Today is the day

It is 2.5 hours before the canon goes off and I’m completely ready. I had a good night’s sleep. Well, mostly. It was a little restless, but for the most part it was a good one. We went to bed at 7pm, which I don’t think I’ve done since I was a kid, except when I was sick.

Today I plan to stick to my race plan and take it easy on the swim and bike, and walk up the hills and at the aid stations on the run. I hope to come in to the finish line within 15 hours and I hope to come in with a smile on my face and with my family standing proudly at the sideline. I feel very lucky to be able to take on this challenge and to be so close to completing it. Today I will be an Ironman.

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5 Responses to Today is the day

  1. Phil says:

    Good luck on your race today!

    Phil

  2. Veg*Triathlete says:

    Hey, Crystal, I just looked up your progress on IM athlete tracker, and it looks like you had a GREAT swim and a strong bike split! Hope things are going well for you on the run! -Jen

  3. Charlie says:

    Congratulation’s Vegan Ironwomen.
    Great run to bring it home.
    Isn’t it nice to know no animals were harmed to become an Ironman.

  4. Veg*Triathlete says:

    You did it!!! Awesome job, Crystal! You’re an IRONWOMAN!

    I can’t wait to read about the race :-)

  5. Irongirl says:

    Yay!
    I can’t believe it is here.
    So much has happened in the last year.
    I can’t wait to hear about it. :)

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