Emmett's Most Excellent Triathlon - TriathlonOlympic

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Emmett, Idaho
United States
94F / 34C
Total Time = 3h 14m 59s
Overall Rank = 149/184
Age Group = 25-29
Age Group Rank = 14/16
Pre-race routine:

Ate some at the hotel, and drove to the race. We were pushing being late and I only got to setup my bike transition and not the run. My wife took care of the run transition
Event warmup:

Got in the water and swam to the start. Took a hammer gel before jumping in
  • 36m 11s
  • 1640 yards
  • 02m 13s / 100 yards

I had a good swim. I was surprised where I ended up, in the middle to front middle of the pack. I haven't been in a pool (for more than 15 mins) in a long time
What would you do differently?:

Umm actually train before the race.
Transition 1
  • 03m 21s

T1 had some problems. I dropped my spare tube and had to run get it back.
What would you do differently?:

I realized that I had not setup well, I forgot to turn on my GPS before the race, I didn't have my HRM strap on, and I didn't put my gel by my bike.
  • 1h 27m 52s
  • 24.85 miles
  • 16.97 mile/hr

What a crappy bike. The first part of it was fine, but I got passed by so many people. Towards the end without my gels I was dying. I also had my chain come off going up a hill when trying to get into my small ring. Not a great day on the bike.
What would you do differently?:

Need more miles on the bike recently. Have gel and be aero more often.
Transition 2
  • 02m 57s

Not great. Rack was too full, I had to get told where it was since I wasn't the one who set it up, and my wife forgot to put my arm strap for my GPS there
What would you do differently?:

Get there much earlier and setup better.
  • 1h 04m 37s
  • 6.21 miles
  • 10m 24s  min/mile

My first lap was good. I'm surprised how slow my run was. I thought I did well but I guess I really slowed down at the end
What would you do differently?:

Run more.
Post race
Warm down:

I hurt, bad. Ate a burrito and some fruit and sat down.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Lack of training and preparation.

Event comments:

Even when I suck, this is such a good race.

Last updated: 2006-12-23 12:00 AM
00:36:11 | 1640 yards | 02m 13s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/16
Overall: 0/184
Performance: Good
Suit: DeSoto T1
Course: Out and back course
Start type: Deep Water Plus:
Water temp: 68F / 20C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 03:21
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
01:27:52 | 24.85 miles | 16.97 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/16
Overall: 0/184
Performance: Below average
Wind: Little
Course: A hilly course that was on some smooth and some rougher roads through the country.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Too hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 02:57
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Below average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
01:04:37 | 06.21 miles | 10m 24s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/16
Overall: 0/184
Performance: Below average
Course: Two laps on roads and in a park
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below average
Mental exertion [1-5] 2
Physical exertion [1-5] 1
Good race? No
Course challenge Too hard
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5