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Memphis, Tennessee
United States
Los Locos
70F / 21C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 19m 19s
Overall Rank = 69/200
Age Group = 35-39
Age Group Rank = 11/17
Pre-race routine:

Got up, aired up the tires and gathered my gear.
Event warmup:

I did a little bitof jogging around the event.
Run
  • 13m 44s
  • 2 miles
  • 06m 52s  min/mile
Comments:

The first run went well, I started out faster than I thought I would but it is not too hard on me. The hill is always tough, but it was good to know the markers, so I knew what was coming and where I was in the route.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing, very happy.
Transition 1
  • 00m 55s
Comments:

I had a little trouble getting clipped in due to new cleats, but other than that, i was happy with T1.
What would you do differently?:

nothing
Bike
  • 46m 3s
  • 15 miles
  • 19.54 mile/hr
Comments:

I felt faster ont he bike than I ever have before. I know I ned to work on turnaround points on the bike. It felt good to be the one passing people instead of always getting passed.
What would you do differently?:

work on turning around on the bike better.
Transition 2
  • 00m 54s
Comments:

Went smooth
What would you do differently?:

nothing
Run
  • 17m 44s
  • 2 miles
  • 08m 52s  min/mile
Comments:

I had some major calf cramps at the beginning of the second run, but I was able to stretch them out and then keep going. It got easier as I went. I was happy with my per mile split times.
What would you do differently?:

more bricks
Post race
Warm down:

bananas, Gatorade and a coke! Walked around with family, cheered on the other racers.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

??

Event comments:

2nd time I have completed this race. It is a good, fun race and more spectator friendly than any I have done this year. One of the races I look forward to. It has grown in size and the times are getting alot faster.


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Last updated: 2008-07-25 12:00 AM
Running
00:13:44 | 02 miles | 06m 52s  min/mile
Age Group: 9/17
Overall: 0/200
Performance: Good
Course: down and back for about a mile, then around the mall.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
T1
Time: 00:55
Overall: Good
Run with bike? Good
Jump on bike? Good
Getting up to speed and into shoes: Average
Biking
00:46:03 | 15 miles | 19.54 mile/hr
Age Group: 9/17
Overall: 0/200
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: Out and back, semi hilly but fast
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Not enough
T2
Time: 00:54
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Average
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
00:17:44 | 02 miles | 08m 52s  min/mile
Age Group: 15/17
Overall: 0/200
Performance: Good
Course: same as before.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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2008-09-28 4:54 PM

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2008-09-28 5:29 PM
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Subject: RE: Los Locos Duathlon

Sounds like a fantastic event James.\; good to see some photo's too. Were your times faster than last time?

2008-09-28 6:52 PM
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Subject: RE: Los Locos Duathlon

Man, you absolutely killed on your times!  I mean - WOW!  You have really come a long way this season.  You should be extremely proud of yourself.  I'm truly inspired.

- Lora

2008-10-01 8:48 PM
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Congratulations!  Wow is right.  I can't believe the improvements you've made this year.  Another great race.  And passing people on the bike!  What's that like? :-)
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