Ironman Wisconsin race weekend is here!
We arrived in Madison mid afternoon, checked into Ironman, went to the athlete meeting, checked into our condo guest suite, and unloaded All. The. Gear. Once we were settled in our condo and our girlfriends arrived, we went out to dinner at Salvatore’s Tomato Pies and had the most AMAZING pizza ever…Fig and Bacon with balsamic red wine reduction, Vegetarian with beet pesto, and El Mapache Loco…Delish!! We stopped by the grocery store on our way back to the condo.
We woke up and swam with our girlfriends in Lake Monona. The water was a little warmer than I’d hoped for, but was still wetsuit legal. We did a short 10 minute shake out run before meeting our friend Kristen to help her with Ironman registration…Sunday is her first full Ironman…Go Kristen GO!! We got lunch at Ian’s pizza, cleaned up, loaded our gear bags and spent the afternoon relaxing. We made an amazing dinner with our girlfriends…fresh Alaskan fish, green beans from our CSA, salad from our CSA, and quinoa. It was the perfect relaxing evening!
We woke up and took the bikes for a quick spin to make sure everything was in working order before the rain started to fall. We did a short swim (in the rain) and then relaxed for the rest of the morning before taking our bikes and gear to transition at 11 am. We followed this up with some lunch from Ian’s Pizza and then took a short nap before I was blessed to meet some of my Coeur Sports teammies who were in Madison to race and spectate. After dinner, it was time to put the feet up, and let the head hit the pillow.
I’ve done the work! I’m ready! It’s time to rock Ironman Wisconsin!
10 thoughts on “Ironman Wisconsin Pre Race Weekend”
That has got to be one of the more unique finish line views! Can’t wait to read about the rest of your day 🙂
It is a beautiful finish line view! I hope to have my race recap up later this week!
I’m so excited to read your recap. And that pizza with fig and bacon sounds amazing!!
I hope to have it up later this week! The fig and bacon pizza was AH-MAZING!! My mouth is watering just thinking about it!!
LOL @”Flat Kecia”
I thought it was funny…Tim didn’t get it! 😜
You were definitely ready!! I saw Salvatores Tomato Pies on the map. I was sad that we never got a chance to try it!!! Can’t wait to hear more about your race!!
Salvatore’s Tomato Pies was amazing!! If you ever get back to Madison, it is a must eat location!! I’m hoping to finally start getting my thoughts together today on race day!! It has been a crazy week home with lots of grading and tons of social outings.
All the pizza before the race! Awesome!
I love pizza! 😉