Toyota Redondo Beach Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Redondo Beach, California
United States
TC Tri Productions, LLC
Total Time = 1h 04m 36s
Overall Rank = 248/449
Age Group = Clydes
Age Group Rank = 24/41
Pre-race routine:

Wake up, drink some gatorade, have a breakfast bar and head on down there
Event warmup:

Walk around, stretch, light swim (not a big warm-up guy). General nerves
  • 25m 11s
  • 879 yards
  • 02m 52s / 100 yards

Whoa, horrible swim...I think my wetsuit (borrowed) might have been too tight, too many nerves, not enough OWS and the need for me to be in better shape caused me to lose ALL of my breath by the time I cleared the waves
What would you do differently?:

Train more!
Transition 1
  • 00m

Included in the bike transition. Was fairly quick, even managed to put on some sunblock and off I go
What would you do differently?:

Maybe skip the sunblock for a race this quick/overcast, practice transitions a little more
  • 22m
  • 6 miles
  • 16.36 mile/hr

I did alright on lap 1, lap 2 I got stuck in high gear coming out of the "hole" and it cost me going up that hill. Really not that bad for a bike
What would you do differently?:

Push it a little more
Transition 2
  • 00m

I did not have clip-in pedals, so T2 was a snap, rack bike, take off helmet and off I went!
What would you do differently?:

Maybe some gu? Never tried it, it might have helped with the dead legs during the run
  • 17m 25s
  • 2 miles
  • 08m 43s  min/mile

I was a bit slow the first 8 minutes and it cost me time, but I think my legs got their first real "wobble" feel even though I had done bricks before. Still, was great to finish!
What would you do differently?:

Wear sunglasses, sunglasses hide the pain
Post race
Warm down:

Walk around a lot, drink a ton, get some breakfast at El Torrito

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Not enough training

Event comments:

Would love to do it next year and shave 10 minutes off my time. I think it is possible if I can get that swim better

Last updated: 2007-07-07 12:00 AM
00:25:11 | 879 yards | 02m 52s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/41
Overall: 0/449
Performance: Below average
Start type: Run Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Bad Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Below average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 00:00
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
00:22:00 | 06 miles | 16.36 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/41
Overall: 0/449
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 00:00
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:17:25 | 02 miles | 08m 43s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/41
Overall: 0/449
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Course challenge
Events on-time?
Lots of volunteers?
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities:
Race evaluation [1-5]