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Waterloo, Ontario
Trisport Canada
12C / 54F
Total Time = 1h 51m 5s
Overall Rank = 337/417
Age Group = Men 50-54
Age Group Rank = 30/37
Pre-race routine:

Drove to the site after getting up at 6am. Got to the site at about 9:35 and got registered, set up bike and generally hund about.
Event warmup:

Walking around the race site.
  • 20m 37s
  • 4 kms
  • 05m 09s  min/km

Good run, concerved energy, only had gatorade at second station.
Transition 1
  • 02m 10s

Transition was ok. Helmet on first, before changing shoes. A little slow with the shoe change, but generally good.
What would you do differently?:

Have shoes ready.
  • 1h 04m 2s
  • 30 kms
  • 28.11 km/hr

Good ride, a little windy in places that slowed the pace. Gearing was much better now that I practiced a few times before the race. Did slow up a could of times drinking water.
What would you do differently?:

Don't need to drink the water for this distance.
Transition 2
  • 02m 15s

Lost position of bike in the racks, so spent about 30 seconds trying to find my bike.
What would you do differently?:

Review position of bike just before race start, not when I had first racked and set it up.
  • 23m 3s
  • 4 kms
  • 05m 46s  min/km

Needn't have stopped for water twice.
What would you do differently?:

Don't stop for as much water.
Post race
Warm down:

Walked around the site and got food.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Some mental errors with regard to water and hydration.

Event comments:

Good race, will be back next year again.

Last updated: 2009-05-19 12:00 AM
00:20:37 | 04 kms | 05m 09s  min/km
Age Group: 29/37
Overall: 327/417
Performance: Good
Course: Out and back, down a hill and back up and then turn around at 2k.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Time: 02:10
Overall: Average
Run with bike? Good
Jump on bike? Average
Getting up to speed and into shoes: Average
01:04:02 | 30 kms | 28.11 km/hr
Age Group: 29/37
Overall: 324/417
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: Out, circuit.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 02:15
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:23:03 | 04 kms | 05m 46s  min/km
Age Group: 27/37
Overall: 323/417
Performance: Average
Course: Same as first run.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below 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

2009-05-19 11:51 AM

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Subject: Victoria's Duathlon

2009-05-19 12:45 PM
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Subject: RE: Victoria's Duathlon
It was a lovely day for it. Way to go!
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