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Hudson, Illinois
United States
Tri Sharks Triathlon Club
Total Time = 00m
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
  • 12m
  • 600 yards
  • 02m / 100 yards

My goggles filled with water. Fun time swimming blind. Hung with another swimmer and made it through. No panic.
Transition 1
  • 00m
  • 38m
  • 13 miles
  • 20.53 mile/hr

Congested course. Slowed by others in tight spaces.
Transition 2
  • 00m
  • 00m
  • 5 kms
  •  min/km

I held back too much fearing I wouldn't make it. Next time I run the course no matter what beforehand. I had planned to, but rained out.
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

Lack of experience

Event comments:

I had a great time. The path was littered with learning experiences, but that's what I was there for.

The swim - First time in a group. I stayed with the jostling until I saw an opening and took off, only to have my goggles fill halway with water about half way through. I adapted though, no panic...I just stayed with someone swimming at my pace and they led me in without knowing it. 12 mins., and that included a run up the hill to the transition.

The bike - The bike was fine-tuned. Worked perfectly. Head wind going out. Congested as I thought on Brown's Road. But, I averaged 20.3. The power was hard to keep up though. It includes two long slow sections both out of the park and back in. And, everytime someone got in my way, I had to let up. But I'm happy with the overall average.

The run - This is where I needed more focus. I should have run the course once before the race. I was sluggish getting started as I expected off the bike, but when I regained my breath, I held back too long for fear of not having the juice to get through. In the future I run the race course before the race, preferably a brick after riding the bike course. I'd planned to do that last Tuesday at the TT but the rain shut it down.

My transition from the swim to the bike was too long.

Otherwise, I thought it was a pretty good first time.

Last updated: 2008-12-18 12:00 AM
00:12:00 | 600 yards | 02m / 100yards
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Suit: full body
Course: triangle
Start type: Plus:
Water temp: 70F / 21C Current:
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Average Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 00:00
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
00:38:00 | 13 miles | 20.53 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
I was just at 20.3 mph offically
Wind: Headwind
Course: out and back
Road: Rough Dry Cadence: 90
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:00
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:00:00 | 05 kms |  min/km
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Ok
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

2009-10-04 9:37 PM

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