White Lake Sprint Triathlon I - TriathlonSprint

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White Lake, North Carolina
United States
Set Up Events
Total Time = 1h 46m 7s
Overall Rank = 141/214
Age Group = novice
Age Group Rank = 8/16
Pre-race routine:

peanut butter and banana sandwich, water, vitamin water, bar
Event warmup:

walking, stretching, a few laps in the lake
  • 19m 26s
  • 820 yards
  • 02m 22s / 100 yards

Get out of lake at end of dock and run length of dock, through grass, and into transition area. The long distance between getting out of the lake and the timing mat adds a fair amount of time to the swim time.
Transition 1
  • 02m 56s

First race with wetsuit - did pretty well getting it off.
  • 48m 11s
  • 14 miles
  • 17.43 mile/hr

2 loops of a 7 miles each; road is mostly in good shape, with a few patches of torn-up pavement, but good overall.
What would you do differently?:

Be more prepared for the 2nd loop - stay on the outside for first loop.
Transition 2
  • 02m 36s

Skirt belt on before shoes.
What would you do differently?:

Skipped race nubmer skirt all together or remember to put it on before I put my shoes on.
  • 32m 59s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 10m 37s  min/mile
Post race
Warm down:

walking, stretching

What limited your ability to perform faster:

mental effort level

Event comments:

I really like White Lake - great place to swim.

Profile Album

Last updated: 2011-07-04 12:00 AM
00:19:26 | 820 yards | 02m 22s / 100yards
Age Group: 8/16
Overall: 128/214
Performance: Average
Suit: wetsuit
Course: White Lake is the best open water swim
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 77F / 25C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:56
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed:
00:48:11 | 14 miles | 17.43 mile/hr
Age Group: 6/16
Overall: 123/214
Wind: None
Course: Nice, flat course. Road is mostly in good shape. Lots of spectators.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills:
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Not enough
Time: 02:36
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:32:59 | 03.11 miles | 10m 37s  min/mile
Age Group: 11/16
Overall: 164/214
Performance: Average
Course: Flat, good shade, mostly through a neighborhood, with a small patch of off-road running through grass and sand.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4