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Breezy Point Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Norfolk, Virginia
United States
86F / 30C
Total Time = 1h 35m 18s
Overall Rank = 208/316
Age Group = 35 to 39
Age Group Rank = 41/56
Pre-race routine:

Olive Garden, hydrate.
Event warmup:

minor stretching.
  • 18m 53s
  • 1094 yards
  • 01m 44s / 100 yards

Pleased with swim. Did 500 yds OW training. Sighting was ok. Difficult to determine if I was on the optimal swim path.

Experienced some rough passes going by folks from prior waves.
What would you do differently?:

More open water training.
Transition 1
  • 02m 29s

Felt casual, catching breath from swim. Took extra time to dry feet for socks.
What would you do differently?:

  • 42m 45s
  • 12.43 miles
  • 17.45 mile/hr

Passed a lot on the bike. Need to upgrade to aerobars and clip ins?
What would you do differently?:

Get ready to dismount earlier.
Transition 2
  • 01m 1s

Rubberly legs.
What would you do differently?:

Get off bike earlier. pull feet out of straps sooner.
  • 1h 30m 7s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 28m 59s  min/mile

Not much left for the run. Right quad and calf craps started on first half mile. Never really got into a race pace due to heat and cramps. Kept a steady pace.
What would you do differently?:

Run faster. Hydrate and pace more on the bike.
Post race
Warm down:

Carrying Will to the picnic.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Hot weather, bike gear.

Last updated: 2008-03-12 12:00 AM
00:18:53 | 1094 yards | 01m 44s / 100yards
Age Group: 13/56
Overall: 0/316
Performance: Good
Suit: None
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 72F / 22C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Below average Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:29
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
00:42:45 | 12.43 miles | 17.45 mile/hr
Age Group: 46/56
Overall: 0/316
Performance: Average
Wind: Some
Course: Good overall course. Bumpy road with some many potholes.
Road: Potholes Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Too hard Drinks: Not enough
Time: 01:01
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
01:30:07 | 03.11 miles | 28m 59s  min/mile
Age Group: 46/56
Overall: 0/316
Performance: Below average
Course: Flat, hot, cement
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2008-06-02 6:53 AM

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