The first part of this schedule is geared toward racers; supporters, feel free to come along and help hold things! After the race start, the schedule outlines cheer strategy time lines.

Thursday, August 14 ”“ swim and travel

Morning                                           Swim practice travel to Canada

9 AM”“5 PM                               Packet pickup open
Dinner on your own.

Friday, August 15 ”“ OFF from workouts, go to packet pickup!

OFF DAY                                     No workouts
9:00 AM                                           Optional meet at EXPO/IM Merchandise Store to cruise around the vendors

10:00 AM                                       Meet at front of EXPO to go to Athlete Registration/Packet Pickup Together as a Team

Rest of Day                                 Off your feet and prepping Transition/Special Needs Bags. Drive the course if you have the time.

4:00 PM                                           Z Support Crew Meeting””Ya’oooo Pizza Bar ( just below Kandahar Street in the Pedestrian Village off to the Lake side of the village, not in the middle of the road.

5-7:10 PM                                     Optional IM Welcome Dinner””Banquet tent, Ironman Village

7:15 PM                                           Athlete Mandatory Meeting””Banquet Tent Ironman Village.

Saturday, August 16 ”“ day before the race – NO athlete check-in on Saturday: race packet pick-up by 4 p.m. on Friday August 15

9:00 AM                                           Pre-Race Brick. Meet at Cheer Station #1/HQ. We will guard bikes here while you do your swim and run

9:10 AM                                           Walk from HQ to beach for start of brick.

Possible team photo in wetsuits at the swim start OR at HQ. Be on time to participate

9:20 AM                                           15/30/15 pre-race EASY Brick.

10:30 AM                                       Check in Transition bags and rack bikes (Must rack bike between 10 AM and 3 PM). EVERYONE OFF THEIR FEET!

2:45 PM                                           Z Support Crew meeting and last chance spectator Q and A””repeats the same information as Thursday meeting.

Meet in the Lobby of Le Grand Lodge, same location as Team Dinner

4:00 PM                                           Team Dinner””Le Grand Lodge Mont-Tremblant – 2396 Rue Labelle, Mont-Tremblant, QC J8E 1T8, Canada

6:00 “ish”                                       Whenever dinner ends”¦ TEAM PHOTO at Le Grand Lodge


Sunday, August 17 ”“ Racers  

3:00-4:00 AM                       WAKE UP! IT’S RACE DAY! Eat something.

4:30”“5:45 AM                         Arrive at Transition ”“ update your gear bags (if needed), place fuel on bike (if needed). Get Body Marked. Drop off Special Needs bags. Go to HQ to meet up with your peeps.

5:30 AM                                           Get your wetsuits on at HQ, leave your stuff on our tarp

5:45 AM                                           Meet at Enormous IRONMAN SIGN (right next to HQ) at race finish for a group photo

6:10 AM                                           J Kiss and cry. Say goodbye to coaches and family. Shed tears. But “good tears”.

6:20 AM                                           Get in your wave for swim start. Stick with a buddy so you can keep each other calm and joke around!

6:36 AM                                           Pro men start followed by Pro women at 6:39 AM

6:42 AM                                           Age group waves start

9:30 AM on”¦                         Lunch Served at Cheer station #2 on the bike course until the last Z’s pass us.

12:00 PM                                       Some kind of lunch item plus snacks and beverages served at Cheer Station #3 of bike course until the last Z’s passes us.

6:00 PM”“12:00 AM       Bike Course is now open for car traffic both ways. Transition is open for bike check out. All bikes must be removed by midnight.

12:00 AM                                       Course closed. All Zs in safely, drink beer, reminisce, etc.

Monday, August 18

7:00 AM                                           Finisher gear available ”“ go early ”“ Ironman finishers are like starving bears!!

9:00”“11:00 AM                     Ironman World Championship Registration (then roll down)