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Oakdale "Spring Classic" Duathlon - Duathlon


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Oakdale, Minnesota
United States
Vacation Sports
50F / 10C
Overcast
Total Time = 1h 44m 21s
Overall Rank = 244/332
Age Group = F30-34
Age Group Rank = 21/37
Run
  • 26m 9s
  • 3 miles
  • 08m 43s  min/mile
Comments:

Felt pretty strong, but I knew this race was going to take everything I had. Even from the beginning.
What would you do differently?:

Train more
Transition 1
  • 01m 36s
Comments:

I didn't really try to be quick. I just wanted a clean transition, to get everything I needed, and get my composure back together. Mission accomplished.
What would you do differently?:

Hustle a bit more, as always.
Bike
  • 45m 53s
  • 13.5 miles
  • 17.65 mile/hr
Comments:

I think I did very well overall. We ran into a train and with slow down, wait, and speed up I'm sure I lost a minute. I felt POWERFUL on the flats and did fine on the hills. I passed a ton of people I think.
What would you do differently?:

Train more
Transition 2
  • 01m 39s
Comments:

Walked a bit more than I should have, probably. Oh well
Run
  • 29m 7s
  • 3 miles
  • 09m 43s  min/mile
Comments:

I stopped at the potty :) It was a tough run, and I ran slowly. So there. I tend to leave everything on the bike course and I am still working on that.
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

I had let my training slide. I make decisions that leave me with a mediocre race. I wasn't particularly into this race either, although I would have liked to have done just a bit better than last year...

Event comments:

Better organized feeling than last year, that's for sure. All in all everthing was fine. I just don't care for this particular race.




Last updated: 2007-12-14 12:00 AM
Running
00:26:09 | 03 miles | 08m 43s  min/mile
Age Group: 21/37
Overall: 246/332
Performance: Good
Course: Rolling mini-hills around the park reserve
Keeping cool Drinking
T1
Time: 01:36
Overall: Average
Run with bike? Average
Jump on bike?
Getting up to speed and into shoes:
Biking
00:45:53 | 13.5 miles | 17.65 mile/hr
Age Group: 17/37
Overall: 205/332
Performance: Good
Wind:
Course: This course length is always a bit questionable. Last year I went with 13.5, so will do the same for comparison. One big hill to start, lots of rollers, one false flat windy portion around mile 7, more rollers.
Road: Rough Dry Cadence: 85
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
T2
Time: 01:39
Overall:
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
Running
00:29:07 | 03 miles | 09m 43s  min/mile
Age Group: 28/37
Overall: 281/332
Performance:
Course: Same as the first
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Evaluation
Course challenge
Organized?
Events on-time?
Lots of volunteers?
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities:
Race evaluation [1-5]

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2008-05-10 1:30 PM

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Subject: Oakdale "Spring Classic" Duathlon


2008-05-10 2:35 PM
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Subject: RE: Oakdale "Spring Classic" Duathlon
You don't seem overly impressed with this race venue Emily.  Despite that you got the first multisport event done and it looks like a pretty darn good time to me.  Nice job.
2008-05-13 10:44 AM
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Subject: RE: Oakdale "Spring Classic" Duathlon
You're getting speedy on those runs - way to go! 
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