Appalachian Power Smith Mountain Lake Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Huddleston, Virginia
United States
Set Up Events
66F / 19C
Total Time = 1h 30m 46s
Overall Rank = 149/250
Age Group = MC
Age Group Rank = 10/17
Pre-race routine:

ate protein drink and peanut butter and jelly sandwich left house about 6:15
Event warmup:

Rode bike 2 miles just to make sure gears were changing good
  • 15m 21s
  • 750 meters
  • 02m 03s / 100 meters

Felt good got beat up pretty good at start, thought I would have a better time
What would you do differently?:

Not much
Transition 1
  • 02m 51s

Forgot to put water bottle on bike had to run to bag and get water.
What would you do differently?:

be prepared
  • 42m 46s
  • 12.43 miles
  • 17.44 mile/hr

Felt pretty good, used my new bike for the first time, wish I had put areo bars on. Deer hit a biker and they actually stopped everyone going through so rescue could get to him. He is in pretty bad shape/ bad accident prayers go out to him and his family.
What would you do differently?:

be more prepared
Transition 2
  • 01m 18s
  • 28m 27s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 09m 09s  min/mile

Felt good have been working on run speed a little and really thought this was going to be better, disappointed
Post race
Event comments:

I wish all the events had a little more at the end like marathons and half marathons do??????

Last updated: 2011-05-09 12:00 AM
00:15:21 | 750 meters | 02m 03s / 100meters
Age Group: 8/17
Overall: 120/250
Performance: Average
Suit: De soto 1st wave
Course: 2 right turns
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 66F / 19C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Bad
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:51
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
00:42:46 | 12.43 miles | 17.44 mile/hr
Age Group: 12/17
Overall: 150/250
Performance: Below average
Wind: Little
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:18
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:28:27 | 03.11 miles | 09m 09s  min/mile
Age Group: 10/17
Overall: 185/250
Performance: Below average
Course: first half uphill second down out and back
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
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? Yes
Post race activities: Below average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4