Category Archives: Ironman distance

Ironman NZ – Jenna’s first Ironman

Ironman NZ Race report

What brings you to doing an Ironman, 70.3 or any triathlon?  Who knows, but I do love reading how women become empowered by their achievements.  We throw the words “anything is possible” around in the Ironman world and in this lovely race report from a first time Ironman finisher (Jenna) you will definitely find yourself pumped […]

Triathlon goal setting

Ironman triathlon goal setting

Spring is here and with the warmer days and longer daylight hours many of you are probably dusting off bikes, re-setting goals or maybe just feeling a little more motivated.  Sound like you?  Maybe you’re thinking about doing an Ironman, 70.3 or many of the other wonderful triathlon events.   I spent my weekend on the […]

Ironman Nice – Traveling & Racing

Have you ever thought about racing an Ironman overseas?  Maybe you have already ventured out of Australia or your country to race?  I’ve just watched Ironman France in Nice and I thought I’d share a few little insights.  By no means am I any sort of travel blogger, however I might be able to share […]

Lessons in Life that Ironman has taught me

Lessons in life that IRonman has taught me

If you have been following Ironchicks for a while, you will know that my blogs tend to revolve around the emotion involved in training/racing and embracing the heart and soul of endurance sport.  WOW, I’ve gone rather deep and meaningful early on.  It has had to happen!   I’ll tell you why….. Late last week […]

The Ironman hangover

ironman hangover

Over the last few months I have been making myself sick on the Ironman love juice and now I’m stuck with the dreaded (but expected) hangover.  The hype of racing Ironman Melbourne and the pressure and expectation of being as large as life while spectating at Ironman Australia (Port Macquarie) has left me here; hung-over. […]