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2009 Season Complete....looking back through the year

Posted by Tom Room on Sunday, December 6, 2009, In : Season Review 
Now, 1 week into the 2010 campaign, my thoughts are already wondering over to the far off race season. But if I am going to plan ahead properly, it is only right I look back at the year just gone. Did I achieve my objectives?

2009 Objectives

(i) Get to the Pro 70.3 Ironman World Championships
(ii) Break 4hrs for a 70.3
(iii) Finish in the top 25 at the Worlds
(iv) Earn some money from the sport
(v) Be more consistent - don't break myself

(i) Be at the Pro 70.3 Ironman World Championships?
Well I cer...
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Countdown to Clearwater...10 days to go - Giving Isaac a bath

Posted by Tom Room on Wednesday, November 4, 2009, In : 70.3 World Champs 2009 
Over the last few days I have put in my last long sessions;

- 3.8km swim
- 2hrs 45mins bike (should have been 3.5hrs but sometimes you have to know when enough is enough)
- 1hr 45min run

And it just gets shorter and faster from here on in...

Today was my last day in Bath and I did a race pace swim which gave me a lot of confidence; 15x100m off 1:15 coming in 1:10. Admittedly it was in a wetsuit but I felt good and could have carried on. The rest of the day has been spent packing, which for a compl...
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