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Greenfield Lightlife Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
United States
Total Time = 1h 23m 42s
Overall Rank = 54/259
Age Group = 20-24
Age Group Rank = 2/11
Pre-race routine:

Wake up at 4am, eat a bowl of yogurt and a banana, drive 100 miles to the venue.
Event warmup:

No warm up, i wish the water would have warmed up!
  • 12m 6s
  • 547 yards
  • 02m 13s / 100 yards

Water was super cold since they released the dam the night before to raise the water levels. This race was my motivation to buy my wetsuit. Kept getting clawed by someones toenail in the swim.
What would you do differently?:

Get a wetsuit
Transition 1
  • 01m 21s
What would you do differently?:

  • 44m 9s
  • 15.2 miles
  • 20.66 mile/hr

Very nice 2 lap course with one big winding tour de france style hill. I wasnt fan of th little single file barn you have to go through though.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 2
  • 00m 55s

very speedy transition for only my second time
What would you do differently?:

  • 25m 12s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 08m 08s  min/mile

My legs were spent from the bike, and I kept cramping. My calves were cramping badly in the start, I stopped to stretch real quick and that seemed to help. My gut was not feeling well either. I dont like heed anymore!!
What would you do differently?:

Not drink Heed, and be better trained for the run
Post race
Warm down:

Eating soy burgers with gibreee and becky

What limited your ability to perform faster:

my lack of swim and run skills

Event comments:

Very good race, I cant wait to do it next year!!

Last updated: 2009-02-09 12:00 AM
00:12:06 | 547 yards | 02m 13s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/11
Overall: 139/259
Performance: Average
Course: Out and back. FREEZING cold.
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation:
Rounding: Average
Time: 01:21
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
00:44:09 | 15.2 miles | 20.66 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/11
Overall: 35/259
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: Nice course
Road: Smooth  Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Too much
Time: 00:55
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:25:12 | 03.1 miles | 08m 08s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/11
Overall: 92/259
Performance: Below average
Course: very nice run course
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Too much
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
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

2009-02-09 6:42 PM

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Webster, Ma
Subject: Greenfield Lightlife Triathlon

2009-02-09 9:14 PM
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Fort Collins, CO
Subject: RE: Greenfield Lightlife Triathlon
Solid times all around.  I hate cold water! Great run time for cramping and not feeling well.
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