Ford Ironman 70.3 California - Triathlon1/2 Ironman

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Oceanside, California
United States
Ironman North America
80F / 27C
Total Time = 6h 08m 43s
Overall Rank = 1214/2115
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 202/313
Pre-race routine:

Bananna, Muffin, G2 and Sprts Gel...slight Stretch
Event warmup:

  • 40m 37s
  • 2112 yards
  • 01m 55s / 100 yards

overall bad rythm
What would you do differently?:

slower at the beginning...higher elbow
Transition 1
  • 06m 27s

need to work and practice
What would you do differently?:

Practice and study tips
  • 3h 07m
  • 56 miles
  • 17.97 mile/hr

too hard on bike with not enough drinking andf gels depleted my run completely
Transition 2
  • 03m 11s

See T1
What would you do differently?:

See T1
  • 2h 11m
  • 13.1 miles
  • 10m  min/mile

Blew run after too hard pace and poor nutrition on bike
What would you do differently?:

Pace Bike and continue to drink..salt tabs
Post race
Event comments:

Overall Great experience learned alot

Last updated: 2008-12-21 12:00 AM
00:40:37 | 2112 yards | 01m 55s / 100yards
Age Group: 231/313
Overall: 1408/2115
Performance: Below average
Suit: Wet Suit
Course: Bay Swim...poor visibility on return
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 59F / 15C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Below average
Time: 06:27
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Bad
03:07:00 | 56 miles | 17.97 mile/hr
Age Group: 209/313
Overall: 1219/2115
Wind: Little
Course: Rolling Hills with one or two big hills
Road: Smooth  Cadence: 75
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Too hard Drinks: Not enough
Time: 03:11
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Below average
Racking bike Below average
Shoe and helmet removal Below average
02:11:00 | 13.1 miles | 10m  min/mile
Age Group: 203/313
Overall: 1214/2115
Performance: Below average
Course: Flat
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 2
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] 5