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Warsaw, Indiana
United States
Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club
78F / 26C
Total Time = 1h 08m 9s
Overall Rank = 11/546
Age Group = M40-44
Age Group Rank = 2/46
Pre-race routine:

Got up early and headed to Warsaw ate power bar and banana on the way down arrived early about 5:30. Got race packet and racked my bike by 6:10 chatted with some friends and began warm up
Event warmup:

Bikes about 10 miles doing some 30 seconds on 30 seconds off for 6 times, ran about two miles with some striders then swam in the weed ifested water for about 10 min. streched and was ready to go by 7:45.
  • 06m 20s
  • 440 yards
  • 01m 26s / 100 yards

Said above
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 00m 45s
  • 33m 52s
  • 13.5 miles
  • 23.92 mile/hr

With the number of bikes on the road they need to close the road. I found my self having do swerve around cars turning but stuck because there was a mile + long line of bikes going the other way.
What would you do differently?:

Push some larger gears on the decents.
Transition 2
  • 00m 47s
  • 26m 28s
  • 3.5 miles
  • 07m 34s  min/mile

Missed water at last aid station but I just let up off the gas.
What would you do differently?:

Stay focused and power through the discomfort.
Post race
Warm down:

Short run lots of liquids

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Mental toughness

Last updated: 2009-06-29 12:00 AM
00:06:20 | 440 yards | 01m 26s / 100yards
Age Group: 2/46
Overall: 4/546
Performance: Good
Suit: tri shorts
Course: All I can say is it was the weedy it has been in the last 6 years I have done the race. They need to drag the bottom to lessen the weeds before the race.
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 83F / 28C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Average Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 00:45
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
00:33:52 | 13.5 miles | 23.92 mile/hr
Age Group: 2/46
Overall: 7/546
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: road were in pretty good condition and it is a very gently rolling course
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 85
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:47
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:26:28 | 03.5 miles | 07m 34s  min/mile
Age Group: 12/46
Overall: 83/546
Performance: Below average
Course: Nice run course thought the paved trail and subdivision. Tuff up hill than very steep down hill at end of race.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 1
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Ok
Course challenge Too easy
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2009-06-29 10:12 AM

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