Part 2: The run vs bike leg at Olympic Distance. How do they compare to solo efforts?

So in part 1 post : run leg vs bike leg at Ironman I explored the difference between a flat-out time trial on the bike vs an Ironman bike using data from 100 mile TT records and Kona Bike times. I then looked at this alongside world record marathon runs vs Kona marathon runs. The final key comparison…

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Part 1: The run vs bike leg at Ironman. How do they compare to solo efforts?
So the question was posed on episode 532 of the popular triathlon podcast IM talk and it went something like this… “The top marathon runner runs about 2hrs 4min/2hrs 5min for his marathon, whilst the Ironman equivalent (ie major event with top Ironman athletes) is Kona where the run... Read more
Pyrenees Cycling & Le Tour De France

Yesterday Chris Froome picked up a third Tour De France title. He’s been impressive and has left some memorable moments on this tour, not least his his run up Mont Ventoux. The internet responded to this magical moment and provided footage of Froome’s run set to the Rocky soundtrack, which…

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