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St. Anthony's Triathlon - TriathlonOlympic

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St. Petersburg, Florida
United States
St. Anthony's Triathlon
68F / 20C
Total Time = 3h 44m 58s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group = charity
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

coughed up a lung
Event warmup:

walk mile to trans then .82 miles to swim start
  • 51m 18s
  • 1640 yards
  • 03m 08s / 100 yards

No wetsuit - could barely breath with this cold - kept getting slapped by waves.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 00m

Took short breather
  • 1h 25m 48s
  • 24.85 miles
  • 17.38 mile/hr

Kept a good pace. Many people passing without warning and a few on the right. Cool water stop halfway. Stopped at mile 20 to help out a guy with a flat and gave him my fix-a-flat. Took about 4-5 minutes, then got going again.
What would you do differently?:

Kick the jerk who passed on the right.
Transition 2
  • 00m
  • 1h 23m 52s
  • 6.21 miles
  • 13m 31s  min/mile

Legs were dead and breathing was tough with runny nose, but I ran? the whole course except for a few water stops. Stopped to grab my daughter for the finish.
What would you do differently?:

Do longer bricks - stay healthy.
Post race
Warm down:

Walk to VIP tent

What limited your ability to perform faster:

A cold. Was about 45 minutes off of where I should have been.

Event comments:

Was my first Olympic. Wish I felt better, but was determined to finish and I did. Well run race. Raised $ for CAF in the process!

Last updated: 2008-01-21 12:00 AM
00:51:18 | 1640 yards | 03m 08s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Below average
Suit: NONE
Course: Rect
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 75F / 24C Current: High
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Bad Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 00:00
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
01:25:48 | 24.85 miles | 17.38 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:00
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
01:23:52 | 06.21 miles | 13m 31s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Course: Out & Back
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
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

2008-05-12 8:57 AM

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