By Amanda Miles / The Bulletin
September 18, 2012
An Ironman-distance triathlon is 140.6 miles.
First comes a 2.4-mile open-water swim, which is followed by a 112-mile bike ride and then, to finish, a 26.2-mile marathon run.
And that is just on race day. In the months — or maybe even a year — before the race, Ironman triathletes train for hours....