Du the Bear Duathlon - Duathlon

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Houston, Texas
United States
60'sF / 0C
Total Time = 1h 06m 41s
Overall Rank = 45/341
Age Group = 20-24
Age Group Rank = 4/8
Pre-race routine:

Coffee, Eggs and Turkey Bacon.
Event warmup:

Jogged around in the rain and cold. Stretched legs.
  • 13m 39s
  • 2 miles
  • 06m 49s  min/mile
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 01m 15s
  • 36m 12s
  • 12 miles
  • 19.89 mile/hr

Got out rode by the same guy in age group. Just a few bike lengths ahead for most of ride. I will seek revenge! lol
What would you do differently?:

Check the Run entry in transition and Run that way. I wasted some time running toward the bike entry instead of the run entry.
Transition 2
  • 01m 14s
  • 14m 19s
  • 2 miles
  • 07m 10s  min/mile

Nice sprint finish!
What would you do differently?:

Increase endurance.
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

Lack of cardio, Practice Brick workouts. Seconds from placing in agegroup.

Event comments:

Event organizers were not organized. Cops not at all stop lights. Had to stop at a few stoplights. One cop at an intersection let cars through and made a group of us stop completely for a good 15 Seconds.

Last updated: 2010-04-08 12:00 AM
00:13:39 | 02 miles | 06m 49s  min/mile
Age Group: 3/8
Overall: 45/341
Performance: Average
Keeping cool Drinking
Time: 01:15
Run with bike? Average
Jump on bike? Good
Getting up to speed and into shoes: Average
00:36:12 | 12 miles | 19.89 mile/hr
Age Group: 4/8
Overall: 45/341
Performance: Below average
Wind: Some
Course: Cold and Rainy
Road: Rough Wet Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Below average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Too hard Drinks:
Time: 01:14
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:14:19 | 02 miles | 07m 10s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/8
Overall: 0/341
Performance: Good
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Ok
Course challenge Just right
Organized? No
Events on-time? No
Lots of volunteers? No
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Bad
Race evaluation [1-5] 1