About S17

About the Site

Sub17 is a site for Novice Ironman Athletes who are trying to conquer the ultimate one day challenge, the Iron-Distance Triathlon.

In these pages are resources that will advise and assist you in achieving your goals.

This is built from the knowledge gained from following the “get round” plan and keeping the body going in an almost seventeen hour effort.

Tim Gardiner finishing the Outlaw Iron-distance triathlon in 2010 in a time of 16:56


About Tim Gardiner

Tim Gardiner is a two time Iron-Distance finisher, completing the Outlaw Iron Distance event in the UK in a time of 16 hours and 56 minutes.

Tim balances Ironman training with a wife and two boys (aged 4 and 2) and a highly demanding job as a Senior Project Manager for a Financial Services Company.

Tim has been featured on the BBC website and in a five page feature in the February 2011 issue of Triathlon Plus magazine.

Tim followed up the 2010 Outlaw success with a second Outlaw finish in 2011 with a finishing time of 16:37.

Tim is now sharing his experience of the Ironman journey and his professional planning skills with all those who wish to share the experience of finishing this challenge along with balancing a demanding work and family life.

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