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Boise, Idaho
United States
Treasure Vally Family YMCA
50F / 10C
Total Time = 1h 56m 40s
Overall Rank = 74/153
Age Group = 50-59
Age Group Rank = 3/9
Pre-race routine:

Cereal and Banana for breakfast 2hrs before race/hydrate with water
Event warmup:

Hammer Gel..stretch..warm up jog
  • 25m 18s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 08m 08s  min/mile

Felt good..not a fast runner but very good for me!
What would you do differently?:

Working on running faster for short runs...nothing different for the race.
Transition 1
  • 01m 7s

Had trouble getting into one shoe, otherwise good transition
What would you do differently?:

Trouble getting into one shoe..might buy new shoes next year with velco closure.
  • 1h 01m 47s
  • 19.2 miles
  • 18.65 mile/hr

Felt real good on the bike..good climbing effort..passed a lot of bikers..played cat and mouse with racers younger than me..quads got a bit sore but I kept up the pace.
What would you do differently?:

Next year I am doing it under 2hrs!
Transition 2
  • 00m 55s

Great transition...any time under 1 min is good for me!
What would you do differently?:

  • 27m 32s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 08m 51s  min/mile

I was 4th in my age group by only .05 seconds!!! My legs were pretty spent but I would not do anything different on the bike.
What would you do differently?:

I did the best I could!
Post race
Warm down:

Walk around with wife and daughter...drink water..some bagel and banana...had to pee..that's good!

What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

Something like Honey Milk would be nice instead of just water at the finish. Had a great time...always feels good to podium!!! I felt really good about only being 3 min behind Harold Frobisher, ex-pro triathlete, in my age group on the bike.

Last updated: 2010-05-04 12:00 AM
00:25:18 | 03.11 miles | 08m 08s  min/mile
Age Group: 3/9
Overall: 99/153
Performance: Good
Course: Dirt trail..first 1/2 slight uphill, 2nd half slight downhill
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Time: 01:07
Overall: Good
Run with bike? Good
Jump on bike? Good
Getting up to speed and into shoes: Good
01:01:47 | 19.2 miles | 18.65 mile/hr
Age Group: 3/9
Overall: 60/153
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: 2 mile uphill (Bogus Basin Rd) right at start...avg 9-11mph...then back down and along Hill Rd which is real extensive climbing.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:55
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:27:32 | 03.11 miles | 08m 51s  min/mile
Age Group: 4/9
Overall: 98/153
Performance: Good
Course: Same as 1st run
Keeping cool Average 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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2010-05-30 9:10 PM

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