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Valparaiso , Indiana
United States
Valpo Triathlon
73F / 23C
Total Time = 1h 14m 29s
Overall Rank = 78/364
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 8/20
Pre-race routine:

Drive to race
Event warmup:

very little
  • 09m
  • 400 yards
  • 02m 15s / 100 yards

fair swim have done very little swimming so will take it sure i can cut 2 minutes of this time on short course
What would you do differently?:

practice swim more need more pool time
Transition 1
  • 02m 50s

slow but long run on bike before mounting bike rack to close had to pick bike up and carry over other bike blocking lane
What would you do differently?:

mount shoes on bike
  • 38m 51s
  • 12.5 miles
  • 19.31 mile/hr

ok bike
What would you do differently?:

push harder had much more in tank
Transition 2
  • 01m 31s

slow can inprove
  • 22m 8s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 07m 08s  min/mile

good run could cut more time off here in short course like this
What would you do differently?:

push harder had way to much in tank at end
Post race
Event comments:

good race , very good post race food and activites, only chnge I would make is start waves of swim .need to have a wave at start of those who expect to place in ther age groups

Last updated: 2007-07-04 12:00 AM
00:09:00 | 400 yards | 02m 15s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/20
Overall: 0/364
Performance: Below average
Suit: no
Course: out and back
Start type: Dive Plus: Waves
Water temp: 74F / 23C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Average Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 02:50
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Below average
00:38:51 | 12.5 miles | 19.31 mile/hr
Age Group: 8/20
Overall: 0/364
Performance: Below average
Wind: Headwind with gusts
Course: fair course, first mile out stopped to help biker who crashed half mile out. he was hurt blood coming from left eye will need to 10 to 15 stitches plus possible broken collar bone .lost 3/4 miuntes here making sure help was on the way. then back to race. felt good some head winds but felt good
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:31
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:22:08 | 03.1 miles | 07m 08s  min/mile
Age Group: 3/20
Overall: 35/364
Performance: Good
Course: out and back.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Ok
Course challenge Too easy
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4