Ironman Florida - TriathlonFull Ironman

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Panama City Beach, Florida
United States
World Triathlon Corporation
60F / 16C
Total Time = 15h 02m 50s
Overall Rank = 2348/2680
Age Group = 49-50
Age Group Rank = 93/101
Pre-race routine:

Same as usual.
Event warmup:

  • 00m
  • 3800 meters
  • / 100 meters

Swim cancelled due to currents.
What would you do differently?:

Practice swims were not that great so I am glad the swim was cancelled. Next race will be in fresh water.
Transition 1
  • 00m

We were sent back to get ready for the bike start.
  • 8h 42m 28s
  • 112 miles
  • 12.86 mile/hr

We did a time trial start. Since my number was in the high 1500's I loss some riding time. The wind was very tough.
Transition 2
  • 14m 12s

I had a chance to relax, stretch and some great advise from the volunteers.
What would you do differently?:

Go faster.
  • 6h 06m 50s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 14m  min/mile

It was a nice run in the dark. I didn't even need to use my head lamp. My body cooperated, thanks goodness.
Post race
Warm down:

Felt like crap and wanted to just go to bed.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

I am too slow and too old for this!

Event comments:

For my first Ironman, this was pretty cool. Saw one more BT out there which was great!

Last updated: 2013-10-30 12:00 AM
00:00:00 | 3800 meters | / 100meters
Age Group: 101/101
Overall: 2476/2680
swim cancelled
Suit: yes
Course: Salt water with jelly fish, sting rays and fish.
Start type: Plus:
Water temp: 55F / 13C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 00:00
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
08:42:28 | 112 miles | 12.86 mile/hr
Age Group: 93/101
Overall: 2348/2680
Performance: Average
Wind: Strong with gusts
Course: Flat with some over passes.
Road: Smooth  Cadence: 80
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 14:12
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Below average
Racking bike Below average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
06:06:50 | 26.2 miles | 14m  min/mile
Age Group: 0/101
Overall: 0/2680
Performance: Average
Course: Flat and fun.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
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] 4