Gatorade Queensland Tri Series #5 - TriathlonMini Sprint

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Caloundra, Queensland
Total Time = 55m 58s
Overall Rank = 296/697
Age Group = 40 - 44
Age Group Rank = 31/50
Pre-race routine:

breakfast of w/meal muffin with peanut butter and banana.stomach felt uneasy (prerace jitters)
drove 60min to caloundra
usual preparations
Event warmup:

some light running and stretching
  • 07m 28s
  • 400 meters
  • 01m 52s / 100 meters

beach start.crowded first buoy turn.stayed in same position thru swim.finished good
What would you do differently?:

maybe push a little harder
Transition 1
  • 00m
  • 28m 52s
  • 15 kms
  • 31.18 km/hr

started off first 2 x laps good passing some riders then faded on the last lap and they got past me.
locked up rear tyre on first u - turn.nearly lost control.
also 1 guy nearly pushed me into marker cones.pissed me off.
What would you do differently?:

possibly pushing too hard too early.
pace better
Transition 2
  • 00m

nearly racked bike at another position as he had same shoes.spotted mine 3 bikes problem thou.
  • 19m 38s
  • 4 kms
  • 04m 55s  min/km

although i was tired after bike i recovered quick and headed out on the run.legs still feeling heavy but pushed thru it.
happy with less than 5min/km even thou it felt slow and about 6 guys passed me
What would you do differently?:

run more
Post race
Warm down:

slow jog and stretch

What limited your ability to perform faster:

fitness/too slow running

Event comments:

a good race at caloundra.plenty of shade.

Last updated: 2007-01-12 12:00 AM
00:07:28 | 400 meters | 01m 52s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/50
Overall: 0/697
Performance: Average
Suit: no
Course: 1 x lap
Start type: Run Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Rounding: Average
Time: 00:00
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
00:28:52 | 15 kms | 31.18 km/hr
Age Group: 0/50
Overall: 0/697
Wind: Little
Course: 3 x 5km laps
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills:
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:00
Riding w/ feet on shoes Average
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:19:38 | 04 kms | 04m 55s  min/km
Age Group: 0/50
Overall: 0/697
Course: 2km out along winding boardwalk and back along road. some shade kept me a little cooler
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Ok
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities:
Race evaluation [1-5] 4