Yesterday was the first day of athlete check-in, so my husband and I headed down to Tempe Beach Park to get things started.
This was one of the first things I saw:
Check-in was scheduled to start at 10A, which is roughly when we got there, and there was already a line. Fortunately, it went pretty quickly and before I knew it, it was my turn to check in!!!
I started getting more butterflies as I moved through the different tables. BUT, it wasn't until I got my wristband and actual packet where the volunteer pulled everything out and walked me through it all that it REALLY hit me that I WAS DOING AN IRONMAN!!! Although I had tons of butterflies at this point, I also got really, really excited!
I walked out, found my husband, and of course had him take my picture! Ha ha!
I have my wristband, my goodie bag, and the warm sunshine on my face! :)
We headed to the bike area to find my bike spot, #365.
When I got home I laid out all my bags, took a picture, and quickly put them away. Ha ha! I figured I still have one more day to get things organized, and I just didn't want to stress about it...yet!