Ever thought of doing a full Ironman triathlon, but the very thought is just too overwhelming? Student Wellness has the solution.
Join the Wellness Program in their semi-annual Lazy Ironman. You will have a full month to complete the Ironman requirements: 26.2 mile run, 2.4 mile swim and 112 mile bike ride.
The Winter 2020 Lazy Ironman will happen through the month of March. You can register for this event from February 1 - March 5, 2020. The cost is $5 and successful finishers get a t-shirt.
Once you register online you'll receive a tally card to track your progress, just show your completed tally card at the end to claim your shirtfrom 112 RB info desk.
Do you need to be a BYU student to participate?
No, not at all. The Lazy Ironman is open to staff, faculty, dependents and alumni. You would just need to pick-up your shirt when completed, T-shirts will not be shipped.
Can I register with a group or team?
Generally no, the challenge is for individuals. However if you have a group of friends that would like to do it together or ward, you can register as a group at the 112 RB. Each registration will receive a tally card and 1(one) t-shirt when complete.
How can I get my t-shirt?
T-shirts are given out generally towards the end of the month of the challenge. We know some of you are so fast and complete the challenge by mid-month! To claim your shirt you need to show a completed tally card at the 112 RB information desk and they will give you the shirt.
I can't swim, are there any accommodations?
Yes, we're just happy for you to participate. You are welcome to row the swim distance if swimming is not possible for you.
Do I have to ride or run outside?
Nope, you can use a treadmill or elliptical and walk the 26.2 miles, stationary bikes or spin bikes count to for the 112 miles. T
op tip: Its best to be consistent, a little exercise each day adds up. Don't try to do it all in a few days.