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Austin, Texas
US
USAT
80F / 27C
Overcast
Total Time = 1h 00m 35s
Overall Rank = 202/284
Age Group = 35-39
Age Group Rank = 79/132
Pre-race routine:

Set up my area, wore cap and goggles for the first run. Ate oatmeal, consumed a gel, tried to loosen up.
Event warmup:

Ran twice around the 1K gravel circle around the lake with some 5K speed bursts
Run
  • 00m
  • 0 kms
  •  min/km
Transition 1
  • 00m
Swim
  • 20m 32s
  • 1000 meters
  • 02m 03s / 100 meters
Comments:

I was having trouble breathing and was swimming slowly so I could catch my breath. The final portion of the swim I finally could breath and was picking up speed.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing, outside circumstances (cramps) effected this race.
Transition 2
  • 01m 24s
Comments:

This was the second transition. First was 1:00
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Run
  • 37m 27s
  • 6 kms
  • 06m 14s  min/km
Comments:

footing and elevation not great
What would you do differently?:

wear different shoes for the second run.
Post race
Warm down:

walked around, chatted with friends.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

terrible knot in my scapula

Event comments:

The race venue is not to blame, I had a bad knot in my back that ruined this race for me but I am still proud that it secured my position in Team USA!




Last updated: 2017-10-12 12:00 AM
Running
00:00:00 | 00 kms |  min/km
Age Group: 0/132
Overall: 0/284
Performance:
Course:
Keeping cool Drinking
T1
Time:  00:00
Overall:
Putting on cap, goggles and wetsuit:
Getting out of shoes:
Swimming
00:20:32 | 1000 meters | 02m 03s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/132
Overall: 0/284
Performance: Average
swim was after first 3K run, before second 3K run
Suit: tri suit
Course: Out and back and around lake interior perimeter
Start type: Dive Plus:
Water temp: 79F / 26C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Bad
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
T1
Time:  01:24
Overall: Good
Removing cap, goggles and wetsuit: Good
Getting into shoes: Good
Running
00:37:27 | 06 kms | 06m 14s  min/km
Age Group: 0/132
Overall: 0/284
Performance: Average
Runs were as follows 1st 3K (actually 2.17 miles) : 19:34 (9:01 pace) 2nd 3K (actually 1.87 miiles): 17:58 (9:34 pace)
Course: gravel circle 3 x false flats.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? No
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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