IMCH 2009

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  • Nam wrote (see)
    Ratbag wrote (see)
    As I understand it, Nam you've already sold your body...what did you get for it? image

    Can't recall having charged anyone as yet...  LOL and if I did... probably not much...

    seren nos wrote (see)
    Nam   any size 6 1/2 or 7 running shoes going for sale....................as long as there not pink...........................

    Er,....  Seren could you EVER see me in pink trainers... image

    Calf wrote (see)
    maybe she could remortgage image

    Did that a few years ago...

    Calf wrote (see)

    sprog production lol

    Suppose you could sell them...  the process interferes with training though... image

    ooo no, not worth selling them, they make great little sherpa's and are good for using to clean the bike their hands are so tiny they get in all the hard to reach spots image

  • Nam wrote (see)

    Must have / do:

    • Get an idea about bike maintenance
    • Get to grips with proper fuelling / nutrition
    • get my running back in order big time
    • get a better bike whenever affordable
    • get to grips with open water
    • make a plan...

    image

    A two week holiday by the seaside - with a hunky bloke to help with the bike stuff - should take care of most of that.

  • Can we make him a rich hunk please... image
  • Absolutely! image
  • image

    waves enthusiastically

  • Blobsy!!!  MWAH!! image
  • Ah ...... rich

    wanders off dejectedly in a church mouse styley

  • Over a year to go and this is already proving a total distraction. Apologies if this has been posted before but if anyone needs to get inspired I found this link today 

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    Looks good doesn't it - see how naive us first timers can be.   

  • I have pursuaded Mrs JP that Switzerland is a good choice for next years summer hols.image 

    DOING
    Bedders
    Calf
    Crashie
    emmilou
    Ferret
    Gertie (Tri Virgin, please be gentle with me)
    Gyraffe
    Hope
    Iron Swissbobby
    Jonsi
    mellifera
    Nam (oh shiiiiiiiit!!!!)
    Podro
    PSC
    Rio (need to prove I am not getting old even though I will be a grandma by then!)
    SyM.es

    JPenno

    DITHERING (till after IMF, pay day, leave pass etc)
    Kanga
    Meldy
    Foggy, but will be going on to DOING list after an appropriate amount of dithering
    Holly_Golightly
    kittenkat (yes I know what I said repeatedly, but I'm obsessed (in a good way).. and no, don't mention it to Mr kk
    Dark Vader (need to discuss with Classicaldiva first)
    Hollywood (I've never done an IM without Squishy - need her to sign up first)
    NWO ( need to check the cost and clear it with the missus! )
    Squishy (I'm sure she'll do it if Hollywood is depending on her image
    IW (IF I can get permission)

    Silent Assassin (if funds permit) - Must enter and do some training with JPenno

    GOING BUT DOING THE OLYMPIC DISTANCE
    Garr (Hopefully! Should be able to get away with not training for this one!!)
    LJS (if I can persuade him to go)

    NEVER DOING AN IRONMAN EVER (I think this is the same as dithering)
    Shiraz

    SUPPORTING
    LE - Possibly maybe, also looking at doing the Oly tri the day before, unless I do Bala on July 14 2009...
    Mr emmi and mini emmi Pirates (maybe 2, maybe 3?)
    Mrs Podro and the Podlets

    Mrs Silent Assassin & mini Assassin

  • I've just been looking at registration costs. No information on the cost for IMCH is available yet, but Lanzarote is priced at 350 Euro, presumably IMCH is has a similar cost. The GBP conversion gives a cost of £277. Lets hope the Euro takes a nose-dive before the beginning of July.
  • remember CH is CHF not EUR and it is about 2 CHF to the GBP
  • DOING
    Bedders
    Calf
    Crashie
    emmilou
    Ferret
    Gertie (Tri Virgin, please be gentle with me)
    Gyraffe
    Hope
    Iron Swissbobby
    Jonsi
    mellifera
    Nam (oh shiiiiiiiit!!!!)
    Podro
    PSC
    Rio (need to prove I am not getting old even though I will be a grandma by then!)
    SyM.es
    JPenno

    DITHERING (till after IMF, pay day, leave pass etc)
    Kanga
    Meldy
    Foggy, but will be going on to DOING list after an appropriate amount of dithering
    Holly_Golightly
    kittenkat (yes I know what I said repeatedly, but I'm obsessed (in a good way).. and no, don't mention it to Mr kk
    Dark Vader (need to discuss with Classicaldiva first)
    Hollywood (I've never done an IM without Squishy - need her to sign up first)
    NWO ( need to check the cost and clear it with the missus! )
    Squishy (I'm sure she'll do it if Hollywood is depending on her image
    IW (IF I can get permission)
    Silent Assassin (if funds permit) - Must enter and do some training with JPenno
    Barry K - funds permitting as the first step.

