Savageman HIM - Triathlon1/2 Ironman

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Deep Creek Lake, Maryland
United States
"Tri-to-Win" Melanoma Foundation
70F / 21C
Total Time = 6h 21m 33s
Overall Rank = 132/387
Age Group = 35-39
Age Group Rank = 20/49
Pre-race routine:

Due to the late start I had a nice sleep in, got up at 6:30, left for the site at 7:15 and got there with plenty of time to spare.
Event warmup:

Nothing really, just got my wetsuit wet and waited for the start
  • 32m 31s
  • 1931 meters
  • 01m 41s / 100 meters

lovely temps and a really nice lake
Transition 1
  • 04m 34s

Longest T1, I had a lot of things, arm warmers, vest, struggled to put my PB&J bagle into my pocket, should split this into two packages next time
  • 3h 33m 4s
  • 56 miles
  • 15.77 mile/hr

very hard course, made it up the wall
Transition 2
  • 02m 22s

slower then usual but all ok here
  • 2h 09m 5s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 09m 51s  min/mile

Hard run, I walked a lot
What would you do differently?:

more bricks on hills followed by some trail run
Post race
Warm down:

just hydrated, walked around, did not stretch

What limited your ability to perform faster:

need more hill training but this course is hard either way

Event comments:

Amazing venue, great organization, great volunteers, very family friendly

Last updated: 2010-05-25 12:00 AM
00:32:31 | 1931 meters | 01m 41s / 100meters
Age Group: 21/49
Overall: 0/387
Performance: Good
Suit: full sleeve - cud have gone short
Course: Separate in and out areas, swim along shore, well marked.
Start type: Deep Water Plus:
Water temp: 69F / 21C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 04:34
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
03:33:04 | 56 miles | 15.77 mile/hr
Age Group: 20/49
Overall: 0/387
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: very hill, loads of climbing
Road: Smooth  Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 02:22
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
02:09:05 | 13.1 miles | 09m 51s  min/mile
Age Group: 24/49
Overall: 0/387
Performance: Below average
Course: 2 loops 4 big hills, one is on a fire trail, rocks and dirt hard run course especially after the ride
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 2
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