Oh so close…. 57 seconds quicker and I would have finally broken 3hrs for a marathon! Having said this it is possibly the first time I have ever been super happy with my run leg in an Ironman and it was at the end of one of the most gruelling courses ever.
Ironman Wisconsin is fondly known as the Moo Ironman due to a strange custom for a selection of age groupers stopping at the first turning buoy in the swim and mooing like the dairy cows that Wisconsin is famous for. However I will remember it for the hills, the hills, the hills and the phenomenal amount of spectators and their super enthusiasm.
The swim takes place in one of the two lakes that sits either side of the super fun, trendy college city of Madison. After 3.8km of splashing around you exit the water and after the ...