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New Boston, Michigan
United States
Total Time = 1h 39m 9s
Overall Rank = 97/125
Age Group = Clydesdale
Age Group Rank = 7/14
Pre-race routine:

Had a Strawberry/Banana Protein Shake. Also learned I had a flat tire before the race. This was after I change the flat the night before. I put a new tire on and learned it pushed my tire out which can dangerously close to falling out of fork. Need to get fixed!
Event warmup:

None, just a little soft stretching.
  • 27m 59s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 08m  min/mile

I had a good run.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 01m 6s
  • 40m 32s
  • 12 miles
  • 17.76 mile/hr

I chose to go for efficency oppose to muscle. Use a lower gear to save legs for run.
What would you do differently?:

Pushed a little harder. I wanted to average 18mph.
Transition 2
  • 00m 50s

I felt like this was a good transition.
  • 28m 37s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 09m 12s  min/mile

Started to feel cramps set in at beginning of run. I ran conservative until I felt like the cramp would not come on.
What would you do differently?:

Probably drink more water and not sprint to bike finish.
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

I need to bike more. Running has improved but need to get biking hours in!

Event comments:

Love doing this race to start the season.

Last updated: 2008-02-09 12:00 AM
00:27:59 | 03.11 miles | 08m  min/mile
Age Group: 7/14
Overall: 128/125
Performance: Good
162 bpm average. This is high for me. I was pushing it!
Course: Nice flat course.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Time: 01:06
Overall: Good
Run with bike? Good
Jump on bike? Good
Getting up to speed and into shoes: Good
00:40:32 | 12 miles | 17.76 mile/hr
Age Group: 10/14
Overall: 130/125
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: Flat Course. This was a new course this year due to re-paving of Oakwood Park road.
Road: Smooth  Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:50
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:28:37 | 03.11 miles | 09m 12s  min/mile
Age Group: 5/14
Overall: 125/125
Performance: Good
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
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? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2008-05-03 9:06 PM

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