Ironman USA Lake Placid - TriathlonFull Ironman

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Lake Placid, New York
United States
Ironman North America
66F / 19C
Total Time = 10h 40m 17s
Overall Rank = 148/2256
Age Group = M18-24
Age Group Rank = 4/37
Pre-race routine:

Sleep. Eat. Sleep. Eat.
Event warmup:

Stood in the rain with Courtney and Scott.
  • 59m 20s
  • 4224 yards
  • 01m 24s / 100 yards

Gun go boom. Swam. Rained. Swam. Got out, ran over the mat, and jumped back in. Swam. Rained. Got out and ran.
What would you do differently?:

Sub 1hr! Whoo.
Transition 1
  • 04m 41s

Nice T1 for Lake Placid.
What would you do differently?:

Put my aero helmet on forwards.
  • 5h 48m 40s
  • 112 miles
  • 19.27 mile/hr

Flatted at mile 2.4561. Jacked around for about 10-20 mins while standing on the side of the road while 5 bazillion people passed me at the speeed of sound.

Climbed a hill, went down a hill, ate gels, Repeat.

Second lap sucked and I just wanted to run a marathon.
What would you do differently?:

Not flat.
Transition 2
  • 03m 25s

Not too shabby.
What would you do differently?:

  • 3h 44m 11s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 08m 34s  min/mile

First lap pace was 7:57. Second half pace was something like 9:09s. Yeaaaaaa. That was totally planned...

ok I lie.

On the upside I ran in shoes w/ 2 miles on them.

What would you do differently?:

I hate this question.
Post race
Warm down:


What limited your ability to perform faster:

Was over trained.

Event comments:

Lake Placid is the best Ironman out there.

My 4th Ironman. 2nd Lake Placid.

Last updated: 2008-07-24 12:00 AM
00:59:20 | 4224 yards | 01m 24s / 100yards
Age Group: 5/37
Overall: 135/2256
Performance: Good
Suit: Birthday.
Course: 2 loop pool swim.
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Shot
Water temp: 66F / 19C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Good Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 04:41
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
05:48:40 | 112 miles | 19.27 mile/hr
Age Group: 4/37
Overall: 218/2256
Performance: Good
Wind: Some with gusts
Course: Hilly. Pretty hill. Pretty.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 12
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Below average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 03:25
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
03:44:11 | 26.2 miles | 08m 34s  min/mile
Age Group: 4/37
Overall: 148/2256
Performance: Good
Course: Hilly w/ chalk on the streets.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %56
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5