Ironman Mount Tremblant 70.3 Race Report

The short version: Great event, really hot day! The long version: It has been that kind of spring… a month ago Ottawa Race Weekend was so hot they had to change the start times and two weeks ago Rideau lakes Cycle Tour was so cold, windy and wet I rode in a raincoat, hat, fullContinue reading “Ironman Mount Tremblant 70.3 Race Report”

Ironman Mount Tremblant Race Report

This was written about the 2016 edition. The race has had some minor course changes but in the last couple of years and it does not always rain! The short version…it rained and rained and then it rained some more! Oh and it was windy too! I can’t say enough great things about all thoseContinue reading “Ironman Mount Tremblant Race Report”

Ironman 70.3 World Championships

Originally posted on Racing and Traveling over 50.:
The only way to get into the World Ironman 70.3 Championships is to qualify at another Ironman 70.3 race. Winning your age group qualifies you automatically and each race has a few extra spots which go to the top finishers in the age groups with the most competitors…

2014 Ironman 70.3 World Championship Race Report

Originally posted on Racing and Traveling over 50.:
The short version: Awesome venue, great event, 2500 athletes from 87 countries and they all looked fast! The long version: Living in Ottawa and being involved with Ironman races both as a volunteer and a competitor Tremblant is starting to feel like home. I went up on Thursday,…

2009 Ford Ironman World Championships Race Report

Originally posted on Racing and Traveling over 50.:
Every year 1800 or so athletes arrive in Kona for the World Ironman Championships. Almost 24 hours after leaving home Harold, JR, Michele and myself arrived among them. The only thing that was missing was my bike. We knew where it was because we saw it sitting on…