Posts Tagged ‘Switzerland’

Ironman Switzerland Journey Concludes

Posted by Scott on July 13th, 2009 under Triathlons Tags: ,  •  8 Comments

Ironman Switzerland Photos and Video Yesterday, I completed the Ironman Switzerland race in Zurich in 11 hours and 5 minutes. The Ironman race is comprised of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and a 26.2 mile run for a total race distance of 140.6 miles. Or, in the European metric style, that’s a 3.8 […]

Ironman Fuel Strategies

Posted by Scott on May 10th, 2009 under Triathlons Tags: , ,  •  Comments Off on Ironman Fuel Strategies

Over the course of the 140.6 miles of an Ironman race, triathletes burn thousands of calories. During this weekend’s training, I burned approximately 1,800 calories on the 15 mile run on Saturday and burned another 3,800 calories during today’s 60 mile bike. Extrapolating those numbers out to the full Ironman distance (without taking temperature and […]

Ironman Economics

Posted by Scott on May 5th, 2009 under Triathlons Tags: ,  •  1 Comment

As of this posting, there are now just 68 days until the next big race on my calendar – Ironman Switzerland. The race will take place in Zurich on July 12. I’m looking forward to the race, but I’ve got quite a bit of training to get through before the cannon goes off. The Ironman […]