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Rumpass in Bumpass International - TriathlonOlympic


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Bumpass, Virginia
United States
Set-up, Inc
68F / 20C
Sunny
Total Time = 2h 51m 25s
Overall Rank = 53/145(F)
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 2/9
Pre-race routine:

Shake at 0-dark thirty - skim milk, whey protein, flax seed, almonds, honey, and here's the secret - tablespoon of coconut fat.
At 0900 - instant oatmeal, hot tea.
Event warmup:

Stand around and gripe about the choppy, cold water.
Swim
  • 36m 52s
  • 1640 yards
  • 02m 15s / 100 yards
What would you do differently?:

Sign up for a triathlon later in the season.
Transition 1
  • 02m 31s
Comments:

So tired, running into transition, forgot to start unzipping! Almost at the bike before I had that "duh" moment. A little slow on the transition as a result.
Bike
  • 1h 17m 32s
  • 24 miles
  • 18.57 mile/hr
Comments:

Felt great on the new bike, my P2 Cervelo Dura Ace. Rides like a dream. Practiced mucho hills, so did well for first tri of season.
What would you do differently?:

Incurred a 2-minute time penalty for "position," along with a dozen other people. Had to look this one up...seems none of us stayed to the right after passing. Seriously? You dinged us on that? So my "real" finishing time was 2:49:25, but because of that stupid penalty, listed as 2:51:25. Didn't affect my age group ranking (still 2nd), but now only by 7 seconds! Talk about a close one...linger just a little too long in transition, and I would have lost it.
Transition 2
  • 02m 10s
Run
  • 50m 23s
  • 6.21 miles
  • 08m 07s  min/mile
Comments:

Felt good on the run - my strength! Wicked side cramp ride side at mile 6 - need to stretch that diaphragm out more while on the bike...happens every time. First race from 4 months of no running over the winter due to a stress fracture - only running now for a little over 2 months - felt really good and foot seems to be O.K.
What would you do differently?:

Stretch out more on bike
Post race
Event comments:

Only two people checking in for packet pick-up. Transition was closing, and there were still people standing in line! Kayaker told a friend she had to go around the red buoy (and made her go back), when we were briefed the red buoys were for sighting, yellow buoys for turns. Same info needs to be communicated to kayak guys. Very sparse water support for a very challenging swim.




Last updated: 2010-04-06 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:36:52 | 1640 yards | 02m 15s / 100yards
Age Group: 4/9
Overall: 0/145(F)
Performance: Below average
Suit: X2U Pro Velocity V:1
Course: First time in Lake Anna, and the cold and waves were everything expected! Dreadful, if there's a word for it. Thought I was in there an hour...so wanted to get in a boat and just be done with it. Waves started out in your face to the first bouy, then coming from the left side heading into shore. Nothing at your back! So wrong...
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 66F / 19C Current: High
200M Perf. Bad Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 02:31
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
No
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
Biking
01:17:32 | 24 miles | 18.57 mile/hr
Age Group: 2/9
Overall: 0/145(F)
Performance: Good
Wind: Some with gusts
Course: Rolling hills, some good head winds, 2 loops.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 02:10
Overall:
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
00:50:23 | 06.21 miles | 08m 07s  min/mile
Age Group: 1/9
Overall: 0/145(F)
Performance: Good
Course: Two loops - rolling hills.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? No
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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2010-04-20 5:53 PM
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Great job!! That was a nasty swim!
2010-04-22 6:02 PM
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Really impressed by your bike and run. Hope you are not aging up into my AG next year!

Congrats. It was a most challenging race esp the swim.

 

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