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Lawrence, Kansas
United States
Multisport Marketing
65F / 18C
Sunny
Total Time = 10h 00m
Overall Rank = 21/104
Age Group = 30-39
Age Group Rank = 7/18
Pre-race routine:

We did pack like we were going somewhere for the weekend with all my race gear, kid gear and dog gear... things to bring for the next event - more juice boxes for the kiddo, food for the dog - he may not be coming to many more events until he gets older and is less needy. We were a well oiled machine getting ready in the morning and out the door EARLY by 5 minutes! EARLY!!! Did you hear that!? Early with a 2 year old! Unheard of...

Run
  • 16m 50s
  • 2.1 miles
  • 08m 01s  min/mile
Comments:

Good run. Went above threshold a little, but made up on bike course.
What would you do differently?:

Run on the trails for training.
Transition 1
  • 00m
Bike
  • 1h 03m
  • 12.4 miles
  • 11.81 mile/hr
Comments:

The bike was great! They mixed in some of the technical part at the turnaround that in years past had been too muddy. Threw me off a little bit, but I made it through.
What would you do differently?:

Mountain bike a little for training.
Transition 2
  • 00m
Run
  • 19m
  • 2.1 miles
  • 09m 03s  min/mile
Comments:

The second run went about 8.5 to 9 minute miles. I chased one guy down and finished with stronger form that I've done in the past. The one odd note to mention was the fact my hamstrings were crying by the end. I guess that's what I get for no mountain biking for a year between events...
Post race
Warm down:

Walking around and stretching.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Listed as more of a B race so it wasn't a training goal to kill it.

Event comments:

Good event and organization gets better and better every year. Though I couldn't tell if we had to pay for post race food or if it was free...




Last updated: 2010-04-12 12:00 AM
Running
00:16:50 | 02.1 miles | 08m 01s  min/mile
Age Group: 9/18
Overall: 0/104
Performance: Good
Course: 1/2 mile on levee lose gravel and the rest on single track trails.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
T1
Time: 00:00
Overall:
Run with bike?
Jump on bike?
Getting up to speed and into shoes:
Biking
01:03:00 | 12.4 miles | 11.81 mile/hr
Age Group: 7/18
Overall: 0/104
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: Nice dry single track. Perfect.
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Good
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 00:00
Overall:
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
Running
00:19:00 | 02.1 miles | 09m 03s  min/mile
Age Group: 9/18
Overall: 0/104
Performance: Good
Course: Single track to loose gravel levee to grass finish.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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