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Ironman Triathlon- Is it legal to wear an IPOD or Radio?

Is there any regulation against wearing an IPOD during the bike and run portions of an Ironman Triathlon? I'm used to running marathons and listening to my IPOD so I don't get bored. I'm doing my first ironman in May and just don't want to get penalized for doing something wrong. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Asked By: MSUSpartan117 - 4/13/2007
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Not if it's an official North American Sports Ironman(r). They don't allow it because it could be used for pacing/motivation/alleviating boredom. It's your job to do those things. Read your race brochure to be certain for your specific event, but usually, you have to do it all on your own, including the mental... More
Answered By: crimeny3 - 4/13/2007
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It most certainly is.
Answered By: aisha_rulz - 4/13/2007
 
Absolutely. IPODs or any headsets are not allowed in any triathlon races including the Ironman. You will be disqualified if you are caught wearing one. You won't even receive a warning.
Answered By: VeganJules - 4/13/2007
 
I'm so glad you asked. That would have been unfortunate if you just assumed that you could use the IPOD. I hear yah... When I run marathons I can't function without my IPOD, but in a triathlon we don't have that same luxury. Look on the bright side…it will be easier to hear all of your friends and family cheering... More
Answered By: Sandy S - 4/14/2007
 
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