Ironman 70.3 St. George - Triathlon1/2 Ironman

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St. George, Utah
United States
World Triathlon Corporation
86F / 30C
Total Time = 7h 44m 20s
Overall Rank = 1906/2277
Age Group = 35-39
Age Group Rank = 292/327
Pre-race routine:

Stretch and ran a little.
  • 41m 10s
  • 2112 yards
  • 01m 57s / 100 yards

Very good swim for me. Felt like I sighted really well on inside line of buoys. tried some drafting and it seemed to work.
What would you do differently?:

Swim a little harder. Learn to draft better.
Transition 1
  • 06m 30s

Wetsuit strippers were awesome. Took my time in transition to get my bearing. A little dizzy getting out of the water. Took some pictures in T1.
What would you do differently?:

not much.
  • 3h 53m 22s
  • 56 miles
  • 14.40 mile/hr

Loved the bike ! Felt awesome.
What would you do differently?:

Train more for the hills. Even though I did a lot !!!!
Transition 2
  • 04m 47s
  • 2h 58m 31s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 13m 38s  min/mile

Hardest course ever. The hills are so tough.
What would you do differently?:

Train for more hills.
Post race
Warm down:


What limited your ability to perform faster:

Being over weight

Event comments:

Super tough but loved it. Glad I can say I did it. Hopefully every other race will seem a little easier after completing this one as my first 70.3 !!!!

Last updated: 2013-11-27 12:00 AM
00:41:10 | 2112 yards | 01m 57s / 100yards
Age Group: 188/327
Overall: 1254/2277
Performance: Good
Suit: Xterra
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 61F / 16C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Average Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 06:30
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
03:53:22 | 56 miles | 14.40 mile/hr
Age Group: 296/327
Overall: 1494/2277
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: Beautiful course. Would love to ride it again some day. My favorite part of the race. Loved racing down SR19 with some other triathletes. Hit about 43 MPH. Did blow a tire completely so lost about 20 minutes. It was awesome that they gave me a n new tube and tire. Love SRAM !!!!!
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 04:47
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
02:58:31 | 13.1 miles | 13m 38s  min/mile
Age Group: 292/327
Overall: 1918/2277
Performance: Below average
Course: Very hard. Didn't have much left in the legs.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
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] 4