General Discussion Race Reports! » Lake Marion Triathlon - Short Course Rss Feed  
Moderators: Ron Reply

Lake Marion Triathlon - Short Course - Triathlon


View Member's Race Log View other race reports
Lakeville, Minnesota
United States
The South Metro STORM Swim Club
63F / 17C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 16m 25s
Overall Rank = 7/282
Age Group = 30-34 male
Age Group Rank = 2/16
Pre-race routine:

Powerbar and sipping on Roctane Drink.
Event warmup:

Just a 100 or 2 in the lake. Not much.
Swim
  • 07m 15s
  • 440 yards
  • 01m 39s / 100 yards
Comments:

Started STRONG (maybe too strong), but had a decent swim.
Transition 1
  • 02m 2s
Comments:

Better than at Waseca. Still a bit slow.
Bike
  • 48m 1s
  • 17.3 miles
  • 21.27 mile/hr
Comments:

Pushed well here. Solid bike. Much better than Waseca.
Transition 2
  • 00m 39s
Comments:

Normal.
Run
  • 18m 30s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 05m 54s  min/mile
Comments:

Hot. But setting my Garmin to take 0.5 mile splits was a good idea to push myself! It was a SOLID push for me out on the run after a decent bike! Happy with how this race was turning out!
Post race
Warm down:

2 easy miles while cheering. No stretching.

Event comments:

Lots of GREAT volunteers, and had ham, turkey, and roast beef sandwiches post-race. Really like this race.


Profile Album


Last updated: 2013-08-18 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:07:15 | 440 yards | 01m 39s / 100yards
Age Group: 1/16
Overall: 26/282
Performance: Average
1:24.4, 1:50.8, 2:08.9,1:50.6 (a little short of a full 100)
Suit: Sleeveless wetsuit
Course:
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 02:02
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
00:48:01 | 17.3 miles | 21.27 mile/hr
Age Group: 3/16
Overall: 17/282
Performance: Good
13:55.1 (21.6), 14:56.3 (20.1), 13:01.9 (23.0), 6:07.4 (for 2.36, which is 23.2 mph)
Wind: Little
Course: Rectangle to the south, and the wind was out of the south. GENTLE wind.
Road:  Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 00:39
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
Running
00:18:30 | 03.1 miles | 05m 54s  min/mile
Age Group: 1/16
Overall: 3/282
Performance: Good
2:56.7, 3:08.6, 3:05.7, 3:00.2, 2:52.2, 2:50.1, 0:35.4 (for 0.11, or 5:14 pace). 6:05.3, 6:05.9, 5:42.3 for mile splits. According to the mile markers, it would have been more like 6:03, 6:04, 5:35 (2 sec after, 3 sec after, and 10 sec after).
Course:
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

{postbutton}
2013-08-18 3:49 PM

User image

Expert
1088
1000252525
St. Paul, MN
Subject: Lake Marion Triathlon - Short Course
General Discussion-> Race Reports!
{postbutton}
General Discussion Race Reports! » Lake Marion Triathlon - Short Course Rss Feed  
RELATED POSTS

Lake Marion Triathlon - Short Course

Started by betterlifemike
Views: 434 Posts: 3

2012-08-21 8:59 AM BikerGrrrl

Lake Marion Triathlon - Short Course

Started by Jamesthe500
Views: 295 Posts: 1

2012-08-20 11:41 AM Jamesthe500

Lake Marion Triathlon - Short Course

Started by paddle2paddle
Views: 347 Posts: 1

2012-08-20 8:29 AM paddle2paddle

Lake Marion Triathlon - Short Course

Started by stevestenzel
Views: 411 Posts: 1

2011-08-22 8:03 PM stevestenzel

Square Lake Triathlon - short course

Started by Git-tRi-Done
Views: 307 Posts: 2

2005-09-15 8:36 PM autumn
RELATED ARTICLES
date : January 26, 2012
author : dantheman1123
comments : 1
My first triathlon was at age 56. At first I was just the cameraman at my daughter's first triathlon, then I am doing the races that she has done.
 
date : June 29, 2011
author : ahohl
comments : 3
Second in a series of three articles about the basics, the niceties and the luxuries
date : March 4, 2010
author : alex jb
comments : 0
The triathlon made a lot of sense as I could fit the training around early mornings and other times that wouldn't eat too much into my family time. Things never go completely to plan do they?
 
date : February 5, 2010
author : CavalloHJ
comments : 5
I found a sprint, the Lake Las Vegas Triathlon, that was happening four months down the road and signed myself up; much to the surprise of friends and family.
date : August 20, 2008
author : newhomeowner
comments : 16
If you’re reading this because you’re still not sure, sign up for just one triathlon – a short sprint.
 
date : August 10, 2007
author : Terese Luikens
comments : 0
The first time I ventured into the deep murky green lake and could not see the bottom my muscles tensed and my imagined fears surfaced. What exactly lies beneath?
date : January 7, 2007
author : Writebrained
comments : 0
Both the Lake Triathlon Shoe CX210TRI and the Lake Road Shoe CX225 offer distinct advantages. I tested both shoes and found them to be extremely comfortable, good looking and durable.
 
date : December 31, 2006
author : TriSquirrel
comments : 2
A description of my experiences during my first triathlon. It was a great experience. I’m in better shape than I’ve ever been.