Lone Star Triathlon Festival - Sprint - TriathlonSprint

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Galveston, Texas
United States
72F / 22C
Total Time = 1h 52m 10s
Overall Rank = 147/868
Age Group = female
Age Group Rank = 66/372
Pre-race routine:

Ate a banana drank lots of fluids and got to transition area at 5:30am. Set up transition.
Event warmup:

Jogged and stretched. Put on wetsuit and walked to swim start area.
  • 19m 14s
  • 528 yards
  • 03m 38s / 100 yards

need to work on my swim. Loved the wetsuit bouyancy factor.
What would you do differently?:

get to the front of the pack and get into my stroke faster.
Transition 1
  • 04m 11s

need to work on bike mount technique. Person next to me moved my stuff around which mixed me up a bit. Not sure why she had lots of room, think she was a newbee also.
What would you do differently?:

not change my shirt at T1.
  • 49m 38s
  • 12.5 miles
  • 15.11 mile/hr

could have pushed a bit harder on bike.
What would you do differently?:

need to make sure I have cadence/HR/speed monitor next time.
Transition 2
  • 01m 21s

not a bad transition.
What would you do differently?:

try pedalling with feet on top of shoes.
  • 37m 43s
  • 3 miles
  • 12m 34s  min/mile

could not really feel my legs. hard to gauge speed.
What would you do differently?:

start my kick a little sooner.
Post race
Warm down:

slow walking to food line area.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

training. for the amount of training I did well.
Need to work on all aspects of my tri. Especially swim and run.
I really dread running.

Event comments:

I had a great time and met lots of first time and seasoned triathletes. Everyone was very nice and always offered words of encouragement.
I would recommend this event to everyone.

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Last updated: 2007-09-24 12:00 AM
00:19:14 | 528 yards | 03m 38s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/372
Overall: 182/868
Performance: Below average
Suit: F2R sockeye full
Course: straight shot to one left turn into shore.
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Shot
Water temp: 72F / 22C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Bad
Waves: Below average Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 04:11
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Below average
00:49:38 | 12.5 miles | 15.11 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/372
Overall: 109/868
Performance: Average
Wind: Some with gusts
Course: very straight not many hills.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:21
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Bad
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:37:43 | 03 miles | 12m 34s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/372
Overall: 158/868
Performance: Below average
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4