Redman Triathlon -Aquabike - Aquabike

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
United States
Oklahoma Redman Triathlon
85F / 29C
Total Time = 4h 08m 28s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group = 55-59
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Usual Boost, oatmeal, water, some gatorade at site, Gu 30' prior to swim
Event warmup:

  • 47m 48s
  • 2112 yards
  • 02m 16s / 100 yards

Tough time sighting buoys from start to first white turn buoy, drifted to left,stopped twice to adjust goggles (leaking) noticed I was getting close to a kayak stopped and everyone was way over on my right. Started sighting more often on backside, much better, also goggles stopped leaking.
What would you do differently?:

Sight more often
Transition 1
  • 03m 8s

Wet suit strippers were great, as I stood up left quad seized, I walked most of way to bike eased up as I left with bike.
What would you do differently?:

Dunno, Not sure why the cramp happened
  • 3h 14m 29s
  • 56 miles
  • 17.28 mile/hr

All was going well until the first downhill changing to 59 gear, chain shifted poorly then off, was able to get it back on 39 ring. Decided not to test it again. I ended up staying in 39 gear coasting on some downhills where I normally would have been able to gear up and ride faster. Other problem was nutrition, gut started cramping after an hour which has never happened in training rides, Infinit tasted sweeter than usual, i may have put too many scoops in bottle. Stayed with water only until stomach felt better about third hour.
What would you do differently?:

Gears were ok on previous day on fairly level road. Concentrate on scoop count !!
Post race
Warm down:

T2. To get your time, you racked bike and ran on run course then left through finishers chute.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Gearing and body composition !!

Event comments:

Enjoyed venue, well organized yet felt like a relaxed environment. something for everyone: aquabike, half, full distance and relays. Pre-race packet race number tattoos were great; sped up entry in transition. Plenty of post race food, nice tech finishers shirt and medal. Would return again. Stayed to watch a friend finish her first IM. The last athlete crossed finish after 3am; very nice of them to allow the participant to finish. Award ceremonies at Marriott was inspiring.

Last updated: 2010-05-04 12:00 AM
00:47:48 | 2112 yards | 02m 16s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
Suit: T1 short sleeve
Course: Rectangle
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 74F / 23C Current: Low
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Good
Time: 03:08
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
03:14:29 | 56 miles | 17.28 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Below average
Wind: Little
Course: Two loops with no passing zone area. Mostly good road with a few bad spots that volunteers had marked in orange
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Bad Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4