The Nation's Triathlon - TriathlonOlympic

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Washington, Washington, D.C.
United States
TNT productions
76F / 24C
Total Time = 3h 30m 52s
Overall Rank = 2660/2853
Age Group = 40-45
Age Group Rank = 4070/498
Pre-race routine:

3:40 wake up - shower
4:00 breakfast 2 hard boiled eggs, bagels and banannas
5:30 arrive at transition
Event warmup:

  • 29m 33s
  • 1640 yards
  • 01m 48s / 100 yards

good swim came out of water in 28:30
Transition 1
  • 07m 35s

had to pee
plus it was pouring rain all my gear was in trash bags to keep dry
What would you do differently?:

try to pee again before we enter the water
  • 1h 40m 25s
  • 24.85 miles
  • 14.85 mile/hr

flat tire about 12 miles into the race. It took about 17 minutes to change it. I was on pace to break 3:00 hours
What would you do differently?:

I am going to work on changing a tire
Transition 2
  • 03m 39s

good T2
What would you do differently?:

  • 1h 09m 42s
  • 6.21 miles
  • 11m 13s  min/mile

tough first 3. I was 4 - 1 for the first 3. The next 3 I ran the whole way.
What would you do differently?:

I am concentrating this off season on the run
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

Flat tire/having to pee

Event comments:

I was part of the largest Tri in America. Guiness Book of World Records certified. Cant wait until next year.

Last updated: 2010-09-06 12:00 AM
00:29:33 | 1640 yards | 01m 48s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/498
Overall: 1081/2853
Performance: Good
Suit: wet
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 74F / 23C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 07:35
Performance: Bad
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
01:40:25 | 24.85 miles | 14.85 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/498
Overall: 4362/2853
Performance: Average
Wind: None
Course: flat
Road: Potholes Wet Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 03:39
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
01:09:42 | 06.21 miles | 11m 13s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/498
Overall: 4037/2853
Performance: Good
Course: flat
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Ok
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? No
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4