OMG, I just signed myself up for a Try A Tri. We’ll, I’m just coming to the end of my vacation and feeling a little panicked that maybe I’m not training hard enough for my first triathlon. What better way to find out then to try a tri(athlon) next Sunday. This Try A Tri happens to be on the same course as the Iron Girl will be next month, so I will familiarize myself with the course at the same time.
The distance of the Try A Tri is smaller than the Iron Girl, which is a triathlon sprint. It’s going to be a 375 m swim, 10 km bike and 2.5 km run, while the Iron Girl Grimsby is 500 m swim/20 km bike/5 km run. I think this small-scale triathlon will help with the anxiety I have over Iron Girl. I will also get to decide where I should concentrate my training for my last push before the triathlon sprint in August.
I’ve also increased my training this week to make sure I’m ready for the Try A Tri and Iron Girl. I don’t know why I’m feeling so much anxiety, I know I’ll be able to finish the race. I think it’s because the competitive side of me doesn’t want to just finish, I want to do really well.
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Here is what I did last week:
- Monday: 14 Km trail biking & 10 km Mountain biking
- Tuesday: 200 m pool swim
- Wednesday: rest
- Thursday: 5 km run & 750 m swim
- Friday: 1000 m swim
- Saturday: rest
- Sunday: Brick: 15 km bike/3 km run
This week I’m hoping to do the following:
- Monday: 8 x 200 m sprints & Tri clinic
- Tuesday: rest
- Wednesday: 30 min biking
- Thursday: 30 min running light run
- Friday: rest
- Saturday: rest
- Sunday: Try A Tri 375 m swim/10 km bike/ 2.5 run
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