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Project Hero Race Report: Harum’s Moment of Glory

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So this is it, the one day Project Hero Athlete Harum Delima has spent the last 12 weeks training for. Only 113.1km stands between her and Ironman glory. This is the story of how the other half of the Project Hero Ironcouple achieved hers. Race Week by Harum Delima It’s funny that when you are […]

Project Hero Race Report: Knut’s Time to Shine

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After 12 weeks of intense training, it all boils down to this one day. One day and 113.1km. This is what the 12 weeks have been about, this is the defining moment. Read on to see how Knut defined his moment. Project Hero Week 12/12 The final week arrived and my confidence was ok, but […]

Ironman glory awaits: Harum’s final push

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Harum may be resting up fpr the big day now, but that doesn’t mean she’s been slacking off the past few weeks. Here, she chronicles her training from Week 8 to Week 11: Week 8 Project Hero, Day 50-54 of 84: Hazy Days Due to the bad weather, I only managed to do a short […]

Knut’s final push towards Ironman glory

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It’s the final push towards Ironman 70.3 Putrajaya and all athletes now should be in their taper phase as race day looms. Here’s an account of Knut’s last month of training: Project Hero Week 8/12 As this recover week started I felt that it was undeserved somehow, as the previous week had been really easy […]

Ironman Melbourne 2012 revisited

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The recently concluded Ironman Melbourne got me nostalgic about the last time I raced that distance. And what a wonderful race it was too. The organization was brilliant, the race course was superb and the entire atmosphere was electric. Follow me down memory lane as I recap Ironman Melbourne 2012 Wow! What a day! I […]

Travel and sickness plagues Knut’s second month of training

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The Project Hero athletes are well into the second month of Ironman Putrajaya 70.3 training. It’s at about this time where it seems to get harder to maintain the momentum. In Knut’s case, he had business trips to go on during Weeks 5 through 7. On top of that, he started getting the flu too. […]

An injury-riddled three weeks for Harum

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We are well into the second month of Ironman Putrajaya 70.3 training now and the Project Hero athletes are well into it. Unfortunately, this is also about the time injuries occur, as Harum found out the hard way. This is how Weeks 5 through 7 went for Harum. Project Hero Training – Week 5 Project […]

Knut spends his Recovery Week… shopping?

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It’s recovery week for our Heroes but that didn’t stop our Heroes. Even while away on a business trip, Knut managed to complete his training plan. And get some new shoes to boot! Here is how his recovery week went: Project Hero training week 4/12 Recovery week finally arrived and quite timely for me as […]

Recovery Week for Harum. Or was it???

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Week 4 is recovery week for the Heroes, but that doesn’t mean they get to slag off. They just get an extra rest day! Here’s Harum’s account of her “recovery” week: Project Hero, Day 22 of 84: Recovery Week – Swim 1.4km Took it easy today as it’s recovery week. Finally! The water was just […]

Project Hero: Tan Wee Hoe overcomes injury and illness in his first training month

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The first month of training for Ironman Putrajaya 70.3 hasn’t been too kind to Project Hero athlete, Tan Wee Hoe. Over the past four weeks, he’s had to overcome the Chinese New Year feasting, injury and illness. Read below a summary of his past month’s training: Summary of 1st month training by Tan Wee Hoe […]