Valpo Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Valparaiso, Indiana
United States
Valpo Triathlon
75F / 24C
Total Time = 1h 15m 37s
Overall Rank = 96/425
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 16/49
Event warmup:

Short jog, minimal stretching, couple bites of an energy bar and some accelerade
  • 11m 10s
  • 440 meters
  • 02m 32s / 100 meters
Transition 1
  • 01m 49s

Kept losing balance trying to get socks on
What would you do differently?:

sit down
  • 38m 27s
  • 12.4 miles
  • 19.35 mile/hr

Better than last year. Still need to target 20 mph
What would you do differently?:

Understand what big gear I'm in when I start. SHifting was bad. Didn't downshift enough to keep cadence higher. Legs started to feel it on the hill on 50 west
Transition 2
  • 01m 11s

Not too bad
What would you do differently?:

Need to work next year on getting on the bike with the shoes already on the bike
  • 23m 2s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 07m 26s  min/mile

Maintained shorter and quicker strikes. Legs felt better that I thought they would
What would you do differently?:

Push pace a little more
Post race
Warm down:

Get food for the kids, H2O, socialize with team Bob

What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

No veggie pizza with bannana peppers for dinner the night before

Last updated: 2009-07-12 12:00 AM
00:11:10 | 440 meters | 02m 32s / 100meters
Age Group: 40/49
Overall: 0/425
Performance: Below average
Start type: Plus:
Water temp: 75F / 24C Current:
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 01:49
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
00:38:27 | 12.4 miles | 19.35 mile/hr
Age Group: 18/49
Overall: 0/425
Performance: Average
Wind: Little
Course: Rolling hills and flat mixed
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Below average Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:11
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:23:02 | 03.1 miles | 07m 26s  min/mile
Age Group: 7/49
Overall: 0/425
Performance: Good
Course: Paved path and through a housing area. Some small inclines/declines
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4