On Sunday June 1st, I completed Ironman Raleigh 70.3. Here is a brief recap of the race, by the numbers…
3:00: Wake up time
7:04: Pro Female Start
51: My bib #
75: Water temperature in degrees Fahrenheit – wetsuit legal (TYR Hurricane, baby!)
30:43: Swim time… Getting better!
90: Pivlock v90 by Smith Optics (GREAT sunglasses!)
118: Argon 18 E118 that is – the foxiest bike around
8.9: ENVE Composites wheel set I rocked on the course
200: Average watts over the 56 mile bike course (Thanks Rotor Bike Components!)
148: Average heart rate on the bike
6: Bottles consumed on the bike
2:36:07: Bike split
21.5: Average MPH on the bike (Holy wind, Batman!)
6:39: Average pace on the run
159: Average heart rate on the run
80: Grams of carbs consumed per hour during the race (Thanks Infinit Nutrition!)
1000: mg of sodium consumed per hour
1:27:19: Run split
4:37:32: Final chip time
10: Tenth pro female overall
63: Overall place
110: 110% Play Harder Compression gear that saved my legs post race.
3: Female Ironman champions I counted in the pro meeting
2: Second time I’ve done this course… LOVE it!
1: One other Maverick Multisport Pro, Mike Hermanson, raced Raleigh 70.3. (He rocked it!)
All in all, Raleigh 70.3 was an incredible race complete with an amazing venue, special friends, and tough competition. Thank you Maverick Multisport, Argon 18, ENVE Composites, VO2 Multisport, Rotor Bike Components, Occupational Kinetics, Swiftwick Socks, Cobb Cycling, TYR, Champion Systems, 110% Play Harder, Infinit Nutrition, Primal Sport Mud, Smith Optics, and Vittoria for your continued support.