MAY 2010 FIREMANIRONMAN CAMP ITINERARY
Looks like a great weekend of weather so keep your fingers crossed. Water temps in Mirror Lake are in the mid 50’s. We will make every attempt to swim this weekend, however, we have altered the times and distances. Please be flexible with the swim -- we do not want to put you in a dangerous situation.
FRIDAY: CHECK IN AT THE COBBLE MOUNTAIN LODGE CABIN #8
Check in will be open: 4:00-530 pm and 8:30-11:30 pm
All campers must check in, sign waiver, pick up course maps and gift bags. You will receive an armband that must be worn all weekend while attending camp.
6:00 pm - Optional swim…Cancelled…no support
6:00 pm - Optional run…Stretch out your legs…6.4 miles 45:00-1:00 easy run leaving the Cobble Mountain Lodge. We will run 1-1/2 loops around the lake and back to the Cobble. Here is the map my ride link http://www.mapmyride.com/run/united-states/ny/lake-placid/259127427310069976
Saturday: 7:00 am High Peaks Cyclery -- On the road maintenance class and course overview. 2733 Main St.
Brian Delaney, owner of High Peaks, gives this informative class where you will be able to ask questions and purchase any last-minute items you may need. http://highpeakscyclery.com/
8:00 am Olympic Oval for Long Bike 112 miles
We will start our ride together after a group photo. We will try and stay in 3 groups during the first loop. We will have a vehicle leaving 1 hour after the start to check on all the riders. You will also be given a phone # to call in an emergency only and our vehicle can assist you. http://www.mapmyride.com/ride/united-states/ny/lake-placid/403905788
Special needs: You can drop off your special needs at the Cobble Mountain lodge in the morning or bring them with you to the oval where we will bring them back to the Cobble and stage them for you to access after your first loop and after your run. You will also have supplies at the Cobble such as Gatorade, Hammer products, PB&J, salt and Hammer gel.
Aid Stations: Your first aid station will be at the start at the Oval mile 0 we will have water, Gatorade, salt and Hammer gel. Your first aid on the course station will be at the beginning of the out and back at 29 miles then coming out of the out and back at 42 miles and then at the Cobble at mile 54.
Transition run: After completion of your bike you are strongly encouraged to follow it up with a transition run. This will be the same run as the Friday run and is listed above. It is a 6.4 mile run finishing with a nice steady uphill to the Cobble. There should be a water station in front of High Peaks Cyclery at 4.5 miles.
Dinner : 7:00 pm at Mr. Mikes.. 2742 Main Street. This is included in your registration. We will have dinner at Mr. Mikes, I haven’t picked the menu but it will be some type of salad, pasta, chicken and beef, and desert and coffee. It will be very informal and a few people will speak and we will do questions and answers followed by raffles and a night cap.
Sunday 8:00 a.m. Long run -- the start will be at the Cobble Mountain Lodge. We will start out toward the lake and then to the Oval (group picture). We will then start out on the Lake Placid Ironman course http://www.mapmyride.com/run/united-states/ny/lake-placid/809305600824 We will do one full loop and then head back out to the airport entrance and turn around and head back on the course. When we get to the turn around by the lake continue up to Northwoods road and make a right to the cobble. This run will be approx 19.5 - 20 miles. Recoverite and aid at the Cobble
Swim (OR ICE BATH) 1:00PM We will have a kayak supported swim. Insulated swim caps and booties recommended. Hot chocolate upon your completion.
Yoga 3:30PM After a long weekend of workouts relax with some nice light stretching and yoga in the upstairs studio at High Peaks Cyclery *bring a mat if you have one
BBQ 5:00PM--? Cobble Mountain Lodge free BBQ for all campers come relax and reflect with the other campers as we close out the camp with the famous BBQ fully stocked with great eats water soda beer wine.
Monday- Although the camp is officially over we usually ride a loop of the bike without the out and back…but due to commitments we will be packing up and heading out. Please feel free to get together with some of the other campers and get one more loop in if you have the time just get an early start and ask for a late check-out from your hotel to see if they can accommodate you.
I hope this covers everything…any other questions we can answer for you up at camp. Please have a safe trip and I look forward to seeing everyone this weekend.
Larry and staff