Pigman Half Iron Triathlon - Triathlon1/2 Ironman

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Palo, Iowa
United States
JMS Racing Services
85F / 29C
Total Time = 5h 57m 8s
Overall Rank = 260/438
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 28/39
Pre-race routine:

ate a bagel w/peanut butter and honey, gatorade. cytomax.
Event warmup:

jogged for 5 min, swam couple hundred.
  • 34m 55s
  • 2112 yards
  • 01m 39s / 100 yards
What would you do differently?:

get a wetsuit
Transition 1
  • 02m 5s

took my time, felt a little light headed.
What would you do differently?:

swim faster
  • 2h 58m 14s
  • 56 miles
  • 18.85 mile/hr

horrible bike. i average faster than 19 on most training rides. not good. couldn't get any nutrition down.
What would you do differently?:

not suck.
Transition 2
  • 03m 41s

took my time, had to go pee, as there were zero johns on the course.
  • 2h 14m 15s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 10m 15s  min/mile

at this point i was just happy to be off the bike, my usual favorite leg. found a couple people to run with, and stayed with them the whole time. i could have run easily under 1:50 but instead was just happy to finish my first HIM.
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:


What limited your ability to perform faster:

my suckiness on the bike leg.

Event comments:

no johns on the bike or run course at all. none to speak of.

Last updated: 2006-01-30 12:00 AM
00:34:55 | 2112 yards | 01m 39s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/39
Overall: 98/438
Performance: Good
Suit: none
Course: triangle course
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:05
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
02:58:14 | 56 miles | 18.85 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/39
Overall: 295/438
Performance: Bad
Wind: Some
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Too much
Time: 03:41
Overall: Bad
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Below average
02:14:15 | 13.1 miles | 10m 15s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/39
Overall: 265/438
Performance: Good
Course: straight, flat, no shade out and back.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4