I started this run, bike, and swim blog in 2010 just after competing in the Augusta, Georgia Ironman 70.3 triathlon. I've tried to add new content over the years as my focus has shifted from and back to racing. I hope you enjoy it and will follow me as I train and compete along the way to my 3rd full Ironman in Florida on November 4th of 2017.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Try Charleston Training Update
Saturday, February 2nd marked the end of my 9th week of training for the Try Charleston 70.3 on April 20th. Starting on December 2nd, 2012, "the plan" should have me doing about 11 hours and 30 minutes of training each week by now. I've been barely able to squeaked out 7 hours. What makes it even worse is that all of what I've done to date is bike and run. I haven't been in the water since I completed the Ironman Miami 70.3 in late October.
Training completed to date
Just in case you're wondering, the above chart should look a little more like the below chart. Swimming is indicated in blue, running in green, bike in red, and total hours in purple.
Note the nice rolling increase in intensity of the plan from week 2 through week 17. I haven't gotten to that point yet in my commitment. Week 10 starts now, I guess I had better get on it! Fortunately, I have gotten a few chores done around the house lately so I haven't been doing nothing. I've gotta keep the chores going too as my real training starts in June for my second Ironman Florida.