On the 1st December 2014, lots of athletes racing the South African Ironman will start their plans for the big race down at Hobie Beach, Port Elizabeth. 17 weeks is a long time. But it'll go quickly in terms of training. And for those not yet starting their training, that's when the guilt will start to set in and it'll build up like an itch which needs to be scratched.
Tick tock. Tick tock.
To help get keep you (and me) in check, here's a different type of recap of the Hawaii Ironman World Champs 2014 recently held in Kona. It'll help set the scene.
Racers, start you engines......