    GOING BUT DOING THE OLYMPIC DISTANCE
    Garr (Hopefully! Should be able to get away with not training for this one!!)
    LJS (if I can persuade him to go)

    NEVER DOING AN IRONMAN EVER (I think this is the same as dithering)
    Shiraz

    SUPPORTING
    LE - Possibly maybe, also looking at doing the Oly tri the day before, unless I do Bala on July 14 2009...
    Mr emmi and mini emmi Pirates (maybe 2, maybe 3?)
    Mrs Podro and the Podlets
    Mrs Silent Assassin & mini Assassin

  • Well at least you have come out of the lurking stage Barry image
  • Would £1000 be around the mark to cover entry fee, wetsuit, bike and associated bits and bobs?
  • fat buddhafat buddha ✭✭✭
    scrub bike off that £1000 and you won't be far wrong.......you need to factor in travel costs as well
  • i spent about five times that in my first year, but i do quite like shopping

    you could get everything you need for a grand i'm sure
  • Wouldn't be far off...

    £500 bike
    £250 entry
    £150 wetsuit
    £100 odds and sods

    Inevitably, you can spend a lot (an awful lot) more...

    don't forget costs of accomodation and flights; swimming costs money, as do swimming lessons; having said that, you'll probably be spending less money on going out and socialising because you'll be too knackered image

  • and once you've done the one you'll have to do lots more to justify the wetsuit, bike, bike box, etc etc!! image
  • very true, crashie.

    ('course, he forgot to add in all the other entry fees you're going to pay for more races once you get hooked!)

  • X-post - emmilou, that's just what I meant.
  • Blobfish wrote (see)

    Ah ...... rich

    wanders off dejectedly in a church mouse styley

    Aw... but rich in experience!!  image
  • it is posible to be too experienced, you can gauge his age by counting the wrinkles
  • Google says that IMCH this year was 550CHF so about £275 at SwissBobby's exchange rate
  • Count me in, after seeing the IMCH promo video on YouTube I feel motivated....

    (V) = IM Virgin 

    DOING
    Bedders
    Calf
    Crashie
    emmilou
    Ferret
    Gertie (Tri Virgin, please be gentle with me)
    Gyraffe
    Hope
    Iron Swissbobby
    Jonsi

    MarkF (V)
    mellifera
    Nam (oh shiiiiiiiit!!!!)
    Podro
    PSC
    Rio (need to prove I am not getting old even though I will be a grandma by then!)
    SyM.es
    JPenno

    DITHERING (till after IMF, pay day, leave pass etc)
    Kanga
    Meldy
    Foggy, but will be going on to DOING list after an appropriate amount of dithering
    Holly_Golightly
    kittenkat (yes I know what I said repeatedly, but I'm obsessed (in a good way).. and no, don't mention it to Mr kk
    Dark Vader (need to discuss with Classicaldiva first)
    Hollywood (I've never done an IM without Squishy - need her to sign up first)
    NWO ( need to check the cost and clear it with the missus! )
    Squishy (I'm sure she'll do it if Hollywood is depending on her image
    IW (IF I can get permission)
    Silent Assassin (if funds permit) - Must enter and do some training with JPenno
    Barry K - funds permitting as the first step.

    GOING BUT DOING THE OLYMPIC DISTANCE
    Garr (Hopefully! Should be able to get away with not training for this one!!)
    LJS (if I can persuade him to go)

    NEVER DOING AN IRONMAN EVER (I think this is the same as dithering)
    Shiraz

    SUPPORTING
    LE - Possibly maybe, also looking at doing the Oly tri the day before, unless I do Bala on July 14 2009...
    Mr emmi and mini emmi Pirates (maybe 2, maybe 3?)
    Mrs Podro and the Podlets
    Mrs Silent Assassin & mini Assassin

  • (V) = IM Virgin 

    DOING
    Bedders (V)
    Calf
    Crashie
    emmilou
    Ferret
    Gertie (Tri Virgin, please be gentle with me)
    Gyraffe (V)
    Hope (V)
    Iron Swissbobby
    Jonsi (V)
    MarkF (V)
    mellifera
    Nam (oh shiiiiiiiit!!!!) (V)
    Podro
    PSC
    Rio (need to prove I am not getting old even though I will be a grandma by then!)
    SyM.es
    JPenno

    DITHERING (till after IMF, pay day, leave pass etc)
    Kanga
    Meldy
    Foggy, but will be going on to DOING list after an appropriate amount of dithering
    Holly_Golightly
    kittenkat (yes I know what I said repeatedly, but I'm obsessed (in a good way).. and no, don't mention it to Mr kk
    Dark Vader (need to discuss with Classicaldiva first)
    Hollywood (I've never done an IM without Squishy - need her to sign up first)
    NWO ( need to check the cost and clear it with the missus! )
    Squishy (I'm sure she'll do it if Hollywood is depending on her image
    IW (IF I can get permission)
    Silent Assassin (if funds permit) - Must enter and do some training with JPenno
    Barry K - funds permitting as the first step.

