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Deer Creek State Park, Ohio
United States
HFP Racing
75F / 24C
Total Time = 3h 25m
Overall Rank = /
Age Group = 53
Age Group Rank = 1/1
Pre-race routine:

Up early, drank an Odwalla protein drink and then went and set up Athletes for a Cure tent. Did a gel 15 minutes before with lots of water...
Event warmup:

None... busy at Athletes for a cure tent and pre-race prayer
  • 29m 23s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 09m 27s  min/mile

Just what I wanted, nice chats with other runners, it was to be a fun day, my birthday, not a PR day... and it was...
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 03m 6s

Had a nice and easy time with transition... between big waves so there was no traffic in the area....
What would you do differently?:

Nothing, it was a great day and an easy transition...
  • 1h 37m 49s
  • 25.18 miles
  • 15.45 mile/hr

A very nice ride, enjoyed that portion a lot...
My family was stopped in traffic when I was passing one of the intersections, we got to waive to each other... a good day...
What would you do differently?:

Transition 2
  • 04m 34s

Kids were there with their cameras, lots of hugs... a moment to share... PR down the drain, but the day is perfect...
What would you do differently?:

  • 1h 12m 9s
  • 6.25 miles
  • 11m 32s  min/mile

I was getting very hot again, but unlike last OHio race, I kept the fluid and salt up and did not push it... made for a lousy run but I had lots of energy for the rest of the day with my family... well worth it...
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:

None, spent time with family

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Took it easy to be sure the rest of the day went well... did not cost too much time, increased my enjoyment of the course and day... interesting...

Event comments:

Well run regional race, everyone seemed to have a great time and I will do it again next year if the opportunity presents itself...

Got to spend some time with David of BT, it was a great day!!!!!

Last updated: 2009-03-31 12:00 AM
00:29:23 | 03.11 miles | 09m 27s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/1
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Average HR 161, too high for me... did not like that... Took it easy to enjoy the race and not use up too much energy...
Course: easy, flat and cross country over a dam... nice run...
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Time: 03:06
Overall: Average
Run with bike? Good
Jump on bike? Good
Getting up to speed and into shoes: Below average
01:37:49 | 25.18 miles | 15.45 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/1
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
AVG HR 156, up to 178... not happy with HR Very pretty course, enjoyed the ride... a good day....
Wind: Little
Course: Mostly flat, two nasty short hills at the end. Many dismounted, I did not...
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 04:34
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
01:12:09 | 06.25 miles | 11m 32s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/1
Overall: 0/
Performance: Below average
HR went through the roof!!! AVG 154... at the end of mile three I walked out one mile to bring my HR down and then did an easy 10+ pace for the last two. I was spending the day with my family to celebrate life and my birthday, saved my energy...
Course: Very flat and very pretty... well laid out and nicely done, good pace to go...
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? No
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities:
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2009-06-08 7:26 PM

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Subject: Deer Creek Olympic Duathlon

2009-06-09 7:12 AM
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Washington Court House, Ohio
Subject: RE: Deer Creek Olympic Duathlon

Good race.  Sounds like you had a fun time.

2009-06-09 8:47 AM
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Subject: RE: Deer Creek Olympic Duathlon
Nicely done Emerson. I enjoyed meeting your family. The cake made my kids really hyper the rest of the day!

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