Ford Ironman 70.3 California - Triathlon1/2 Ironman

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Oceanside, California
United States
Ironman North America
59F / 15C
Total Time = 5h 25m 28s
Overall Rank = 630/2152
Age Group = M35-39
Age Group Rank = 115/314
  • 35m 12s
  • 2112 yards
  • 01m 40s / 100 yards

Did ok on the swim. Took it easy, relaxed and just swam. Getting there...
What would you do differently?:

Go harder. Had plenty left by the end.
Transition 1
  • 05m 8s

Could have done it faster. Practice...
What would you do differently?:

Practice the routine....
  • 2h 52m 43s
  • 56 miles
  • 19.45 mile/hr

Need to get stronger on the bike. The flu really got me....but enough with the excuses. Will work harder this year and come back stronger in 2011!
What would you do differently?:

Put more miles in on the bike.
Transition 2
  • 02m 38s

Not too bad.
What would you do differently?:

Speed things up
  • 1h 49m 48s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 08m 23s  min/mile

Faded on the run. First 2 mile splits were 6:55 & 7:01...then it got ugly.
What would you do differently?:

Need to get faster....better off the bike.
Post race
Warm down:

No real warm-down. Headed straight for the food tent.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Lack of training. More bike work and practice running off the bike.

Event comments:

Great first HIM. Very well planned and supported. Cannot wait for next year!!

Last updated: 2009-10-16 12:00 AM
00:35:12 | 2112 yards | 01m 40s / 100yards
Age Group: 119/314
Overall: 722/2152
Performance: Average
Suit: Blueseventy Helix
Start type: Deep Water Plus:
Water temp: 59F / 15C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 05:08
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed:
02:52:43 | 56 miles | 19.45 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/314
Overall: 0/2152
Performance: Average
Wind: Some with gusts
Course: Great course. Some strong gusts on Basilone Road.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 79
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 02:38
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
01:49:48 | 13.1 miles | 08m 23s  min/mile
Age Group: 115/314
Overall: 630/2152
Performance: Average
170 BPM average
Course: FLAT
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %5%
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Ok
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