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A race of that magnitude is nothing to snuff at. Anyone who appreciates the work ethic it takes to complete one of those will see that as a desirable trait in an applicant. It couldn't hurt to put it on there.
 
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Okay thanks!
 

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That's a respectable hobby. VERY respectable.

Just finished the Ironman 70.6 Timberman event, thinking about doing a full or another half next summer before BM. Is this worth putting on an app? I know people talk about athletics as being useful but typically those are team/D1 Athletics.
 

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Just finished the Ironman 70.6 Timberman event, thinking about doing a full or another half next summer before BM. Is this worth putting on an app? I know people talk about athletics as being useful but typically those are team/D1 Athletics.
Feel free to add it. The Ironman Timberman event was a very challenging athletic activity, requiring disciplined physical/mental skills, perseverance, focus and effective time management (e.g., balancing your academic responsibilities or work and prepping for the Ironman competition at the same time). Well done to @ChymeofPassion!
 

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Ran a marathon (could never do an Ironman, much props to you) and it was a very good talking point during one of my interviews. Definitely mention it! I had an essay on it too.
 
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I have a kinda similar question. I've been training for a half marathon and I've run a few 5ks, 8ks, 10ks ect. Would this be worth including in my secondaries? I didn't put it in my primaries since I hadn't actually run it yet and obviously its nothing as impressive as an Ironman. Just wondering if it would be worth including or not? Sorry to piggyback off your thread @ChymeofPassion , didn't want to make a completely new one though.
 
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Thanks for the replies everyone. I had a blast and I think its definitely a hobby I will continue!
 
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I have a kinda similar question. I've been training for a half marathon and I've run a few 5ks, 8ks, 10ks ect. Would this be worth including in my secondaries? I didn't put it in my primaries since I hadn't actually run it yet and obviously its nothing as impressive as an Ironman. Just wondering if it would be worth including or not? Sorry to piggyback off your thread @ChymeofPassion , didn't want to make a completely new one though.
I put my running in my primary and secondaries. Even listed it as a most meaningful activity. The adcoms want to get an idea of who you are, and if running is important to you, definitely add it.
 
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This makes me even more excited that I have recently picked up cycling. Planning on riding the STP!