Lavaman Waikoloa Triathlon - TriathlonOlympic

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
United States
Lavaman Triathlon
80F / 27C
Total Time = 2h 28m 20s
Overall Rank = 93/1100
Age Group = 50-54
Age Group Rank = 3/54
Pre-race routine:

got up around 4:30am. the usual OJ, banana, coffee, clif bar..sunscreened up.
Event warmup:

rode to transition, quick beach run
  • 29m 25s
  • 1640 yards
  • 01m 47s / 100 yards

wind kicked up right before the start, by the time my wave took off, the swells had started affecting the course fairly heavily. made navigation more difficult. lots of swimmers having problems.
Transition 1
  • 02m 12s

ok T1, nothing great
  • 1h 08m 8s
  • 24.85 miles
  • 21.88 mile/hr

decent bike, could've pushed a bit harder on the first half
Transition 2
  • 01m 5s

decent T1
  • 47m 31s
  • 6.21 miles
  • 07m 39s  min/mile

felt ok on the run, may have negative split, as I picked it up considerably by mile 3.
Post race
Warm down:

walk around, eat and drink.

Event comments:

excellent race, well organized and fun after race party!

Last updated: 2013-03-26 12:00 AM
00:29:25 | 1640 yards | 01m 47s / 100yards
Age Group: 4/54
Overall: 171/1100
Performance: Good
Suit: 2 piece tri
Course: counter clockwise loop
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 74F / 23C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 02:12
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed:
01:08:08 | 24.85 miles | 21.88 mile/hr
Age Group: 2/54
Overall: 89/1100
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: out and back
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 95
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:05
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:47:31 | 06.21 miles | 07m 39s  min/mile
Age Group: 5/54
Overall: 140/1100
Performance: Good
Course: mix of mostly road, some rocky trail, and sand to the finish.
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5