Summer Open Sprint Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Longmont, Colorado
United States
Without Limits Productions
75F / 24C
Total Time = 1h 11m 57s
Overall Rank = 70/258
Age Group = 25-29
Age Group Rank = 6/25
Event warmup:

1 lap around bike course, 1/2 mile run, quick dip in the res.
  • 12m 39s
  • 820 yards
  • 01m 32s / 100 yards

Wow, didn't execute a good plan here. I thought I'd be tough and get right up front - well I hung with the guys for the first 200 or so and then slowed way down. Got off course a little bit and swam breastroke at times to get my bearings. Water was nice and pretty clean, no current at all.
What would you do differently?:

Slower start, better sighting, keep a better average pace
Transition 1
  • 02m 9s

Should work on a better mounting plan. Got a little disoriented and dizzy at the transistion, had to sit down to put shoes on...
  • 32m 37s
  • 12.4 miles
  • 22.81 mile/hr

Got some side stiches at the beginning of the bike course and they pretty much never went away for the rest of the race - I hated that! Bike felt pretty good other than that. Great conditions, I took the turns fast and kept a fast cadence, didn't really get passed much and passed several people.
What would you do differently?:

Shift more to keep the cadence right, get a faster start to the bike
Transition 2
  • 01m 39s

Dismount was very abrubt since I wasn't doing the ride on top of the shoes thing...didn't clip out of my left pedal at first. The actual getting the shoes off and running shoes on part went pretty well.
What would you do differently?:

practice the shoeless mounts/dismounts
  • 23m 4s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 07m 26s  min/mile

Still had some serious side stiches going on pretty much through the entire run. Run was very slow, got passed several times, clearly THE area to work on! Picked up the pace slightly at the end but didn't have much for a sprint.
What would you do differently?:

Run faster!
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

Poor running

Event comments:

Beautiful venue and a beautiful day for my first tri. There were a lot of very fast people at this event, my age group didn't seem to represent very well! Overall I am happy with my finish, but lots of room for improvement!

Last updated: 2009-05-17 12:00 AM
00:12:39 | 820 yards | 01m 32s / 100yards
Age Group: 3/25
Overall: 58/258
Performance: Average
Suit: Blue Seventy Reaction
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 63F / 17C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:09
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
00:32:37 | 12.4 miles | 22.81 mile/hr
Age Group: 9/25
Overall: 75/258
Performance: Good
Wind: None
Course: 3 loops through residential area and down CR-1 in Longmont.
Road: Smooth  Cadence: 95
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Too much
Time: 01:39
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:23:04 | 03.1 miles | 07m 26s  min/mile
Age Group: 8/25
Overall: 93/258
Performance: Below average
Course: dirt road, one hill at about mile one with a turnaround at exactly half.
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
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] 5