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Ironman Weymouth, well I needed a goal for 2016......

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Oh balls, it's paid for now and at over £400 there's no way I'm backing out now. Remind me why I said yes to this particular "goal" for 2016?

Ironman Weymouth 2016

On the 11th September 2016 I'll be lining up on the start line in Weymouth with a few thousand other mad fools preparing to swim 2.4 miles, cycle 112 miles and then run a marathon - 26 miles.........

Now this may seem to some to be something of a step too far, a massive leap if you will, from the finish line of the Huntsman Sprint Distance Triathlon in October 2015 to a full Ironman - and the majority of the time I'd have to agree with you.  There is however slightly more to it that it first appears;

2016 is training year - my wonderful wife has agreed to take a step back from her triathlon and running this year to allow me to, in her words, "train my ass off" for this event10 months - this is the time from sign up to race day, it can be done!Cycling - this is my strongest event and wh…