Flashback Fridays 23: Committing to Ironman Wisconsin

September 16, 2013.

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11:58 am.

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“Opening Soon”

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A week had passed since Ironman 70.3 Muskoka.

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For two years, I had been undecided about whether or not I should do this…or could do this.

“Opening Soon”

I had dreamed about it. I have had nightmares too. Lots of uncertainty and doubt…

11:59am

This last year had been a test. Four marathon, two century rides, multi-day endurance events…

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…and three Ironman 70.3.

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Kansas proved I could take the heat. Racine proved that I could take the waves. And Muskoka proved that I could handle the toughest bike course.

“Opening Soon”

I had passed every challenge. But, here I am, at my computer, hoping that I have the chance to register and still wondering if this such a good idea.

12:00

Will I be able to stick to the training?

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Am I really an athlete now? Or am I kidding myself?

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Why am I doing this?

“Ironman Wisconsin-Registration Open-Click Here”

I can’t think about this anymore. Time to make a choice…

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