• Ironman Boulder will “likely not be wetsuit legal”

    Submitted by Dana Willett on July 23rd, 2014

    Check out Race Director Dave Christen’s informative video explaining every detail regarding water temperature on race day, exactly when it will be called, wave times, swim cut off times, and how you can still wear a wetsuit if you’re willing to forgo Kona slots and awards:

    • Ironman Transitions: Some Words from Race Director Dave

      Submitted by Jen Findley on July 21st, 2014

      What makes an IRONMAN Transition different than others? Unlike any other triathlon you do not put your equipment next to your bike on the transition bike racks. You put all of your equipment in what we call Gear Bags. You put what you need for the bike leg in your BIKE GEAR BAG and theRead More

      • Body Work: Are You Scheduled?

        Submitted by Jen Findley on July 16th, 2014

        I always look forward to my massage and acupuncture appointments. It’s that carrot that dangles after a long run or at the end of a couple of weeks of build. I have enjoyed my sessions for many years and try to schedule appointments out several months in advance, if I can, based on my training and racing schedule and my providers schedules. I’m happy to say they are very good at what they do and book out with “regulars”. Read more

        • Body Work: When to Schedule Pre/Post Race Sessions

          Submitted by Aaron Adams on July 14th, 2014

          By Dr. Donna Fleitz Mitchell Many athletes struggle with ‘when and what type of bodywork’ to utilize prior to their event. The science says that it takes about two weeks for our body to build muscle, exercise endurance, etc. in response to exercise stress. The goal of the taper is to allow the body toRead More

          • Ironman Boulder Transportation Logistics

            Submitted by Dana Willett on July 14th, 2014

            By now most athletes are well aware of the unique transportation logistics for Ironman Boulder. (Read the complete story on shuttles here.) In addition to describing the prescribed comings and goings that will be necessary, this article by the Daily Camera brings good news of bike parking: To get to the Boulder Reservoir for the swimRead More