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Woodlands, Texas
United States
The Community Associations of The Woodlands
Total Time = 1h 29m 35s
Overall Rank = 418/901
Age Group = M 45-50
Age Group Rank = 32/51
  • 11m 53s
  • 500 meters
  • 02m 23s / 100 meters

The 1st 150 was HORRIBLE ! Could not get settled nor breath, what the hell... Once I got my mind square I was still slow but able to start thinking on how to actually swim. Really did not like my swim...
What would you do differently?:

I don't know, i am going to have to look at how I am training. For sure need to do some mental work, i know that the first 150 is mental and too much adrenaline...
Transition 1
  • 01m 21s

#2/51 in AG time wise !!!! And had to crawl under the rack because I came in on the wrong side but that worked out ok 'cause i just grabbed the bike as I went under and kept going !! lolo
What would you do differently?:

  • 44m 25s
  • 15 miles
  • 20.26 mile/hr

A bit of a problem at the start. Seems that the chain was kicked off of the big front ring and it took a bit of doing ot get it on the big ring.

Rode pretty hard but still need to get faster!!

Rode well the entire time but need more practice STAYING in Aero. Had to get up on occasion to change position. Passed folks and that was nice...

Was passed by a few rockets, girls included... lolo
What would you do differently?:

Make sure that the gearing/chain is right @ T setup.

Work speed and intervals more in training.
Transition 2
  • 01m 23s

#20/51 in AG time wise and I really screwed around. Came in on wrong side of rack and then came back to drop a gel bottle! arg !
What would you do differently?:

Get my rack spot visually better. Missed it both times...
  • 30m 31s
  • 3.22 miles
  • 09m 29s  min/mile

ARG !! Where do I start ? Well, maybe in defense... This was really the first running I have done since the marathon. I have had start and stops in my run training 'cause of the IT and tendonitis problems, so the result was easy to forcast.

Ok, got off of the bike and my legs were crap! Took a mile before they started to break loose at all and then I was able to kinda run by the last 1/2 mile... nice...
What would you do differently?:

Well, I think a little consistant run training would be nice...

A few brick workouts would probably be a good thing as well...
Post race
Warm down:

Stood in line for 30 minutes to get disgusted and leave...

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Swim was sucky and the run was a disaster ! Other than that... Great day !!

Enjoyed the bike (first race on the new bike, Cervelo P2!!), great volunteers, really like the Woodlands and I was having fun, well except for the run part... lolo Better than being at work or digging ditches, right ?!?!?!

Event comments:

Nice, shaded course, loud, friendly, cheering volunteers !!

Last updated: 2009-03-05 12:00 AM
00:11:53 | 500 meters | 02m 23s / 100meters
Age Group: 32/51
Overall: 483/901
Performance: Below average
Suit: tri top and shorts
Course: Semi rectangle, Counter clockwise direction
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 76F / 24C Current: Low
200M Perf. Bad Remainder: Average
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 01:21
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
00:44:25 | 15 miles | 20.26 mile/hr
Age Group: 25/51
Overall: 287/901
Performance: Average
Wind: Little
Course: Good course. Nice smooth concrete w/ the occasional brick intersection. Nice, low rollers at parts. Lots of trees on course, very pretty...
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 80+
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Too much
Time: 01:23
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:30:31 | 03.22 miles | 09m 29s  min/mile
Age Group: 38/51
Overall: 587/901
Performance: Bad
Course: Nice course, closed to traffic, TONS of volunteers !!!! Concrete road course, over a slight inclined bridge around the corner and in a section of to be built neighborhood back around the corner to the bridge w/ a slight downhill finish. Nice course, shaded at parts, loud, friendly, cheering volunteers !!
Keeping cool Average Drinking Too much
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below average
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2009-05-11 3:45 PM

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