Turner Valley Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Turner Valley, Alberta
22C / 72F
Total Time = 1h 05m 54s
Overall Rank = 4/177
Age Group = M40-49
Age Group Rank = 3/17
Pre-race routine:

No taper just mid week race to get some intensity.
  • 09m 48s
  • 500 meters
  • 01m 58s / 100 meters

Simple 20 lengths in the outdoor pool with a bit of running to the mats. Under 10 mins for the actually swimming so good enough.

Transition 1
  • 02m 8s
  • 34m 7s
  • 20 kms
  • 35.17 km/hr

Focused on keeping as steady as possible with the climbs and descents (still ranged up to 65 km/hr). Wind wasn't terrible but present.

What would you do differently?:

Push harder

Transition 2
  • 01m 26s
  • 18m 28s
  • 5 kms
  • 03m 41s  min/km

Fastest run split in the race, left a bit too much on the bike I guess.

Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

No deviation from IM training plan just dumped the race in the middle of the week.

Event comments:

Super organized, the results actually were posted (unlike the Oly 2 weeks ago).

A good little short course race with some of the faster guys coming out.

Last updated: 2015-07-01 12:00 AM
00:09:48 | 500 meters | 01m 58s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/17
Overall: 0/177
Performance: Average
Course: Outdoor pool which Garmin doesn't deal with very well.
Start type: Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 02:08
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
00:34:07 | 20 kms | 35.17 km/hr
Age Group: 0/17
Overall: 0/177
Performance: Good
NP: 216 W
Wind: Some
Course: Out and back in the mountains - 390m of elevation change.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 88
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:26
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:18:28 | 05 kms | 03m 41s  min/km
Age Group: 1/17
Overall: 1/177
Performance: Good
3:53 min/km pace
Course: Run's a bit short (4.76) just an out and back along the path, but it's got quite a climb on the way back.
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: Below average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4