The Nation's Triathlon - TriathlonOlympic

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Washington, Washington, D.C.
United States
TNT productions
75F / 24C
Total Time = 3h 38m
Overall Rank = 4059/5000
Age Group = F45-49
Age Group Rank = 111/138
Pre-race routine:

puring rain affected prep dramatically
  • 46m 3s
  • 1640 yards
  • 02m 49s / 100 yards

couldn't decide on wetsuit use until morning of, but the cold air convinced most of us to wear them. much better performance than would have been without it
What would you do differently?:

pee in the water, if possible
Transition 1
  • 07m 54s

officials required walking starts and finishes - slowed things down
What would you do differently?:

not have it raining - dampened my spirit
  • 1h 27m 4s
  • 24.85 miles
  • 17.12 mile/hr

awesome ride, even in the rain :)
What would you do differently?:

pee during swim
Transition 2
  • 03m 56s

elastic laces sped up put on
What would you do differently?:

pee during swim
  • 1h 13m 41s
  • 6.21 miles
  • 11m 52s  min/mile

pace was not hard, average one time per mile; REALLY had to pee so was in pain for most of run; think eleastic laces and wet socks and shoes lessened cushioning so left foot ball felt like it was blistering
What would you do differently?:

pee during swim, lace shoes more tightly at top so heels felt more snug,
Post race
Warm down:

GO PEE!!!! walk about a mile, eat banana and muscle milk and potato chips. talk to TNT coaches and debreif with fellow racers. no massage because of the 45 min. wait.

Event comments:

Very nice for beginners - flat courses and good open water, not too choppy

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Last updated: 2010-05-28 12:00 AM
00:46:03 | 1640 yards | 02m 49s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/138
Overall: 4234/5000
Performance: Below average
Suit: full wetsuit
Course: from W. Potomac Park upriver under Memorial Bridge, back down past start, turn back up and out
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 73F / 23C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Bad
Waves: Average Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 07:54
Performance: Bad
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: No
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
01:27:04 | 24.85 miles | 17.12 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/138
Overall: 3721/5000
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: independence ave, up rock creek parkway (under Kennedy Center porch biking was awesome!) up Clara Barton Pkwy, turnaround in MD, return, then go up E St. Expwy & Rock Creek Pkwy and back down. Really sweet ride!
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence: 85
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 03:56
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Below average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
01:13:41 | 06.21 miles | 11m 52s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/138
Overall: 4207/5000
Performance: Below average
faster first and last miles due to spectators
Course: loop around Hains Point - awesome route
Keeping cool Good Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? No
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4