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My First Ironman
I decided to do the 2013 Ironman Louisville as my first long course race. This blog serves as my diary to capture training highlights and struggles along the way. Race day is 25 Aug 13.

Based on my experience at the half-iron distance and borrowing liberally from Don Fink's "Be Iron Fit", I have developed a 30 week training program to get me to Louisville.

Week 5 - 25 Feb

Mojorad2009by Mojorad2009Feb 28th 2013
Loved my Mon rest day.

Tues - 1200 yd (3 x 400) swim, 4 mile run
Wed - 30 min spin bike
Thurs - 1200 yd (400-500-300) swim, 4 mile run
Fri - 30 min spin bike
Sat - 1:45 spin bike, 3 mile run (icy)
Sun - 11 mile run, 7:16 pace
sarahleonardby member: sarahleonard, Mar 4th 2013 16:09
Rest days...also very important for recovery (physical and mental) and adaption!

Was your Sat spin/run a brick session?
Mojorad2009by blog author: Mojorad2009, Mar 4th 2013 18:17
I meant for Sat to be a brick session, but the family events schedule forced me to run before the bike. Balancing family activities with my training schedule is an ongoing challenge.
sarahleonardby member: sarahleonard, Mar 4th 2013 19:58
It's one of the biggest challenges! Sometimes you just have to be flexible.
 
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