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Washington, North Carolina
United States
FS Series
Total Time = 1h 17m 29s
Overall Rank = 13/73
Age Group = 30 - 34
Age Group Rank = 2/7
Pre-race routine:

Woke up, had a bagel with almond butter and some Gatorade.
Event warmup:

Warmed up very little for the swim because the water was cold and I didn't bring a wetsuit.
Swim
  • 16m 3s
  • 750 meters
  • 02m 08s / 100 meters
Comments:

The swim was very cold for me. It made it a bit hard to get in a groove. Not too bad though. I will repeat this next year without a wetsuit.
What would you do differently?:

I need to keep working the open water swims into my training. It's hard to do this early in the season without a wetsuit as the water is too cold for comfort.
Transition 1
  • 00m 32s
Comments:

I had a pretty good T1 (I practice it at home often).
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Bike
  • 36m 30s
  • 13 miles
  • 21.31 mile/hr
Comments:

The course is pretty flat so I hammered as hard as I could. No complaints. Gave it my best.
What would you do differently?:

Not much. I just have to keep increasing my FTP on the bike to see improvements here.
Transition 2
  • 00m 34s
Comments:

Had a nice T2. Nothing special to report.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Run
  • 23m 48s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 07m 32s  min/mile
Comments:

This is a pretty flat out and back course. I went as hard as I could.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing, just keep the training consistent.
Post race
Warm down:

Had a few beers. Nothing beers after a hard race on a Sunday morning.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Not enough base training for the swim. Low FTP on the bike. Need more interval work on the run.

Event comments:

This is a great race. If you're skipping on the FS100 or the FS50 (which happen the same weekend) do this one!




Last updated: 2013-07-03 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:16:03 | 750 meters | 02m 08s / 100meters
Age Group: 3/7
Overall: 25/73
Performance: Below average
Suit: No
Course: Clockwise triangular swim.
Start type: Wade Plus: Shot
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
T1
Time: 00:32
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
Biking
00:36:30 | 13 miles | 21.31 mile/hr
Age Group: 2/7
Overall: 12/73
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course:
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 90
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills:
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 00:34
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
00:23:48 | 03.1 miles | 07m 32s  min/mile
Age Group: 2/7
Overall: 13/73
Performance: Good
Course:
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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