Montauk Point Lighthouse Sprint Triathlon - Triathlon

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Montauk, New York
United States
Montauk Lighthouse
70F / 21C
Total Time = 1h 37m 6s
Overall Rank = 151/431
Age Group = m60-64
Age Group Rank = 4/12
Pre-race routine:

Get up 4:30 then had cup coffee and honey stinger waffle before heading to t1 then to t2
Event warmup:

get wetsuit on and do some swimming. Then swam out to swim start, which was a in deep water start. water was rough and we would be swimming against a strong current.
  • 29m 57s
  • 880 yards
  • 03m 24s / 100 yards

Time was terrible but this was a good swim for me. the current was very strong and I caught up with people in the 2 waves ahead of me. I had no problems breathing I was just slow. I have a gliding type swim stroke not good for a strong current.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 01m 46s

good t1
What would you do differently?:

  • 39m 38s
  • 14 miles
  • 21.19 mile/hr

great bike my fastest doing this race. Pushed it right from start and strong finish on hills.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 2
  • 01m 20s

got stuck in single lane to dismount behind very slow moving racer, this cost me some time. didn't know where to exit for run cost me couple seconds.
What would you do differently?:

Know where the run exit is.
  • 24m 26s
  • 5 kms
  • 04m 53s  min/km

Ran decent race, started slow after hard swim and bike but picked up pace after 1st 1/2 mile and finished strong.
What would you do differently?:

needed more distance in my training but couldn't due to hip injury. Happy with my time.
Post race
Warm down:

drink some water and had some fruit and watermelon was great.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

tough currents in swim and injury to hip in training.

Event comments:

This is a really great race. There is no better finish then the run up the hill to the Montauk Lighthouse.

Last updated: 2013-07-10 12:00 AM
00:29:57 | 880 yards | 03m 24s / 100yards
Age Group: 6/12
Overall: 0/431
Performance: Good
Suit: snyerg
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 70F / 21C Current: High
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 01:46
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
00:39:38 | 14 miles | 21.19 mile/hr
Age Group: 3/12
Overall: 0/431
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:20
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:24:26 | 05 kms | 04m 53s  min/km
Age Group: 2/12
Overall: 0/431
Performance: Good
Course: rolling hills and flat
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
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