T-Gator Series - Race #1 - TriathlonSprint

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
United States
Lake Charles Triathletes
65F / 18C
Total Time = 54m 14s
Overall Rank = 15/66
Age Group = 30-34
Age Group Rank = 5/12
Pre-race routine:

Event warmup:

None significant
  • 11m 23s
  • 547 yards
  • 02m 05s / 100 yards

Best open water swim to date. Felt comfortable the entrie time. Finally found some goggles that don't leak which made all the difference.
What would you do differently?:

Maybe push it a little harder in the middle.
Transition 1
  • 00m 59s

Good T1. Mount was smooth and Garmin went on easy.
What would you do differently?:

Bike jump.
  • 27m 26s
  • 10 miles
  • 21.87 mile/hr

Great ride. Went back & forth with another guy which helped to push it.
What would you do differently?:

Slow down a little on the turn out of the park. I almost lost it there.
Transition 2
  • 00m 40s

Couldn't find rack.
What would you do differently?:

Do a mock run in so I don't get lost in transition.
  • 13m 44s
  • 2 miles
  • 06m 52s  min/mile

Legs were pretty dead from the 17 mile run yesterday, but came around better on the 2nd mile.
What would you do differently?:

Not run a crazy long distance the day before a race.
Post race
Warm down:


What limited your ability to perform faster:

Standard lack of training.

Event comments:

This made me remember why I love this sport so much. One of the best races ever.

Last updated: 2010-03-07 12:00 AM
00:11:23 | 547 yards | 02m 05s / 100yards
Age Group: 9/12
Overall: 26/66
Performance: Good
Suit: Vortex 3 Full Suit
Course: Point to point from boat launch.
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 68F / 20C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Navigation: Average
Time: 00:59
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
00:27:26 | 10 miles | 21.87 mile/hr
Age Group: 6/12
Overall: 18/66
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: O&B out of the park. Great per usual.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:40
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Below average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:13:44 | 02 miles | 06m 52s  min/mile
Age Group: 3/12
Overall: 14/66
Performance: Average
Course: Standard O&B
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
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