Santa Cruz Sentinel Triathlon - TriathlonOlympic

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Santa Cruz, California
United States
Santa Cruz Sentinel
70F / 21C
Total Time = 2h 35m 38s
Overall Rank = 262/852
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 27/54
  • 30m 37s
  • 1500 meters
  • 02m 02s / 100 meters

I really didn't swim that well until the final 500 meters...I finally got into gear and was moving fast and with ease, my stroke changed...I had a smile on my face under water, it was that good!
What would you do differently?:

Warm up better...water was so damn cold, I didn't feel like staying in....
Transition 1
  • 04m 29s

I had to PEE so bad.....I lost at least 1-2 minutes at blatter was in overdrive all morning but this was my last leak of the race....
What would you do differently?:

Do NOT drink coffee...
  • 1h 11m 35s
  • 24.85 miles
  • 20.83 mile/hr

I was red lining during most of the ride, I am just not that good a rider.....still, not worried about saving my legs for the run....
What would you do differently?:

Ride lots
Transition 2
  • 02m 31s

no issues
What would you do differently?:

maybe put my socks on in T1?
  • 46m 25s
  • 6.21 miles
  • 07m 28s  min/mile

I felt no ill effects from the ride...strangely enough I run well off the bike...this was a fast 10K for me...
What would you do differently?:

Push even harder
Post race
Warm down:

Drank fluids

What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

Will do it again....

Last updated: 2005-10-02 12:00 AM
00:30:37 | 1500 meters | 02m 02s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/54
Overall: 0/852
Performance: Average
Rank 519
Suit: Orca
Course: Swim around the Santa Cruz Pier
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 57F / 14C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Below average Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 04:29
Performance: Bad
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: No
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
01:11:35 | 24.85 miles | 20.83 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/54
Overall: 0/852
Performance: Average
202 Bike rank
Wind: Headwind with gusts
Course: Out of town onto hwy 1 to Davenport, turn around and come back.....
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Not enough
Time: 02:31
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:46:25 | 06.21 miles | 07m 28s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/54
Overall: 0/852
Rank 199
Course: Along the ocean shore, out and back
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below 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