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Gatorade Tri Series Race 1: Raby Bay - TriathlonSprint

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Raby Bay, Queensland
USM Events
24C / 75F
Total Time = 1h 07m 20s
Overall Rank = 696/840
Age Group = 25-29 Female
Age Group Rank = 29/46
Pre-race routine:

woke up at 3:30. had banana and peanut butter on toast. Got my gear together and drove to race start. set uptransition and watched the kids and enticers crash into each other...
Event warmup:

swimming and treading to the open water start9
  • 09m 9s
  • 400 meters
  • 02m 15s / 100 meters

Swim was okay. On no training I don't think this could have been any better
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 00m

TI included in bike.
Skating out was a little slower than I would have liked - but a good effort
  • 35m 20s
  • 15 kms
  • 25.47 km/hr

INCLUDES T1 and T2. Actual average speed was 29.2.. (yeas I'm a slow bugga running with my bike)

Really felt good on the bike today.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing. Bike was really good!
Transition 2
  • 00m


Struggled with one of my shoes and forgot my gu... >_<
What would you do differently?:

loosen laces a bit...
  • 22m 49s
  • 4 kms
  • 05m 42s  min/km

Quite shocked with this time... it's been a long time since I went under 6 minutes per kilometre. O_O So I guess I did okay today.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing... perhaps turn up the sprint a little earlier... wonder If I can sprint 2 kms next time instead of 1...
Post race
Warm down:

Stretching, watermelon and watching the boys.

Event comments:

I love Raby Bay. :) I really really really love this race. I can't wait to come back here in December. :)

Last updated: 2009-10-18 12:00 AM
00:09:09 | 400 meters | 02m 15s / 100meters
Age Group: 28/46
Overall: 636/840
Performance: Average
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 21C / 70F Current:
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 00:00
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
00:35:20 | 15 kms | 25.47 km/hr
Age Group: 20/46
Overall: 616/840
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 90
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:00
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:22:49 | 04 kms | 05m 42s  min/km
Age Group: 35/46
Overall: 757/840
Performance: Good
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

2009-10-18 3:15 PM

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Brisbane QLD
Subject: Gatorade Tri Series Race 1: Raby Bay

2009-10-29 6:40 PM
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Perth, Australia
Subject: RE: Gatorade Tri Series Race 1: Raby Bay

Awesome race! I was in Brisbane that weekend visiting my hubby who's working there at the moment, I saw this race on the news and remembered you'd done it last year, I wondered if you'd be out there again! Good luck for the rest of the season! :-)

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