Keuka Lake Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Penn Yan, New York
United States
70F / 21C
Total Time = 1h 29m 58s
Overall Rank = 80/309
Age Group = 25-29
Age Group Rank = 8/21
  • 14m 52s
  • 820 yards
  • 01m 49s / 100 yards

As to be expected with zero swim training. The first 200-300 meters felt fine, but the lack of training started to kick in shortly thereafter.
Transition 1
  • 03m 47s

I was slow to dry off and decided to add a top layer for extra warmth in casae it started to rain again.
What would you do differently?:

Pick up the pace a little more. I was a little too casual in T1.
  • 45m 2s
  • 13.67 miles
  • 18.21 mile/hr

My main goal (other than to have fun versus racing) was to focus on the run, so I tried to maintain an effort level near 85% on the bike to keep my legs more fresh for the run. I used high cadence on the inclines and used high gearing on the flats and declines.
What would you do differently?:

I suppose I could have opted to put more effort in to get closer to 20 mph.
Transition 2
  • 01m 31s

Shed the exstra top layer, changes shoes and was out.
What would you do differently?:

Zip ties would have been appropriate if racing, but instead had to tie each shoe.
  • 24m 46s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 07m 58s  min/mile

Goal was to break 8:00 minute/mile pace. Mission accomplished.
What would you do differently?:

I had more in the tank than I should have at race-end, so I could have pushed harder on the run and/or bike.
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

"Real" training of only 3 weeks.

Breakfast choice - stomach was bloated all morning.

Pre-race bathroom break - raced on a full bladder the entire race.

Event comments:

Two observations:

1) Road conditions for bike course were rough, but that is out of race directors control (supposed to be repaved next year)

2) Too few markers on the swim course. Even for a good swimmer it was difficult to see the next market at multiple points in the swim.

Last updated: 2010-05-17 12:00 AM
00:14:52 | 820 yards | 01m 49s / 100yards
Age Group: 4/21
Overall: 38/309
Performance: Average
Course: Single-Lap Square
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 70F / 21C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 03:47
Performance: Bad
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
00:45:02 | 13.67 miles | 18.21 mile/hr
Age Group: 12/21
Overall: 112/309
Performance: Average
Wind: Some
Road: Potholes Wet Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 01:31
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:24:46 | 03.11 miles | 07m 58s  min/mile
Age Group: 7/21
Overall: 64/309
Performance: Average
Course: Level out-and-back.
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below 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:
Race evaluation [1-5] 3