Marshman Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Downington, Pennsylvania
United States
coldF / 0C
Total Time = 1h 06m 27s
Overall Rank = 60/656
Age Group = M 20-24
Age Group Rank = 8/19
Event warmup:

setup transition, ate a powerbar and water/powerade mix, stretched a bit, jogged to get loosened up.
  • 07m 48s
  • 437 yards
  • 01m 47s / 100 yards

wasn't as crowded as i thought it would be for such a large number of entries.
What would you do differently?:

train more on speed
Transition 1
  • 01m 24s

small uphill from transition area to mount line
What would you do differently?:

practice starting with shoes already on the bike
  • 43m 1s
  • 12.5 miles
  • 17.44 mile/hr

hands and feet were numb most of the ride. this made it hard to shift, especially in the aero position.
What would you do differently?:

need to work on climbing hills and getting more aggressive on downhills and turns in aero position
Transition 2
  • 00m 58s
What would you do differently?:

practice getting out of shoes while on bike
  • 13m 18s
  • 2 miles
  • 06m 39s  min/mile

long uphill, but was equalized by coming back down
Post race
Warm down:


What limited your ability to perform faster:

recent injury and low level of training

Event comments:

cold day, water was surprisingly warm (relatively speaking, didn't need wetsuit), not as crowded as i though it would be. still a challenging, fun course for a sprint.

Last updated: 2009-09-14 12:00 AM
00:07:48 | 437 yards | 01m 47s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/19
Overall: 0/656
Performance: Average
Suit: 2XU top, zoot shorts
Course: waded out from boat ramp, treaded water until start. 0.25 mile course in pretty much a straight line to the transition area
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 65F / 18C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Good
Time: 01:24
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
00:43:01 | 12.5 miles | 17.44 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/19
Overall: 0/656
Wind: Little
Course: some big hills on this course with a few sharp bottom turns.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Below average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Not enough
Time: 00:58
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:13:18 | 02 miles | 06m 39s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/19
Overall: 0/656
Course: out and back (up a long hill and then back down). mostly a gravel type trail
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?
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4