Marble Falls Triathlon - TriathlonOlympic

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Marble Falls, Texas
United States
Total Time = 00m
Overall Rank = 201/350
Age Group = 40-45
Age Group Rank = 26/37
Pre-race routine:

Got up early, ate power bar and banana.
Event warmup:

Swam 100 meters and stretched.
  • 20m 38s
  • 1000 meters
  • 02m 04s / 100 meters

Mouth got really dry, gargled water during strokes and spit pre-breath. Picked up the pace a little too soon, and exausted before the finish
What would you do differently?:

Start a little faster, seemed like a casual swim.
Transition 1
  • 00m

water exit then up a big hill to transition area.
  • 1h 17m 13s
  • 23 miles
  • 17.87 mile/hr

Hills were tough for me. I got passed a lot on th uphill segments, but got some back on the flats and downhills.
What would you do differently?:

Hill training
Transition 2
  • 01m 21s

Good transition
What would you do differently?:

Drink more water.
  • 40m 39s
  • 4.4 miles
  • 09m 14s  min/mile

Got really hot after mile 1 in the sun. I found some rhythm after mile 2 and increased pace in the last mile passing several AG's.
What would you do differently?:

Brick training
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

My lack of consistent bike training really hurts me in the rankings

Event comments:

1st olympic distance tri. Considering the challenge of the hills, I was happy with my performance.

Last updated: 2010-07-19 12:00 AM
00:20:38 | 1000 meters | 02m 04s / 100meters
Age Group: 15/37
Overall: 147/350
Performance: Good
Course: Water was very warm
Start type: Plus:
Water temp: 80F / 27C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 00:00
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
01:17:13 | 23 miles | 17.87 mile/hr
Age Group: 30/37
Overall: 226/350
Performance: Average
Wind: Some
Course: Tough hill in the 1st mile. 3 tough hills total. What goes up...must come down. Final 4 miles were fast.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:21
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:40:39 | 04.4 miles | 09m 14s  min/mile
Age Group: 25/37
Overall: 204/350
Performance: Average
Course: Relatively flat out and back.
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Too hard
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4