July 26, 2010

Ironman Cinderella Story

Almost exactly 11 months ago from this moment I found out I had torn my plantar fascia just days before my first Ironman. I was devastated. Those who have followed my journey know how that story ended and while it wasn't the race I trained for, it was the race I needed. Fast forward to Ironman Lake Placid 2010 and a completely different scenario. I felt grossly undertrained but tried not to stress it knowing I have a two Ironman year. But I literally had a dream race from start to finish and kept thinking - can this really be happening? I'll share a full report soon, likely mixed in with my Italy pics and memories, but in the meantime, here are the results:

Swim - 1:29:51
Bike - 7:06:06

Run - 4:36:38

Total - 13:31:26

And here's my finish on video:


  1. Congratulations Kristin! Nice work. Looks like the Italian taper sealed the deal.

  2. Way to go!!!!!! I can't wait for the full report, but it looks like you did awesome and had fun doing it which is most important! :)

    I hope you recover quickly.

  3. Congrats again on the finish! So glad we were able to finally meet. Have a good last 7 weeks before Wisconsin!

  4. congrats ironwoman :) can't wait to hear all the details, and see pics of course!



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