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Cranberry Trifest - TriathlonOlympic

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Lakeville, Massachusetts
United States
Sun Multisport Events
72F / 22C
Total Time = 2h 46m 54s
Overall Rank = 417/660
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 46/53
Pre-race routine:

wake at 5 am. bagel and o juice. drive to race site. early so joanne could be there to volunteer. had time to easily set up and get everything ready without stress.
Event warmup:

no warm up.
  • 31m 29s
  • 1408 yards
  • 02m 14s / 100 yards

had not swam any distance since last year cranberry ( and hardly any that year) so just see how it went. actually not nervous or worried at all. just hopped in near end of group and swam. felt great throughout. nice rythm, good breathing, no issues. nice constant pace for me.
What would you do differently?:

well, like to say swim more but that apparently hasent made a difference in time. actually this years time is one of the best
Transition 1
  • 03m 11s

ran thru lanes, whipped off suit pretty good. pretty organized. better than previous years, felt lots better than previous years
  • 1h 14m 22s
  • 24.9 miles
  • 20.09 mile/hr

felt strong on bike, stayed on big gear whole ride. got coaught drafting according to refs, reall not. i was in front of group of 10 riders, didnt know they were behind me, they passed me stayed only a bit in front of me, i tried slowing so could be more than 3 bike lengths, guess its not enough. oh well. big deal
What would you do differently?:

I'm good with 20 mph
Transition 2
  • 02m 4s

smooth transition. a bit slow due to tying shoes. overall good, ran with bike, no walking
  • 55m 50s
  • 6.2 miles
  • 09m 01s  min/mile

got in a smooth pace right off. couple brief breaks, other than that I'm good with 9 m/m off the bike.
Post race
Warm down:

walk around, watermellon, fluids. not as hot as previous years which was great. overall had a great race.

Event comments:

great race set up and course. super to have a BT gathering after. enjoyed meeting new folks and catching up with the usual crowd as well.

6 cranberry's down many more to go!!

Last updated: 2009-08-30 12:00 AM
00:31:29 | 1408 yards | 02m 14s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/53
Overall: 486/660
Performance: Average
Suit: full
Course: perimeter of loon pond. water warmer than air at start. water level higher then last year which was real low
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 72F / 22C Current:
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 03:11
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
01:14:22 | 24.9 miles | 20.09 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/53
Overall: 269/660
Performance: Good
Wind: None
Course: single loop, couple rollers, scenic,
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 02:04
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:55:50 | 06.2 miles | 09m 01s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/53
Overall: 438/660
Performance: Good
Course: single loop, small hills.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2009-08-30 7:41 PM

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wrightsville beach, North Carolina
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2009-08-30 7:45 PM
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Great job Glen! Kick azzz bike!

2009-08-30 8:04 PM
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Nice job Glen, you're not getting older, you're getting faster! 


2009-08-30 8:24 PM
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Frugal Gear Geek
having fun with the kids
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so nice to see you this weekend. nice race

2009-08-30 8:34 PM
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East Side of the Bay
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Nice race.  We were really lucky with the weather today ;-)  Nice to meet you in person after the race.  Hope we can get together for a few fall BT rides.  Awesome Cranberry streak you have going!
2009-08-30 8:36 PM
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New York, NY
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Fast race!!!!

sucks about the penalty but you don't seem to have suffered for it!

2009-08-30 8:36 PM
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I hate you guys who don't practice any swimming and get to swim a similar pace as I do.  Swimming is my strongest and I train at least 2x a week through the winter.  :p
Nice race today, and great to see you!!
2009-08-30 9:01 PM
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acton, Ma
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you smoked that course, my friend -- sorry I missed you guys.

2009-08-31 11:09 AM
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You raced well...think getting a penalty makes you a serious

Great to see you there at the Finish...

Fantabulous day..

2009-09-01 11:14 AM
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Manitoba, Canada
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Way to go Glen!! love how you blend an easy attitude with hard work.  Sounds like it was a fun event and great people ... perfect for a 'bumbleberry tri'!

2009-09-01 6:48 PM
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Williamston, Michigan
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Great Job Glen,  And  a fun week as always   I need to go to track workout with you next year and run with your newtonian friend

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