Take a real commitment to marathon, big motorcycle riding or open water swimming training.
But for some people, those tasks alone are not enough.
While most parts of the country were still in bed, Those who come home are dreaming of football, Iron Man UK 2021 competitors were facing a very difficult physical test.
Iron Man returns to Britain Bolton On the occasion of the return of the competition for the 12th time on Sunday (July 4) after a one-year holiday due to the code.
Super fit players started early in the morning لیہ The Pentington Flash, where a 112-mile bike ride around Bolton produced 2.4 miles before competitors pulled their wheels and ran a full marathon.
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Relatives and friends of the brave athletes who set out on the streets of Bolton as soon as Iron Man arrived in the British town center.
David Gibbs, a 40-year-old relative, traveled from Gloucester to celebrate. They include their 15-year-old daughter Allen and 13-year-old son Oli.
Wife Sian said Manchester Evening News “He’s been training for about 18 months because it was canceled last year, so it’s a long slogan.
“Rain is not good for motorcycles, so I’m sure it will usually be much slower, more likely to fall.”
Mike Washington, a friend of Cheshire, who has been involved in the Iron Man events in the past 40 years – and Bolton came back to support him.
Danny Robinson said: “You have to put time into it, it’s not an event you can settle into.
“It takes you a lot of time and it’s quite lonely. A lot of the training is going on by itself and for four to six months it has been training you hard that you are training it.”
Andy Rotten added: “Mike is very hard on his training and I think he gets his reward. He’s put in all the hard work.
“We saw him at the end of the swim and he has a big smile on his face. I think he was a little further than he had hoped. He’s really flying.”
The event was attended by about a dozen more professional male and female athletes, as well as dozens of other amateurs who stretched their bodies.
The whole commitment to meet these three challenges was truly impressive.
Carol Bokek, who was helping her neighbor Dan Gardner, 46, said: “We’ve come down from Barnesley and we’re solarizing the weather.
“They’ve all worked so hard, so hard. I thought swimming was awful – it looks really bad. But they’ve been trained for it. They’re used to it – it’s us.” There are those who are not used to it. “
Professional trailblazer Joe Skipper became the first woman to cross the finish line in more than eight hours and 42 minutes, while Katrina Mathews became the first woman to complete the challenge.
Stephen Woodhouse, who came from Liverpool with his wife Natalie, was dependent on the fact that he needed to suppress himself in the future to compete with Iron Man Britain.
He said: “I’ve run a marathon and I’m still at the itchy stage where I really want to do one.
“It’s great, no. That’s what I want to achieve.”