Got The Nerve? Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Mt. Gretna, Pennsylvania
United States
62F / 17C
Total Time = 1h 17m 49s
Overall Rank = 16/594
Age Group = M20-24
Age Group Rank = 1/22
Pre-race routine:

Protein Shake in the AM. 20oz of Endurance Booster mix.
Event warmup:

5-10 min light run with short increases in intensity
  • 07m 13s
  • 500 yards
  • 01m 26s / 100 yards

Second wave got out in front and never looked back. Had no traffic to navigate trough. Good pacing and felt strong.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 01m 34s

Had slight problem getting helmet on cleanly.
What would you do differently?:

Practice a little more with aero helmet.
  • 46m 7s
  • 16 miles
  • 20.82 mile/hr

Climbs really hurt my pace.
What would you do differently?:

Need to put more time in the saddle. But was hard so far this year with all the rain.
Transition 2
  • 00m 56s

Should have been a little faster.
  • 21m 59s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 07m 05s  min/mile

Cramped for the first .5 miles. Had trouble breathing on second half.
What would you do differently?:

Practice running off the bike more. Especially harder runs for short period.
Post race
Event comments:

Great race and well organized. One of my local favorites.

Last updated: 2011-05-24 12:00 AM
00:07:13 | 500 yards | 01m 26s / 100yards
Age Group: 1/22
Overall: 4/594
Performance: Good
Suit: Xterra Sleeveless
Course: Triangle around 2 buoys.
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 62F / 17C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 01:34
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
00:46:07 | 16 miles | 20.82 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/22
Overall: 28/594
Performance: Average
Wind: Little
Course: Rolling with some fast downhills and two tough climbs.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Below average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks:
Time: 00:56
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:21:59 | 03.1 miles | 07m 05s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/22
Overall: 63/594
Performance: Below average
Course: Flat Rail trail. Shadded.
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? No
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5