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5430 Sprint Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Boulder, Colorado
United States
5430 Sports Corp.
Total Time = 1h 58m 48s
Overall Rank = 1056/1277
Age Group = M35-39
Age Group Rank = 136/147
Pre-race routine:

Arrived early, drank propel and ate clif bar at 6:30 AM for 7:40 AM start. Used restroom at home and portolet. Took 1 immodium.
Event warmup:

swam 50 yards and bobbed 20 minutes prior to start
  • 18m
  • 880 yards
  • 02m 03s / 100 yards

Swam well. I was good and steady and stayed to the outside.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 03m 33s

Smooth transition. Took a little more time jogging up and had benefit of hose to spray off feet.
What would you do differently?:

Consider racing without socks/gloves.
  • 1h 02m 12s
  • 17 miles
  • 16.40 mile/hr

Felt good on the bike. I went out a little fast, but weather conditions were great. Slowed down for gatorade and ate one clif shot.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 2
  • 03m 12s

A little wary of running in bike shoes. A little cramped getting to run shoes. Used portolet before starting run
What would you do differently?:

  • 31m 52s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 10m 17s  min/mile

Went out a little fast up the hill and never got into a rhythm. Probably came off the bike a little hard. Walked the aid station out and back
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:


What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

Great race and a lot of fun.

Last updated: 2010-06-21 12:00 AM
00:18:00 | 880 yards | 02m 03s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/147
Overall: 914/1277
Performance: Good
Suit: 2XU team full
Course: clockwise loop
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Bad
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 03:33
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: No
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed:
01:02:12 | 17 miles | 16.40 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/147
Overall: 1065/1277
Performance: Average
Wind: None
Course: Flat and fast
Road: Smooth  Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 03:12
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Below average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal
00:31:52 | 03.1 miles | 10m 17s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/147
Overall: 997/1277
Performance: Below average
Course: Out and back with one small rise
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
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] 3

2010-06-21 9:36 AM

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Subject: 5430 Sprint Triathlon

2010-06-23 6:05 PM
in reply to: #2933829

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Firestone, CO
Subject: RE: 5430 Sprint Triathlon
Good job! Did you come off the bike with your shoes on? You should try taking your feet out as you come down that steep hill prior to transition. It easy and will save you lots of time in transition. Ride the last little bit with your feet on top of your shoes. Congrats
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