Having just completed my first Ironman race, I thought I'd jot down the key learning points I picked up along the way.
If anyone asked me for advice, this is what I'd tell them as they started down the road to the challenge of a long triathlon. Especially those of us who have more years behind than in front of use.
Of course, I am not an expert. I do not have loads of Ironman events under my belt, so I can't speak from a wealth of knowledge. In fact, that's the point. It's all so fresh and new that my perspective isn't dulled by routine.
I'm going say a lot of good things about my coach, Joe Beer. If you know a coach you recommend please do so in the comments below and say why. To keep reading, open this page.