Lavaman Triathlon - TriathlonOlympic

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
United States
Lavaman Triathlon
80F / 27C
Total Time = 2h 33m 44s
Overall Rank = 136/815
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 17/60
Pre-race routine:

some stretching, cliff bar, banana, green tea, start sipping accelerade. ride down to transition from hotel. windy and cold.
Event warmup:

waited in line so long to get marked, not much warmup except the cycle to transition.
  • 28m 1s
  • 1640 yards
  • 01m 43s / 100 yards

nice swim, some high coral heads to navigate in shallow water, but hey it's the ocean ! viz was clear and water calm. very crowded in the last segment to the exit.
Transition 1
  • 00m 56s

decent transition considering I floundered around for a bit.
  • 1h 14m 1s
  • 24.85 miles
  • 20.14 mile/hr
Transition 2
  • 01m 33s

fumbling around a bit getting my shoes on.
  • 49m 14s
  • 6.21 miles
  • 07m 56s  min/mile

hot and long. last 2 miles was coral, lava rocks, and sand. difficult to finish strong. sore muscle in the right knee area.
Post race
Warm down:

walked around, drank and ate. went back to the hotel and had recovery drinks.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

feet sore.

Event comments:

awesome! really enjoyed every minute of the lavaman.

Last updated: 2010-03-29 12:00 AM
00:28:01 | 1640 yards | 01m 43s / 100yards
Age Group: 25/60
Overall: 214/815
Performance: Good
Suit: tri 2 piece w rash guard
Course: rectangle.
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 74F / 23C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 00:56
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed:
01:14:01 | 24.85 miles | 20.14 mile/hr
Age Group: 19/60
Overall: 151/815
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: out and back, 1 loop.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 95
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:33
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal
00:49:14 | 06.21 miles | 07m 56s  min/mile
Age Group: 20/60
Overall: 144/815
Performance: Good
Course: single loop. paved and off-road.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
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