Black Bear Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Lehighton, Pennsylvania
United States
CGI Racing
75F / 24C
Total Time = 2h 17m 14s
Overall Rank = 274/330
Age Group = 45/49
Age Group Rank = 31/35
Pre-race routine:

Up a 5;00am, packed truck, stopped at diner for coffie and a muffin. Arrived at race @ 5:45. Got numbered, Racked bike and layed out gear.
Event warmup:

Lt streaching, 10min warmup swim
  • 17h 44m
  • 750 meters
  • 2h 21m 52s / 100 meters

Hard getting HR down frist 200m, after frist turn, swim OK.
What would you do differently?:

Add a few more swims in 2 weeks prior to race. Swim at race speed
Transition 1
  • 01m 9s

Long run out of T1,
What would you do differently?:

  • 1h 21m 25s
  • 18 miles
  • 13.27 mile/hr

Felt better then last season, attacted hills better, however I got cought on the last hill @ mile 16 (gear shifting) had to dismount and walk 80yr. Not to happy.
What would you do differently?:

Ride the full course prior to race
Transition 2
  • 01m 17s

What would you do differently?:

  • 36m 7s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 11m 39s  min/mile

Ran OK should of pushed harder, worried about calf injury
What would you do differently?:

Push harder
Post race
Warm down:

Water, not enough strenching

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Hills and more hills

Event comments:

Very good race CGI is awesome,

Last updated: 2009-02-12 12:00 AM
17:44:00 | 750 meters | 2h 21m 52s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/35
Overall: 378/330
Performance: Below average
Suit: Yes
Course: Wadding start - bouys to right, out 3 , turn rt, turn rt again, lf at next bouy and swim in
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 68F / 20C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Average Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 01:09
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
01:21:25 | 18 miles | 13.27 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/35
Overall: 0/330
Performance: Average
Wind: Little
Course: Too many hills,
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 66
Turns: Good Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:17
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:36:07 | 03.1 miles | 11m 39s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/35
Overall: 0/330
Performance: Average
Course: Trail mixed with hard pavment and asphault
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
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