Alabama Coastal Triathlon - TriathlonOlympic

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Gulf Shores/Orange Beach, Alabama
United States
Team Magic
Total Time = 1h 56m 10s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group = 25-29
Age Group Rank = 5/8
Pre-race routine:

Got up 4:20. Ate bagel,granola bar, drank powerade and left from the house 5am
Event warmup:

Jogged a little on the beach, splashed water on myself. The usual no warm up
  • 14m 45s
  • 914 meters
  • 01m 37s / 100 meters

First 200m was good felt comfortable, then a little panic set in. I don't know why but the next 200m was a struggle. Then all of a sudden I felt really good and pushed thru the finish. I felt great after the swim. This was my best swim to date!!!
What would you do differently?:

Try not to panic in the middle.
Transition 1
  • 02m 22s

I did not think this was bad, but I came in slower than the rest of my age group.
What would you do differently?:

Speed it up
  • 59m 2s
  • 20 miles
  • 20.33 mile/hr

Kept speed over 20mph, but still lost 3-4 minutes on the bike. Coming back over the bridge from a standstill was tough. I was pretty happy with the bike until the state park loop. Thats when I fatigued and dropped to 18-19mph.
What would you do differently?:

Get on the bike more. Can't miss the long rides.
Transition 2
  • 01m 27s

Not a very good Transition. I was 7/8. I tried to get feet out of shoes but could not and went down the wrong area.
What would you do differently?:

Work on getting feet out of shoes and dismounting bike
  • 38m 32s
  • 4.7 miles
  • 08m 12s  min/mile

Felt great running. Best run in any tri.
What would you do differently?:

Get faster.
Post race
Warm down:

Hurry up and clean up so that I could get back to Mobile for Jacob's party.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Need to speed the running up

Event comments:

This is a very well put together race. Team Magic did a great job. The course was on the easy side today, but it could be alot harder depending on waves/wind. GREAT RACE

Last updated: 2007-04-24 12:00 AM
00:14:45 | 914 meters | 01m 37s / 100meters
Age Group: 5/8
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Course: Out 300m right turn 400m with current right tunr 300m in
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Good Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:22
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
00:59:02 | 20 miles | 20.33 mile/hr
Age Group: 6/8
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: Out to Perdido bridge, under and back over bridge. Then to state park, one loop and back.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 90
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:27
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Bad
Jumping off bike Bad
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Below average
Shoe and helmet removal Below average
00:38:32 | 04.7 miles | 08m 12s  min/mile
Age Group: 7/8
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Course: Out and back. Found out right before they shortened the run
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:
Race evaluation [1-5] 5