American Triple T - Race #4: Half Iron - Triathlon1/2 Ironman

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Portsmouth, Ohio
United States
HFP Racing
88F / 31C
Total Time = 5h 51m 46s
Overall Rank = 78/309
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
  • 27m 47s
  • 2112 yards
  • 01m 19s / 100 yards

Awesome swim. Back-halfed the swim. 13:40 13:00. Loosened up during the swim.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 01m 10s

Smooth transition.
  • 3h 06m 52s
  • 56 miles
  • 17.98 mile/hr

Blew up a bit on the bike. Killed my run.
What would you do differently?:

Relax a little on the hills.
Transition 2
  • 01m 8s

Good transition.
  • 2h 14m 47s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 10m 17s  min/mile

Recovered well on the first loop and was able to run more on the second loop. Finished strong the last 1.5 miles.
What would you do differently?:

Better bike nutrition and work on running hills better.
Post race
Warm down:

Sat in creek. Massage. Stretch. Eat.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Heat. Blowing up on the bike.

Event comments:

Tough course. Very demanding.

Last updated: 2011-05-04 12:00 AM
00:27:47 | 2112 yards | 01m 19s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/309
Performance: Good
Suit: Blue Seventy Reaction Wetsuit
Course: Double Loop counter-clockwise.
Start type: Run Plus: Time Trial
Water temp: 61F / 16C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Good Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 01:10
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
03:06:52 | 56 miles | 17.98 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/309
Performance: Good
Course: Outrageous bike course. Extremely tough two-loop course. 1:29 first loop, 1:36 second loop. Did work on the climbs especially the switchbacks.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Too hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:08
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
02:14:47 | 13.1 miles | 10m 17s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/309
Performance: Below average
Course: Very tough to keep running. First lap consisted of walking hills and rehydrating. The heat was unbearable. Took a huge mental effort and consistent eating/drinking to regulate nutrition.
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Too hard
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5