Lavaman Triathlon - TriathlonOlympic

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
United States
Lavaman Triathlon
76F / 24C
Total Time = 2h 52m 33s
Overall Rank = 332/1048
Age Group = M 35-39
Age Group Rank = 36/65
Pre-race routine:

got there
Event warmup:

10 minute medium swim
  • 31m 8s
  • 1640 yards
  • 01m 53s / 100 yards

better than i thought. expected to be about 40 minutes
What would you do differently?:

use vaseline on pits
Transition 1
  • 04m 9s

took my time, got 1/2 bottle of hydration, ate GU gel
What would you do differently?:

  • 1h 18m 37s
  • 24.85 miles
  • 18.97 mile/hr

great bike. took it easy out and to the top of the hill in, then picked it up back to T@
What would you do differently?:

Transition 2
  • 02m 38s

all good. took my time, ate gel, relaxed for 1 minute, drank 1/2 a bottle
What would you do differently?:

  • 56m 2s
  • 6.21 miles
  • 09m 01s  min/mile

only one swig of water because i was bloated from drinking too much on the bike. given how bad i felt, i had a great run for me.
What would you do differently?:

drink less on the bike
Post race
Warm down:

drank a little, walked a little

What limited your ability to perform faster:

nothing. my bad goal was 3:30, my top goal was 3:00.

Event comments:

first race so i rated it a 4

Last updated: 2010-11-21 12:00 AM
00:31:08 | 1640 yards | 01m 53s / 100yards
Age Group: 43/65
Overall: 432/1048
Performance: Good
Suit: tri shorts and tri top
Course: triangle
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 78F / 26C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Average Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 04:09
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
01:18:37 | 24.85 miles | 18.97 mile/hr
Age Group: 50/65
Overall: 331/1048
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: out and back
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Too much
Time: 02:38
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Bad
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:56:02 | 06.21 miles | 09m 01s  min/mile
Age Group: 29/65
Overall: 306/1048
Performance: Good
Course: lava trail, road, lava and coral rubble, sand.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
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