Smithfield Sprint Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Smithfield, Virginia
United States
71F / 22C
Total Time = 1h 15m
Overall Rank = 211/286
Age Group = 30-35
Age Group Rank = 20/21
  • 07m 21s
  • 328 yards
  • 02m 14s / 100 yards

My swimming needs some work.. i my join a tri club to help will swimming
What would you do differently?:

I would spent more time on swim technique.
Transition 1
  • 02m 2s

i was really winded from the swim. i was very indecisive about wearing socks or not. I felt i took to long
What would you do differently?:

I would practice the transition.. i would have my mind made up about socks, jersey, etc
  • 35m 25s
  • 10 miles
  • 16.94 mile/hr

the switch from the swim to bike was very challenging. i need to work on cadence
What would you do differently?:

my training on the bike needs to increase and add some hills..
Transition 2
  • 01m 47s

this transition felt somewhat easier because i was breathing better
What would you do differently?:

pick up the pace exiting the bike..
  • 30m 2s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 09m 40s  min/mile

during the run i was pretty relaxed.. my legs took about a half mile to loosen for the bike ride.
What would you do differently?:

I would have picked up the pace a little earlier. i held back, because going back to the finish line was uphill.
Post race
Warm down:

i did some stretching.. and i took a cool shower when i got home

What limited your ability to perform faster:

lack of knowledge in race preperation... psyched myself out

Event comments:

it was my first race... didn't have to many expectations... the coordination of the race was great.. it was a good time... this is a race i will continue to do

Last updated: 2007-03-28 12:00 AM
00:07:21 | 328 yards | 02m 14s / 100yards
Age Group: 21/21
Overall: 142/286
Performance: Below average
Suit: none
Course: the swim was in a pool
Start type: Inside Pool Plus: Shot
Water temp: 84F / 29C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Below average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 02:02
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Below average
00:35:25 | 10 miles | 16.94 mile/hr
Age Group: 16/21
Overall: 133/286
Performance: Average
heart rate was up pretty high.
Wind: Some
Course: the course hilly and full of curves. the final hill was a killer,
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 90
Turns: Good Cornering:
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:47
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Bad
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:30:02 | 03.11 miles | 09m 40s  min/mile
Age Group: 20/21
Overall: 149/286
Performance: Below average
i felt pretty relaxed in the run... HR was about normal
Course: there was some hills throughout the course.. the beginning of the run was pretty much downhill (gradual grade changes)
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below average
Mental exertion [1-5] 2
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 5