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Lake Norman YMCA Triathlon - Triathlon

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Charlotte, North Carolina
United States
ake Norman YMCA's Community Outreach Program.
70F / 21C
Total Time = 1h 26m 15s
Overall Rank = 43/394
Age Group = 25-29
Age Group Rank = 4/27
Pre-race routine:

Camped out at the YMCA, got up at 5am and took down my tent, ate, and set up my TA
Event warmup:

Biked for about 10 minutes and swam for about 5. Was not feeling good beforehand. I actually layed down for about 15 minutes, I've had a sinus cold for the last couple of days.
  • 19m 15s
  • 820 yards
  • 02m 21s / 100 yards

Did not feel good at all. My arms were burning at the first buoy. My arms felt like jello. One of these races I'm going to swim 16-17 minutes.
What would you do differently?:

Who knows.
Transition 1
  • 01m 35s

What would you do differently?:

Good TA, run faster from swim-TA
  • 45m 30s
  • 17 miles
  • 22.42 mile/hr
What would you do differently?:

Not have a sinus cold.
Transition 2
  • 01m 8s
What would you do differently?:

Good TA, socks got stuck.
  • 18m 32s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 05m 58s  min/mile

Pretty good run, thought I ran low 18 or maybe high 17 but I'm pretty content with 18:30 with this sinus cold.
What would you do differently?:

Not much.
Post race
Warm down:

5-7 min easy run.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

sinus cold, horrible swimming.

Last updated: 2008-08-24 12:00 AM
00:19:15 | 820 yards | 02m 21s / 100yards
Age Group: 24/27
Overall: 27/394
Performance: Bad
Course: Rectangle out and back
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Bad
Breathing: Bad Drafting: Bad
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 01:35
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
00:45:30 | 17 miles | 22.42 mile/hr
Age Group: 3/27
Overall: 35/394
Performance: Average
Wind: Some
Road: Rough Dry Cadence: 98
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:08
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:18:32 | 03.11 miles | 05m 58s  min/mile
Age Group: 2/27
Overall: 9/394
Performance: Good
Course: Neighborhood, well shaded.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
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] 4

2008-08-24 8:47 AM

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