Big George Triathlon - Triathlon

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Lake George, New York
United States
80F / 27C
Total Time = 6h 59m 19s
Overall Rank = 185/212
Age Group = 50-54
Age Group Rank = 9/11
Pre-race routine:

I didn't get nearly as much sleep as I would have like, for many reasons.
  • 44m 11s
  • 2112 yards
  • 02m 05s / 100 yards

I had a good, quality swim.
What would you do differently?:

I need to stay closer to the buoys. I strayed a bit, and that added to my time.
Transition 1
  • 03m 3s
  • 3h 37m 22s
  • 56 miles
  • 15.46 mile/hr

Slower than Steelhead but faster than Syracuse.
Transition 2
  • 02m 13s
  • 2h 32m 39s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 11m 39s  min/mile

What would you do differently?:

Not sure, I'm trying to figure out what went wrong.
Post race
Event comments:

I really enjoyed this race, even though I didn't do as well as expected. I probably won't be back, since we try to do one-and-done big races. Plus, I had trouble sleeping through the partying and it was too touristy for my taste.

Last updated: 2013-07-23 12:00 AM
00:44:11 | 2112 yards | 02m 05s / 100yards
Age Group: 5/11
Overall: 11/212
Course: Straight out, a little turn, and straight back
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 73F / 23C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Good
Time: 03:03
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
03:37:22 | 56 miles | 15.46 mile/hr
Age Group: 8/11
Overall: 11/212
Performance: Average
Wind: None
Course: beautiful, a few tough spots. This just isn't my strength
Road: Smooth  Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 02:13
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
02:32:39 | 13.1 miles | 11m 39s  min/mile
Age Group: 9/11
Overall: 11/212
Performance: Below average
Course: uphills at the beginning of each loop really threw me; the downhills, however, were great.
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 Too hard
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 5