake Placid(LP). YES! I was so excited. FINALLY
suckered talked them into it.
A couple of months ago we found out Tri-Bike Transport did not service Portland to LP. This was a very sad day. We did a lot of pros/cons on different races M-dot(Whistler, CDA, AZ) vs non M-dot (Vineman) vs something international (Europe/New Zealand) vs. Lake Placid. After hashing it out for a while logistics won out and Whistler was where the decision fell.
I was obviously sad. I really wanted to do LP. I really wanted this to be my retirement Ironman. I thought about going away from the group and doing LP or repeating CDA but in the end I signed up for Whistler.
I have heard nothing but good things about the course. So here is to the next 319 days of hard work and training to see if I can come anywhere near my IMAZ PR!
Finally announcing the Endorphin Warrior Training Bracelet winner: Lindsey from One Mother Of A Day. She choose “Strength” in a black band. Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway. If you still want one: Endorphin Warrior is having a 4th anniversary 15% off Training Bracelets. Code: WTB15off You know you want one…Just get one!!