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Nashville, Tennessee
United States
Greater Nashville Athletic Club
80F / 27C
Total Time = 1h 05m 40s
Overall Rank = 65/176
Age Group = 45
Age Group Rank = 3/8
Pre-race routine:

One Hammer Perpetuem with a GU chocolate w/caffiene 3 hours before start time. 2 cups of coffee. Hydrate until I'm not thirsty then sip on water the rest of the morning.
Event warmup:

Jogged lightly for 10 minutes.
  • 15m 30s
  • 2 miles
  • 07m 45s  min/mile

Very hot! Humid!
What would you do differently?:

Wear a hat and a headband.
Transition 1
  • 01m 4s

Not bad.
What would you do differently?:

Sprinted with shoes on. I did the best I could.
  • 30m 47s
  • 10 miles
  • 19.49 mile/hr

Hammered as hard as I could. I don't know anything I could do different.
Transition 2
  • 01m 5s

Got a leg cramp on T2. Did a gel pack in T2. Got some water and HEED on the way out to hopefully alleviate the cramps. Which it did.
What would you do differently?:

Alter my Infinit Nutrition drink on the bike.
  • 17m 17s
  • 2 miles
  • 08m 38s  min/mile

Was spent on this run. Sun was blazing. Was on borderline cramping (legs). Slow run for me. But got thru it.
What would you do differently?:

Hydrate more on the bike.
Post race
Warm down:

Tried not to throw up. Seriously, walked, ate some food then a Cliff bar, lots of water.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Humid conditions. Hydration.

Event comments:

I'll definetly run it again next year!

Last updated: 2009-05-28 12:00 AM
00:15:30 | 02 miles | 07m 45s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/8
Overall: 0/176
Performance: Average
Course: Soccer fields. Light hills.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Time: 01:04
Overall: Good
Run with bike? Good
Jump on bike? Good
Getting up to speed and into shoes: Good
00:30:47 | 10 miles | 19.49 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/8
Overall: 19/176
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: Very flat!
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Not enough
Time: 01:05
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:17:17 | 02 miles | 08m 38s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/8
Overall: 0/176
Performance: Below average
Course: Soccer fields with some small ditches and hills.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
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] 4

2009-06-21 8:14 PM

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Franklin, TN
Subject: Du Run Run

2009-06-23 10:23 AM
in reply to: #2232489

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Subject: RE: Du Run Run

Congrats on a great race!  Sorry about the cramps...

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