October 5, 2017
Photo by Talbot Cox.

Welcome to October!

It's hard to believe I'm gearing up for my seventh start at the IRONMAN World Championship. There have been some major changes over the years, and it's really exciting to be traveling to Kona for the first time as a family of three with Rinny and Izzy. What hasn't changed is my love for the sport and desire to put together the absolute best race I can on race day. I'm at peak fitness and ready. 

The IRONMAN World Championship is great opportunity to spend some time with my sponsors and fans of the sport. Below you'll see some of the events I'll be participating in - most of which you can catch online. I'll send out an appearance schedule reminder on Monday along with a pre-race update later in the week. You can also find information on my social channels. 

It's truly a team effort to get here and I am so thankful for all who contribute to Team TO including:   Trek , Trek Factory Racing , CLIF Bar , Hoka One One , Castelli , Garmin Fitness , AquaSphere , Halo Neuroscience , Smith fortyninegroupECFIT RallySport Health & Fitness Colorado MultisportMark Allen Coaching, and so many others!

Thank you for your support!

The Red Bulletin
When the Ironman made its debut almost 40 years ago, triathletes won races with old-fashioned grit. Today, amateurs and pros like Timothy O'Donnell are devouring data to optimize their potential.

Read the Ironman Algorithm by Will Cockrell, The Red Bulletin, October, 2017, pp. 64-69.
24 Hours with Timothy O'Donnell
A glimpse into my world heading into Kona - training, family, bodywork...plus some poetry and song lyrics! Thank you to Talbot Cox for putting this together! 
Kona Schedule of Events
Monday, October 9
Breakfast with Bob -12:00 Noon HST, Huggo's

Tuesday, October 10
Trek Factory Racing Livestream - 10:00 am HST, TREK Facebook Page
HOKA Signing - 6:00 pm HST, HOKA Booth, IRONMAN Village

Wednesday, October 11
CLIF Facebook Live Event with pro  cyclist Andrew Talansky- 4:00 pm HST - CLIF Facebook Page
Kona Gear
Nice to have the choice of gloss or matte on race day. This is the Bontrager Ballista helmet, paying homage to CLIF -- the company born on a bike

A tour of my Trek Bicycle "weapon" in the August issue of LAVA Magazine including components from Bontrager, saddle by Cobb, Vector pedals & Edge computer by Garmin, and apparel by Castelli Cycling.
In case you missed it...
Isabelle Grace O'Donnell
born August 22, 2017 at 1:41 am
7lb 15oz, 20.5 in
Articles

October, 2017 Kona Issue

by Jordan Cantwell, IRONMAN Life, August 24, 2017.

IRONMAN Boulder champion Tim O'Donnell shares how expecting his first child has changed his training and racing in 2017.

 Curated
41 songs for your next run. (long runs: repeat until desired time or milage is achieved!)
Race Schedule and Results
Place
Date Race Time
9th
January 27 IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai 3:47:53
2nd March 12 Mooloolaba 5150 1:49:59
2nd March 19 IRONMAN 70.3 Taiwan 3:45:31
2nd April 2 IRONMAN 70.3 Texas 3:46:19
3rd May 13 IRONMAN 70.3 Santa Rosa 3:54:19
1st June 11 IRONMAN Boulder 8:13:30
3rd September 10 IRONMAN 70.3 Santa Cruz (short swim) 3:53:03

October 14 IRONMAN World Championship

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