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Austin, Texas
United States
Jack and Adam's
90F / 32C
Total Time = 3h 08m 32s
Overall Rank = 150/233
Age Group = F 35-39
Age Group Rank = 30/50
Pre-race routine:

set up transition, drink propel, bathroom, visit with friends
Event warmup:

light stretching and a light jog
  • 28m 10s
  • 1500 meters
  • 01m 53s / 100 meters

had a harder time than usual getting away from other swimmers and got bonked a lot
What would you do differently?:

nothing - good swim
Transition 1
  • 03m 57s

long transition set-up
What would you do differently?:

  • 1h 26m 51s
  • 24.85 miles
  • 17.17 mile/hr

felt pretty decent, just concentrating on spinning
What would you do differently?:

I need to get faster on the bike
Transition 2
  • 02m 13s

nice and smooth
What would you do differently?:

  • 1h 07m 19s
  • 6.21 miles
  • 10m 50s  min/mile

It was very very hot and I cracked on mile 4 of the run. Just got overheated and started cramping up
What would you do differently?:

lose weight so the heat doesn't affect me so badly
Post race
Warm down:

walking and stretching - drinking water and trying to cool down

What limited your ability to perform faster:

body weight and heat

Event comments:

I want to tackle this race again next year and get myself under the 3-hour mark.

Last updated: 2008-01-14 12:00 AM
00:28:10 | 1500 meters | 01m 53s / 100meters
Age Group: 8/50
Overall: 0/233
Performance: Good
Suit: tri-suit
Course: out and back on Town Lake
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 18F / -8C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 03:57
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
01:26:51 | 24.85 miles | 17.17 mile/hr
Age Group: 38/50
Overall: 0/233
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: 3 loops of an 8.1 mile course - long hill at the beginning of the loop
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 02:13
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
01:07:19 | 06.21 miles | 10m 50s  min/mile
Age Group: 34/50
Overall: 0/233
Performance: Below average
Course: two loops of a 3.1 mile course - started on rough trail then on asphalt the rest of the way
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
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

2008-10-02 8:14 AM

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Cedar Park, Texas
Subject: The Austin Triathlon

2008-10-05 6:45 PM
in reply to: #1711059

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Subject: RE: The Austin Triathlon
Wow, sounds like it was a hot race. Good job at getting it done and making a goal for next year.
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