General Discussion Race Reports! » Sharon's Back Triathlon Rss Feed  
Moderators: k9car363, alicefoeller Reply

Sharon's Back Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

View Member's Race Log View other race reports
Sharon, Massachusetts
United States
Max Performance
85F / 29C
Total Time = 1h 49m 23s
Overall Rank = 307/451
Age Group = F 45-49
Age Group Rank = 15/26
Pre-race routine:

Decided to carpool to race with some Triteam members,two of whom like to arrive at the race site at 6:15 for 8:00 start. Sooo, I got up earlier than I had planned and was out of the house by 5. Brought pb&j sandwich and mug of coffee in car.
Event warmup:

Well, being among the first to show up means you get to pick the best location to rack your bike. Saw Scott and his two girls, who were volunteering for the day. Also saw Kevin G and Emily G before the race and wished them well. Set up transition, portapotty, took a 12 minute spin on the bike and scoped out the swim. Drank a lot of water, as it's gonna be a hot race. Ate a gel about 15 minutes before swim.
  • 21m 19s
  • 880 yards
  • 02m 25s / 100 yards

The glare was horrific after rounding the last turn and I, along with a whole group of folks, got a bit off-course. I couldm't see the last bouy.

Swimming is my weakest link, and I have to say this was the best "feeling" swim. I found a good pace, I didn't panic, and even drafted off a couple of folks.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 02m 34s
What would you do differently?:

I need to work on my transitions -- they are too long.
  • 41m 59s
  • 12.3 miles
  • 17.58 mile/hr

I started out too hard on the bike for the first couple of miles -- then settled in at a comfortable pace. It was getting hot and I wanted to save something for the 4.4 mile run. Played leapfrog with a couple of other ladies.
Transition 2
  • 02m 7s
What would you do differently?:

Remember Yanx
  • 41m 25s
  • 4.4 miles
  • 09m 25s  min/mile

The run was hard, but satisfying. Around mile 2 I came up to a guy running about my pace, so we stayed together for the rest of the race. The run was in mostly neighborhood streets, so it was shady in spots.
Post race
Warm down:

Walked around, stretched, drank a lot, ate typical post-race goodies.

Event comments:

This is my first time participating in a Max Performance race, and I was pretty pleased. It was well-organized, lots of volunteers, and friendly people. I enjoyed this race and will definitely do it again.

Last updated: 2009-08-14 12:00 AM
00:21:19 | 880 yards | 02m 25s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/26
Overall: 0/451
Performance: Average
Suit: sleeveless
Course: Clockwise long rectangle.
Start type: Deep Water Plus:
Water temp: 75F / 24C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 02:34
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
00:41:59 | 12.3 miles | 17.58 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/26
Overall: 0/451
Performance: Good
Wind: None
Course: flat loop
Road: Smooth  Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 02:07
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:41:25 | 04.4 miles | 09m 25s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/26
Overall: 0/451
Performance: Good
Course: Loop around the lake
Keeping cool Below average 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?
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2009-08-16 4:55 PM

User image

acton, Ma
Subject: Sharon's Back Triathlon

2009-08-17 6:42 AM
in reply to: #2351781

User image

Subject: RE: Sharon's Back Triathlon
Nice race!  Great job running in the heat!
General Discussion-> Race Reports!
General Discussion Race Reports! » Sharon's Back Triathlon Rss Feed