Yorktown Sprint - TriathlonSprint

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Yorktown, Virginia
United States
Set-Up, LLC
80F / 27C
Total Time = 1h 15m 18s
Overall Rank = 197/334
Age Group = 35-40
Age Group Rank = 49/74
Pre-race routine:

Pasta from Fazoli's. Good stuff.
Event warmup:

Get wet, a little stretching. Enjoyed the Last of the Mohicans music to start
  • 09m 59s
  • 711 yards
  • 01m 24s / 100 yards

Short swim. Seemed crowded. Swam with head up a lot. Could stand at the last buoy. Got out fast and took the inside track. Seemed disappointed exiting but was pleased with the time.
What would you do differently?:

Remember to start watch.
Transition 1
  • 02m 41s

Couple hundred yards from beach to transition area. Good jog, felt shin. took time to dry feet for socks and shoes.
What would you do differently?:

run faster
  • 34m 59s
  • 12 miles
  • 20.58 mile/hr

Paced effort. Held back at the end to prep for the run, seemed to help with cramps.

Still likely need clip ins and aerobars to be level with the field. Top 3rd swim, bottom 3rd bike.
What would you do differently?:

Upgrade bike?
Transition 2
  • 00m 56s

Quick. Rack was close to the entry which helped. Didn't have to run long with the bike.
What would you do differently?:

  • 26m 45s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 08m 36s  min/mile

Good run after transition. Legs loosed up nicely. Was able to race pace without much heat exhaustion. Hill slowed down pace but was able to recover by the turn.
What would you do differently?:

push pace on last half mile.
Post race
Warm down:

Walking to food.

What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

Nice event. Enjoyed the music, announcer, and atmosphere. Nice course in a parklike setting.

Last updated: 2008-06-01 12:00 AM
00:09:59 | 711 yards | 01m 24s / 100yards
Age Group: 20/74
Overall: 74/334
Performance: Average
Suit: No
Course: Short course, could actually stand up at the last buoy.
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 78F / 26C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Average Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 02:41
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
00:34:59 | 12 miles | 20.58 mile/hr
Age Group: 62/74
Overall: 74/334
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: Rolling course, nice trees and shade. A bit crowded.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:56
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:26:45 | 03.11 miles | 08m 36s  min/mile
Age Group: 49/74
Overall: 74/334
Performance: Good
Course: Out and back course with one steep hill.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
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? No
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 5