Ironman Challenge February 18!

Published 02.08.18

Lake County YMCA members will actually complete the distances of an Ironman Triathlon; 26.2 mile run, 112 miles of biking and a 2 mile swim. There is an IRONMAN CATEGORY for EVERYONE. Pick the appropriate level of the IRONMAN Challenge for you. Then set your finishing goal; one/two weeks=Gold, three/four weeks=Silver, five/six weeks=Bronze. Push your limits! Tally your own distances. Pull your tally sheet when you are done and place in the front of the binder! We all start on February 18!


CHALLENGE LEVELS OF THE IRONMAN:

  • TRUE IRONMAN Running-Total distance must be done jogging or running. Biking- Total distance must be done on an upright stationary bike or outdoors. Swimming-Total distance must be done swimming laps.
  • MODIFIED IRONMAN Running-Walking, jogging or running may be counted toward the total distance. Biking-Total distance must be done on an upright or recumbent stationary bike Swimming-Total distance may be covered swimming laps, using fins, kickboards or other floatation devices.
  • NOVICE IRONMAN Running-Jogging, walking or cardio classes (45min class=3miles) toward total distance. Biking-Total distance must be done on an upright or recumbent bike or outdoors. Swimming-Total distance may be covered swimming or walking laps, using floatation devices or on the rowing machine. (4,000 meters = 1 mile)
  • SPRINT IRONMAN Activities are the same as the NOVICE and the distances are shorter: Running-15 miles Biking-50 miles Swimming-1 mile

Each IRONMAN participant will receive a long sleeve T-shirt ONLY AFTER COMPLETING HIS/HER IRONMAN CHALLENGE. Tally sheets are available at the Welcome Center. Record your distances, TALLY your distances and PULL your sheet when you complete your Y IRONMAN, place it in the binder pocket. All on the honor system, of course!

Cost to participate is $14.

Registration begins February 1 and ends March 3.

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The challenge starts February 18 and ends on March 31.

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