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Valley View, Texas
United States
Dallas Sports University
60'sF / 0C
Total Time = 2h 23m 31s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Wake up at 4:00am, eat 2 waffles and PB&J dring small coffee and 1 bottle water and 1 bottle gatorade before race
Event warmup:

Quiuck run and some arm circles to warm up.
  • 21m 45s
  • 1500 yards
  • 01m 27s / 100 yards

The swim was rougher than I thought. I got my goggles kicked off 2 times and could not find my own space for most of teh swim. In the end I was very happy with my time. Way faster than I thought it would be.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 02m 50s

Long run uphill to T1 from swim. Tried to take it easy and catch my breath from the swim!!
What would you do differently?:

  • 1h 08m 50s
  • 23 miles
  • 20.05 mile/hr

I rode very well. Had a little struggle on the hills but I am still 10-15lbs over my usual early season weight. Rode a steady pace and was very happy with my time.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 2
  • 00m 53s

Great T2! In and out fast
  • 49m 15s
  • 6.2 miles
  • 07m 56s  min/mile

my feet were frozen and numb for the first mile or so. I tried to take it easy on the uphill early and pace myself to run a negative split. Ran a great run. Finished strong by catching 3 peaple who passed me early on the run and held off one of my rivals to beat him by 34 seconds
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:

stretch, eat pizza and drink lots of water. Sit around and watch and cheer other finishers

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Really bad off season where I did not train due to knee problems and gained way too much weight. Knee surgery 12 weeks ago.

Event comments:

Great race and a great race venue. I will do the same course again in July at Disco Man!!!

Last updated: 2009-04-28 12:00 AM
00:21:45 | 1500 yards | 01m 27s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Suit: sleevless wetusit
Course: Typical triangle course!
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Good Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 02:50
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
01:08:50 | 23 miles | 20.05 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: Rolling hills and some chipseal but a very nice ride.
Road: Rough Dry Cadence: 90
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:53
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:49:15 | 06.2 miles | 07m 56s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Course: nice shaded trail with some rolling hills
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
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

2009-05-18 9:42 AM

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