Toyota Redondo Beach Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Redondo Beach, California
United States
TC Tri Productions, LLC
Total Time = 1h 01m 59s
Overall Rank = 150/450
Age Group = Clydesdales
Age Group Rank = 5/40
  • 23m 28s
  • 879 yards
  • 02m 40s / 100 yards

The water was a little murkier than last year, but still a lot nicer than Venice
What would you do differently?:

Swim more! I really had a poor showing in my training for this race due to freaking out about studying for the CFA
Transition 1
  • 02m 4s

I thought it was an alright transition, I probably could have gone faster, but I was trying to get my HR down after the swim.
What would you do differently?:

Not much, just be in better shape!
  • 18m 7s
  • 6 miles
  • 19.87 mile/hr

I am disappointed in my bike time, was hoping to be over 20mph, but I think I let up too much on the hill because I wanted to save my legs a little more
What would you do differently?:

Weigh less!
Transition 2
  • 01m 14s

Was a quick transition, 1:14 for me is not a bad deal :)
What would you do differently?:

Remember to take my helmet off earlier!
  • 18m 5s
  • 2 miles
  • 09m 02s  min/mile

This is where the timing gets really funky, I am guesstimating 18:05 here, but not sure if that is right. I know it should be within that range, so I am going to chance it here :)
What would you do differently?:

TRAIN!!! Weigh less
Post race
Warm down:

Walk around, talk to a few people, drive home and CRASH (was dehydrated and had a bad headache)

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Lack of training/sleep/stress. All things I can correct, but it was definitely a life lesson in how hard it is to maintain fitness and work

Event comments:

All of my times are "Guesstimates" because I am pretty sure the timing chip was off. I know I am somewhere between 58minutes and 1hr 3m. I believe the first few splits are right and just the run is off.

Other than that, it is a great beginner/fun race. Such a unique race in that it is very close to be an anaerobic race with the transitions/short distance and lack of rest! Will look forward to competing next year and not putting in such a poor performance

Last updated: 2008-04-22 12:00 AM
00:23:28 | 879 yards | 02m 40s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/40
Overall: 0/450
Performance: Below average
Suit: Xterra
Course: The course was a basic U, swim north towards the Redondo pier, then turn
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Good Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Average
Time: 02:04
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: No
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
00:18:07 | 06 miles | 19.87 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/40
Overall: 0/450
Performance: Average
Course: Two loops with a small hill on a turn-around. There is also another turn-around which was a little scarier on the second lap
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 85
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Not enough
Time: 01:14
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:18:05 | 02 miles | 09m 02s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/40
Overall: 0/450
Performance: Average
Course: Run around Redondo Beach Pier, through the parking lot and finish at T1
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4