Finger Lakes Triathlon - Sprint Distance - TriathlonSprint

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Canandaigua, New York
United States
Mary M Gooley Hemophilia Center
70F / 21C
Total Time = 1h 40m
Overall Rank = 63/209
Age Group = 15-19
Age Group Rank = 3/7
Pre-race routine:

Got up at 5:00 a.m. ate a half of a whole wheat bagel with jelly and had a chai tea. Got to the race, set my bike up in the transition area, got into my wet suite, kept on sweats and a fleece to keep warm
Event warmup:

Put my feet in the water
  • 15h 15m
  • 792 yards
  • 1h 55m 34s / 100 yards

The swim was definitely the most difficult part, this was my first triathlon and I had never swam in open water before. I got in the pool for the first time since the summer to swim two days before the race.
What would you do differently?:

Practiced swimming more, in the pool and in open water
Transition 1
  • 00m

transition was definitely difficult, was unable to find my bike at first, taking the wetsuit off while running is definitely a good idea! my wetsuit was off before i even got to the transition area
What would you do differently?:

i would have known where my bike was!
  • 54m
  • 13 miles
  • 14.44 mile/hr

I was borrowing a friends bike and had no idea of how to change the gears, i rode in one gear the entire ride!
What would you do differently?:

i would have been more comfortable with the bike that i was on
Transition 2
  • 00m

hard transition
  • 24m
  • 3.1 miles
  • 07m 44s  min/mile

i was soooooo excited to get my running shoes on! This is my forte, i might have gone out a little too fast because i was soooo excited, but the adrenaline just kept me going!
Post race
Warm down:

stretched out a little

What limited your ability to perform faster:

my bike and my swim

Event comments:

this was a great beginning race! i loved every momment of it and am definitely hooked! I just wish triathlon registrations were not so expensive!

Last updated: 2007-09-25 12:00 AM
15:15:00 | 792 yards | 1h 55m 34s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/7
Overall: 0/209
Performance: Average
Suit: yes
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 70F / 21C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Below average Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 00:00
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
00:54:00 | 13 miles | 14.44 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/7
Overall: 0/209
Wind: Little
Course: Very nice, a few rolling hills in the beginning, flat for a while and then all downhill
Road: Smooth  Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Bad Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Not enough
Time: 00:00
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:24:00 | 03.1 miles | 07m 44s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/7
Overall: 0/209
Performance: Good
Course: VERY NICE!
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
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] 4