Downtown Columbia Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Columbia, South Carolina
United States
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43F / 6C
Total Time = 59m 53s
Overall Rank = 50/400
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 2/32
Pre-race routine:

Do to cold and rain, I did not do a good job setting up transition area
Event warmup:

5 minute run and 300 swim
  • 07m 41s
  • 547 yards
  • 01m 25s / 100 yards

entered wrong swim time so started way back. Had some trouble on walls due to people standing around
What would you do differently?:

enter the correct seed time.
Transition 1
  • 00m 43s

Had a hill out of transition and went almost 1/2 mile up the hill before I could get shoes on.
What would you do differently?:

Put shoes on in transition.
  • 30m 41s
  • 10 miles
  • 19.55 mile/hr

Hands froze and had trouble shifting gears.
Had to slow way down on curves due to wet streets
What would you do differently?:

wear warmer clothes and wear gloves
Transition 2
  • 01m 7s

Hands so cold I could not unbutton my helmet. Took almost a minute before I could get it unbuttoned.
What would you do differently?:

wear gloves
  • 19m 42s
  • 2.8 miles
  • 07m 02s  min/mile

never felt tired. Just cold
Post race
Warm down:


What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

Be sure to check your swim time on line. They will not send reminders to do so and they will not tell you how to do it. You have to go back to registration site. Once they publish it you are SOL.

Last updated: 2011-03-28 12:00 AM
00:07:41 | 547 yards | 01m 25s / 100yards
Age Group: 1/32
Overall: 10/400
Performance: Good
Course: pool swim in 50 meter pool
Start type: Inside Pool Plus: Time Trial
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 00:43
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Bad
00:30:41 | 10 miles | 19.55 mile/hr
Age Group: 7/32
Overall: 79/400
Performance: Average
Wind: Some with gusts
Course: three loop around downtown Columbus with lots of turns
Road: Rough Wet Cadence:
Turns: Below average Cornering: Below average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks:
Time: 01:07
Overall: Bad
Riding w/ feet on shoes Average
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Bad
00:19:42 | 02.8 miles | 07m 02s  min/mile
Age Group: 7/32
Overall: 77/400
Performance: Average
Course: out and back
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below 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?
Post race activities: Bad
Race evaluation [1-5] 2