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Naples Fitness Challenge - Triathlon

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naples, Florida
United States
The bike route
80F / 27C
Total Time = 1h 28m 4s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group = Clydesdale <39
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Walked 0.5 miles from car to transition
Event warmup:

Walk form car to transition and then walked to the start line 2 blocks away. Stretched a bit.
  • 11m 51s
  • 400 meters
  • 02m 58s / 100 meters

The swim was the last segment and i really liked the swim here. The water was calm and little current. It was a very nice swim.
Transition 1
  • 02m 22s

T1 was actually coming in form the run and onto the bike
  • 31m 10s
  • 9.32 miles
  • 17.94 mile/hr

I love the bike in this position, because i am so bad at the run, i passed a bunch of people on the bike and knew i was not anywhere near DFL
Transition 2
  • 02m 4s

This was bike to swim
What would you do differently?:

I forgot my goggles, and swam without them - for 400m it is not that big a deal
  • 40m 36s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 13m 04s  min/mile

I started out with the gorup and looked at my watch and saw a 10minute pace - i knew i couldn't hold that so i puled up to 11:30 and the pack just took off ahead of me - i was dfl. It does not feel good to be there.I had a feeling some other people would be dropping back as hey probably got caught up in the herd pace. Sure enough by 1.5mile i had a little compay, but very little mayeb two or three people. I did as well as i should expect having done veery little training for this one.
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:

Came out of the water and had some beverages and bananas

Event comments:

The postrce party was geld out on the lawn at naples beach hotel which is beautiful. They had a band and a full breakfast buffet done by the hotel - eggs, pancakes, bacon, all served on linens - i was impressed. Too bad i filled up on bananas and couldn't eat the good stuff.

I really enjoyed this race as it was not a complete ballbuster and i was able to enjoy the rest of the day

Last updated: 2008-06-01 12:00 AM
00:11:51 | 400 meters | 02m 58s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Course: Rectangular course
Start type: Run Plus: Shot
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 02:22
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
00:31:10 | 9.32 miles | 17.94 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Course: Very nice course through a neighborhood
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 02:04
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:40:36 | 03.11 miles | 13m 04s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Course: Neighborhood run
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
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

2008-06-01 4:55 PM

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Estero, FL
Subject: Naples Fitness Challenge

2008-06-01 5:07 PM
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Williamston, Michigan
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Subject: RE: Naples Fitness Challenge
Awesome job!!! was this your first race?  Regardless congratulations it was brutally hot today
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