Ironman 70.3 Hawaii - Triathlon

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Kohala Coast, Hawaii
United States
World Triathlon Corporation
Total Time = 8h 31m 15s
Overall Rank = 1445/1936
Age Group = 35-39
Age Group Rank = 144/198
  • 52m 47s
  • 2112 yards
  • 02m 30s / 100 yards
Transition 1
  • 07m 20s
What would you do differently?:

Little more sense of urgency :)
  • 4h 30m 15s
  • 56 miles
  • 12.43 mile/hr

Got killed on the bike course. Just not prepared for the wind and the rollers. Nutrition was bad and I cramped so bad at one point had to get off the bike.
What would you do differently?:

Train more.
Transition 2
  • 05m 25s
  • 2h 55m 28s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 13m 23s  min/mile

Just happy I made it onto the run course and finished.
What would you do differently?:

Run with socks next time - blisters suck
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

sickness, lack of training

Event comments:

A great race and really one I want another shot at. For my first HIM, mistakes were made, consequences were paid. Such an iconic venue with great people and a wonderful course. I'll be back.

Last updated: 2012-10-09 12:00 AM
00:52:47 | 2112 yards | 02m 30s / 100yards
Age Group: 136/198
Overall: 1303/1936
Performance: Average
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Bad
Waves: Average Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 07:20
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Below average
04:30:15 | 56 miles | 12.43 mile/hr
Age Group: 144/198
Overall: 1462/1936
Performance: Bad
Wind: Strong with gusts
Course: Rolling hills with plenty of wind of course
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills: Below average
Race pace: Too hard Drinks: Too much
Time: 05:25
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
02:55:28 | 13.1 miles | 13m 23s  min/mile
Age Group: 144/198
Overall: 1445/1936
Performance: Below average
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Bad
Mental exertion [1-5] 2
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Ok
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