Ironman Lake Placid - TriathlonFull Ironman

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Lake Placid, New York
United States
World Triathlon Corporation
80F / 27C
Total Time = 12h 09m 6s
Overall Rank = 355/2300
Age Group = 50-54
Age Group Rank = 31/275
Pre-race routine:

nothing really
Event warmup:

  • 1h 26m 24s
  • 4224 yards
  • 02m 03s / 100 yards

Started with later pack. Swam easy. Probably lost 4-5 minutes by starting in late group....maybe..
What would you do differently?:

Not much. If i worked on better swim pace, i might go earlier and wait in the 1:10 group i guess
Transition 1
  • 08m 33s

normal crowded T1
What would you do differently?:

Maybe go earlier in swim to not be as crowded...
  • 6h 08m 46s
  • 112 miles
  • 18.22 mile/hr

Rode at a VERY easy pace
What would you do differently?:

Not much...but pick up effort about 10%
Transition 2
  • 08m 7s

Normal IM transition. Changed socks and greased feet up etc.
What would you do differently?:

Not much. I could still move a little quicker.
  • 4h 17m 17s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 09m 49s  min/mile

Easy run all day. Kept Hr around 130 all day. Ibuprofen at beginning and middle.
What would you do differently?:

Pick up pace about 10%
Post race
Warm down:


What limited your ability to perform faster:

Just not much long training

Event comments:

Best Ironman Destination Race IMO....... I'll be back for my last time (racing) next year to hopefully get my legacy Kona spot validated.
This was my 12th Ironman

Last updated: 2019-07-31 12:00 AM
01:26:24 | 4224 yards | 02m 03s / 100yards
Age Group: 154/275
Overall: 1473/2300
Performance: Average
Suit: Full Maverick
Start type: Wade Plus: Time Trial
Water temp: 74F / 23C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 08:33
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
06:08:46 | 112 miles | 18.22 mile/hr
Age Group: 59/275
Overall: 493/2300
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: Normal hilly course. Nothing bad but plenty of wind this year and it started early
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 81
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 08:07
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal Good
04:17:17 | 26.2 miles | 09m 49s  min/mile
Age Group: 31/275
Overall: 355/2300
Performance: Good
134 bpm
Course: Hilly Out and Back ...2 Loops
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5