Redman Triathlon - Half Redman - Triathlon1/2 Ironman

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
United States
Oklahoma Redman Triathlon
74F / 23C
Total Time = 7h 17m 21s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group = Clydesdales
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

oatmeal, granola bar.
goo 30 minutes before wave start
  • 46m 17s
  • 1931 meters
  • 02m 24s / 100 meters
What would you do differently?:

try to do a better job of sighting the buoys, try to get out in front of the walkers
Transition 1
  • 03m 44s

wetsuit stripper;
What would you do differently?:

need to organize/walkthru T1 process better
  • 3h 07m
  • 56 miles
  • 17.97 mile/hr

Bad road conditions, lots of back pavement, 100-yard no-pass zone with additional 100 feet of no-pass before and after the turns from the no-pass
Transition 2
  • 04m 20s

little longer than it should have been
What would you do differently?:

better organization
  • 3h 16m
  • 13.1 miles
  • 14m 58s  min/mile

1st loop decent at 1:33 sucked on 2nd loop. legs and hips tightened up at start of 2nd loop.
What would you do differently?:

learn how to run
Post race
Warm down:

walk, feet in cold water bath

What limited your ability to perform faster:

poor running performance

Event comments:

well supported. great volunteers, plenty of water and ice, very vocal support along the routes, enough massage tables. not as big as an Ironman-branded event but managed as well, i think. i appreciate being able to get "water, no top" so i didn't have to stop.

Last updated: 2010-07-15 12:00 AM
00:46:17 | 1931 meters | 02m 24s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Suit: yes
Course: outbound leg shallow enough for people to walk, which many did - and got in the way of swimmers.
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 74F / 23C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Good Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Average
Time: 03:44
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: No
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
03:07:00 | 56 miles | 17.97 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: 2 laps of 28 miles.
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Not enough
Time: 04:20
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
03:16:00 | 13.1 miles | 14m 58s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Bad
Course: flat, paved trail. good aid station support. plenty of sponges available
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4