Lena Mommyrun Slazyk swam: I really liked this s...

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great Full Vineman Swim 2.4 m 01:24 56237:37 pace

I really liked this swim, other than the guys trying to swim over me. The swim is in the Russian River, but it's right behind a damn, so there is no current. The water was about 71 degrees and perfect. It got pretty shallow at places, so you could literally walk for a while - I saw several people walking, but I kept swimming. I kept my pace even and did not rush, I knew I had a long day ahead of me. Was happy with my time - I thought it would be between 1:20 and 1:30. There was M40-55 and the relay guys that started after the W30-44 wave and they were pretty fast and kept running into me - pretty annoying, but kept it interesting.

My stomach had been in knots for 2 days before (nervous!!) and the minute I started swimming my stomach felt so much better. The anticipation of an Ironman is nerve-racking!

In T1 they had wetsuit strippers and that was really nice! My T1 was 5 mins 47 secs.