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Pumpkinman - TriathlonSprint

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South Berwick, Maine
United States
60sF / 0C
Total Time = 1h 24m 18s
Overall Rank = 114/431
Age Group = M2529
Age Group Rank = 9/17
Pre-race routine:

Peanut butter bagel, banana and vitamin water.
Event warmup:

Setup transition and went for a quick swim. Tried to stay loose and warm after the swim.
  • 07m 52s
  • 580 yards
  • 01m 22s / 100 yards

Went out fast and to the right....tons and tons of weeds. Had to navigate around a lot of people from previous waves.
Transition 1
  • 03m 43s

T1 included a hill climb from water to Transition Area.
What would you do differently?:

More body glide on ankles.
  • 44h 03m 14s
  • 14 miles
  • 0.32 mile/hr

I had to pass a ton of people using the left lane...sometimes almost into oncoming traffic.
What would you do differently?:

Get a bell for my bike. Practice hills. I slowed down way too much.
Transition 2
  • 00m 52s
What would you do differently?:

Take shoes off on bike....almost wrecked slipping on pavement.
  • 27m 41s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 08m 56s  min/mile

As per usual, cramp on right side. Legs felt good.
What would you do differently?:

Not quite sure....probably run more!!
Post race
Warm down:

Stretched and watched award ceremony.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

People in my way and not enough run training.

Event comments:

The swim waves are totally messed up. People need to make sure and comment to the race director on this. It's just unsafe.

Last updated: 2009-06-09 12:00 AM
00:07:52 | 580 yards | 01m 22s / 100yards
Age Group: 5/17
Overall: 66/431
Performance: Average
Suit: xterra sleeveless
Course: Triangular counterclockwise.
Start type: Run Plus:
Water temp: 69F / 21C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 03:43
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: No
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
44:03:14 | 14 miles | 0.32 mile/hr
Age Group: 4/17
Overall: 58/431
Performance: Average
Wind: Little
Course: Rolling hills...smooth and rough pavement. One larger hill towards end.
Road: Rough Dry Cadence: 87
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:52
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Bad
Jumping off bike Bad
Running with bike Bad
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:27:41 | 03.1 miles | 08m 56s  min/mile
Age Group: 14/17
Overall: 288/431
Performance: Average
Course: Mostly flat. Last mile is uphill.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? No
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2009-09-14 10:36 AM

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