A Deeper Understanding of the IM Choo Start Times

As mentioned last week, the delayed start for the Ironman Chattanooga swim is creating a panic among athletes who will fall in the 15-17 hour range.  Our initial overview of the swim start has made the rounds and is worth your time to read.  To briefly recap, you really only have about 16 hours to […]

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Judging Race Performance Accurately

The topic of how people analyze their race results is on my mind today. Here are the two examples of attitudes that aren’t helpful: Athlete A says they thought they had a bad race but then saw that they placed 2nd in their age group so it was a good race after all. Athlete B […]

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What the IMCHOO Swim Start Means for Your Day

Ironman Chattanooga finally put to rest a great deal of speculation concerning the official start time of the race.  While it might soothe some to finally have this information, it also put about 15-20% of the field on high alert to get their butts to the finish line quicker. Due to the sunrise that time […]

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Top Six Mistakes You will Make on the IM Chattanooga Bike

***For a more in-depth review of the IM Chattanooga bike course, please read part 1 and part 2.*** At this point in the year, I have lost count of how many times I have ridden the Ironman Chattanooga course. It’s likely around six different times.  This past weekend I took our FTP Coaching athletes around the course […]

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