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How To Have A Successful Ironman Louisville Race

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  • Published Aug 25, 2011
  • Updated Feb 19, 2013 at 11:17 AM UTC

Bike

The bike course will take place through two counties: Jefferson and Oldham. At the beginning, it is plenty flat, but a challenging hill will come around mile 20. Then athletes will head out onto a 30-mile loop they will complete twice. This loop is a mix of rolling hills and flat terrain; it is also very scenic for those able to enjoy the views.

Tip: The bike course starts out flat, so some athletes will just pound it out for the first 20 miles. Remember to ease into it and take it slower. The hills will come.

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