Appalachian Power Smith Mountain Lake Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Huddleston, Virginia
United States
Set Up Events
68F / 20C
Total Time = 1h 43m 15s
Overall Rank = 61/110
Age Group = Athena
Age Group Rank = 5/9
Pre-race routine:

Got up ate toast and hard boiled egg. Went to race site, set up and went for a swim.
Event warmup:

Swimming, jogging around parking lot
  • 17m 32s
  • 820 yards
  • 02m 08s / 100 yards

Great swim, didn't panic this time!
What would you do differently?:

Gotta work on getting faster. This is a personal record for me, so I'm pleased, but wanna get into the lower teens soon!
Transition 1
  • 03m 9s
What would you do differently?:

Have to learn to run faster up the hill after getting out of the water.
  • 49m 29s
  • 12.43 miles
  • 15.07 mile/hr
Transition 2
  • 01m 5s
  • 32m 1s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 10m 17s  min/mile

Personal record 5K for me!
What would you do differently?:

I choked on water when I tried to drink so didn't take anymore!
Post race
Warm down:

Walked to pavillion and cooled off.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Weight.... I'm still losing, so I need to keep going. Still figuring out the bike gears and technicalities.

Event comments:

Great race, great location, great course and great people.

Last updated: 2011-05-08 12:00 AM
00:17:32 | 820 yards | 02m 08s / 100yards
Age Group: 7/9
Overall: 59/110
Performance: Good
Suit: Full
Course: triangular 250 out, 250 across, 250 back
Start type: Run Plus:
Water temp: 68F / 20C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 03:09
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
00:49:29 | 12.43 miles | 15.07 mile/hr
Age Group: 4/9
Overall: 9/110
Wind: None
Course: Fun!
Road: Smooth  Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering:
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:05
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Below average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:32:01 | 03.11 miles | 10m 17s  min/mile
Age Group: 5/9
Overall: 9/110
Performance: Good
Course: Uphill out, downhill back.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4