Welland Triathlon - Sprint Distance - Triathlon

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Welland, Ontario
Multisport Canada
Total Time = 1h 48m 24s
Overall Rank = 86/356
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 10/31
Pre-race routine:

Ate a decent breakfast - nothing new
Got there early
Racked the bike

Event warmup:

Went to the water - swam for a bit without a wet suit
  • 15m 30s
  • 750 meters
  • 02m 04s / 100 meters

Got to get better in OWS
Able to average 1:50 for 1000 meters in pool
What would you do differently?:

Get to TCoB OWS on Wednesdays
Transition 1
  • 04m 50s

Very fast out once I got going
1:39 + 1:51

What would you do differently?:

Need to work on transition - Swim to Bike
  • 49m 44s
  • 30 kms
  • 36.13 km/hr

Got to get a tri bike
What would you do differently?:

Get a tri bike
Transition 2
  • 01m 9s

trying on new shoes - ZOOT with quick lacing
What would you do differently?:

  • 38m 34s
  • 7.5 kms
  • 05m 09s  min/km

got too hot quickly
Developed a blister in new shoes under sole - sock folded and got wet
What would you do differently?:

be careful when splashing self - cannot get socks wet
Post race
Warm down:

Hid in the shade
socialized with some friends
Met new people from TCoB
Watched friends coming in in teh Try a Tri

What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

First time doing this venue
will do it again

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Last updated: 2012-07-20 12:00 AM
00:15:30 | 750 meters | 02m 04s / 100meters
Age Group: 17/31
Overall: 168/356
Performance: Below average
Suit: None - decided not to use one
Start type: Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation:
Rounding: Average
Time: 04:50
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed:
00:49:44 | 30 kms | 36.13 km/hr
Age Group: 6/31
Overall: 45/356
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: very flat rode with Lori of TCoB - she won her age group...
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills:
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:09
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal
00:38:34 | 07.5 kms | 05m 09s  min/km
Age Group: 15/31
Overall: 167/356
Performance: Average
Course: flat but very hot
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? No
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4