    GOING BUT DOING THE OLYMPIC DISTANCE
    Garr (Hopefully! Should be able to get away with not training for this one!!)
    LJS (if I can persuade him to go)

    NEVER DOING AN IRONMAN EVER (I think this is the same as dithering)
    Shiraz

    SUPPORTING
    LE - Possibly maybe, also looking at doing the Oly tri the day before, unless I do Bala on July 14 2009...
    Mr emmi and mini emmi Pirates (maybe 2, maybe 3?)
    Mrs Podro and the Podlets
    Mrs Silent Assassin & mini Assassin

  • Just added a V by my name as I am most definitely an IM Virgin image

    (V) = IM Virgin 

    DOING
    Bedders (V)
    Calf
    Crashie
    emmilou
    Ferret
    Gertie (Tri Virgin, please be gentle with me)
    Gyraffe (V)
    Hope (V)
    Iron Swissbobby
    Jonsi (V)
    MarkF (V)
    mellifera
    Nam (oh shiiiiiiiit!!!!) (V)
    Podro
    PSC
    Rio (V)
    SyM.es
    JPenno

    DITHERING (till after IMF, pay day, leave pass etc)
    Kanga
    Meldy
    Foggy, but will be going on to DOING list after an appropriate amount of dithering
    Holly_Golightly
    kittenkat (yes I know what I said repeatedly, but I'm obsessed (in a good way).. and no, don't mention it to Mr kk
    Dark Vader (need to discuss with Classicaldiva first)
    Hollywood (I've never done an IM without Squishy - need her to sign up first)
    NWO ( need to check the cost and clear it with the missus! )
    Squishy (I'm sure she'll do it if Hollywood is depending on her image
    IW (IF I can get permission)
    Silent Assassin (if funds permit) - Must enter and do some training with JPenno
    Barry K - funds permitting as the first step.

    GOING BUT DOING THE OLYMPIC DISTANCE
    Garr (Hopefully! Should be able to get away with not training for this one!!)
    LJS (if I can persuade him to go)

    NEVER DOING AN IRONMAN EVER (I think this is the same as dithering)
    Shiraz

    SUPPORTING
    LE - Possibly maybe, also looking at doing the Oly tri the day before, unless I do Bala on July 14 2009...
    Mr emmi and mini emmi Pirates (maybe 2, maybe 3?)
    Mrs Podro and the Podlets
    Mrs Silent Assassin & mini Assassin

  • Just added a V by my name as I am most definitely an IM Virgin image

    (V) = IM Virgin 

    DOING
    Bedders (V)
    Calf
    Crashie
    emmilou
    Ferret
    Gertie (Tri Virgin, please be gentle with me)
    Gyraffe (V)
    Hope (V)
    Iron Swissbobby
    Jonsi (V)
    MarkF (V)
    mellifera
    Nam (oh shiiiiiiiit!!!!) (V)
    Podro
    PSC
    Rio (V)
    SyM.es
    JPenno (V)

    DITHERING (till after IMF, pay day, leave pass etc)
    Kanga
    Meldy
    Foggy, but will be going on to DOING list after an appropriate amount of dithering
    Holly_Golightly
    kittenkat (yes I know what I said repeatedly, but I'm obsessed (in a good way).. and no, don't mention it to Mr kk
    Dark Vader (need to discuss with Classicaldiva first)
    Hollywood (I've never done an IM without Squishy - need her to sign up first)
    NWO ( need to check the cost and clear it with the missus! )
    Squishy (I'm sure she'll do it if Hollywood is depending on her image
    IW (IF I can get permission)
    Silent Assassin (if funds permit) - Must enter and do some training with JPenno
    Barry K - funds permitting as the first step.

    GOING BUT DOING THE OLYMPIC DISTANCE
    Garr (Hopefully! Should be able to get away with not training for this one!!)
    LJS (if I can persuade him to go)

    NEVER DOING AN IRONMAN EVER (I think this is the same as dithering)
    Shiraz

    SUPPORTING
    LE - Possibly maybe, also looking at doing the Oly tri the day before, unless I do Bala on July 14 2009...
    Mr emmi and mini emmi Pirates (maybe 2, maybe 3?)
    Mrs Podro and the Podlets
    Mrs Silent Assassin & mini Assassin

  • you didn't alphabetise yourself though JP image    How's that shoulder?
  • Barry K wrote (see)
    Would £1000 be around the mark to cover entry fee, wetsuit, bike and associated bits and bobs?

     If you share a room you can half he cost of accomodation (alludes to potential tim-tam romance)

     seriously though, £1000 is not far off the mark but you'll probably spend slightly more. Ask santa nicely for a wetsuit maybe and you should be on target.

  • Oh, Although I'm thinking of retiring after Florida 08, I'm half thinking of Frankfurt again in 2009 as a backup plan.
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