BHAG: I compete and complete my first half ironman triathlon (1.2 mile swim. 56 mile bike. 13.1 mile run) in Hawaii by June 5, 2010.
[Editor's note: Shannon is an educator from our Pearl District store in Portland, Oregon. Good luck Shannon and all other Ironman partipants, including our head of recruiting at lululemon, Steph!!]
update from shannon!
I went out strong for a good swim, 50 min for 1.2 mile, but I kicked a lot (which I found out fatigued my legs by the run). I had a great bike, passing all those people who came out of the water before me. My average pace was just under 17mph. I finished the 56 mile bike ride in 3 hours 27 min (a new record for me).
Then the dreaded run. I started the run extra slow with a plan to "run" the entire 13.1 miles and to not burn out. By the 10k split I picked up my pace. My final time was just over 7 hours, not including transition times.
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