Saturday, September 13, 2008

Decisions, Decisions

Well, it's coming down to the wire. Well, sort of. Pretty soon we have to decide whether or not to go to Arizona to cheer on our bloggie peeps cranking it out at IMAZ08. That would then lead to "pulling a slip" for IMAZ09 - something that I really want to do, yet I see the crowd participation fading fast. Blink is out. Johnny Tri is out. Greyhound is out. Iron Shane is out. Baboo and Misty are out. Momo, who surprised the world with her IMAZ08 bid, is out for '09. I know there are many more bloggers and potential participants out there...these were just folks that have been swept away for one reason or another.

IMCOZ09 - looks like many will be traveling over to the dark side and hitting the beaches of Cozumel in '09. That's cool - it looks to be great race. Hope we don't get any late season hurricanes...

IMCanada'09 - Those crazy Canuks have done the unspeakable and, yes, opened up registration on-line for an undisclosed number of slots. I know of two who got in...Blink - taking him out of IMAZ...AND...MN B2B! My step-sister in-law also got in, and is VERY excited about racing next year. Truly...good for them both!

So now what with the MN B2B? Looks like there has been interest garnered in an unlikely, yet very likely place - in the heart of Minnesota itself! Yes, Tacboy and his super-hot Trimama have quietly mentioned to Heir Bigun that they'd like to participate in a 4-person Relay. This leaves one more slot open - perhaps for the likes of another smoking hot, uber-fit, fem'd triathlete extraordinaire...none other than Iron Jenny? Doing this race for the first time as part of a 4-person relay sounds a bit more fun (Bigun says, hiking up his skirt...) than the 2-person variety. The registration price goes up at the end of next month, me thinks, so we still have time to hem and haw.

I actually started running again - 4 times so far this week (it's Saturday...I'm wanting to run tonight and do a little longer run tomorrow...) and while I thought I had two giant, fat sandbags for legs on Monday, by Thursday things felt a whole lot better. Bike and Pool...soon, grasshopper, soon....

10 comments:

IronJenny said...

What's MN B2B? Am I doing it? HAve you signed me up? When is it? The market is picking up and I would LOVE to have something on my calendar besides measly marathons within the 150 mile radius....

Fe-lady said...

"Measly marathons" she says...heh.

I will be helping at IMAZ '08 but doubt if I will sign up for '09.

It's interesting how people jump on and off the band wagon with this IM stuff....I personally wonder how on earth an individual has time, money and inclination to train for and participate in more than one per year or every other year...or in my case every 13-14 years.
Just talking.

Excellent running week for ya!

Cindy Jo said...

I too need to motivate to get back to biking and swimming. At least you can swim outside, and don't have months of the trainer looming ahead!

Tea said...

yea...I'm out on on IMAZ09 also.

Just not sure what I'm feeling with the whole race scene.

Iron Krista, "The Dog Mom" said...

Glad to hear you are getting back out there!!

Shane & I are in for IMCDA 2010!

Next year's motto: Shorter, faster! More Fun!

Di said...

Honey - don't you need to have your bike put back together to ride it?.....just sayin'

Iron "GeekGirl" Misty said...

There's another B2B: In North Carolina. Look it up. A bunch of us are going to be there. Beach to Battleship: flat and fast. Look it up. Join us...mark...Join us...you know you want to...

Lana said...

I doubt I'll be signing up for an Ironman for '09...I am still amazed by the people who do these things every year. Those multiple ironman finishers, like Tac. If I make it through Florida, and we aren't sitting flat in the middle of The Great Depression Part 2, then I might consider Cozumel, or Lake Placid, or Arizona for 2010.

JohnnyTri said...

IMCZ 09.. big boy.!!!
come play with all of us.

rockon`

tinaparker87 said...

Headed to Ironman AZ to watch friends... Thinking I could sign up for '09? Riding Century day before in Tucson.