40 - IRONMAN© 70.3 St. George - Chad Bunting

I begin the IRONMAN© St. George 70.3 series with my friend Chad Bunting.  He has been doing triathlons for many years and we dive into why he does this race, what he enjoys about it and some emotions that came to the surface during this race.  He goes into great detail on why this is a must do race for anyone and how beautiful the course is.  While it’s hilly, yes, the course itself is amazing and just breathe taking.  He also talks about his lack of training through this and his nutrition plan.

Weather that day:  56 - 90

Water:  60ish

Quote of the episode, “I always try to find the youngest kid I can to give me my medal.”

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Age Group: M 35-39

Height:   6’1”

Weight:  180lbs

Calories per hour: ~300

Swim – 40:23

T1 – 3:03

Bike – 2:47:47

T2 – 5:01

Run – 2:08:45

Total Race Time:  5:44:58
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Gender Rank: 495

Division Rank:  99

Overall Rank:  601

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Follow Chad,

Instagram:  @chadbunting

Facebook:   Chad Bunting

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Mentioned on this episode:

Ben Miller:  #AwesomeSherpa

HED Jet Disc: https://www.hedcycling.com/jet-disc/

Roka Maverick:  https://www.roka.com/collections/mens-wetsuits

Garmin:  https://www.garmin.com/en-US/

F2C Nutrition:  https://f2cnutrition.com/en-us/

Normatec Recovery:  https://www.normatecrecovery.com/

 On the Bike.

On the Bike.