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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
United States
Piranha Sports
70F / 21C
Total Time = 1h 52m 24s
Overall Rank = 349/373
Age Group = 30-34
Age Group Rank = 27/27
  • 14m
  • 656 yards
  • 02m 08s / 100 yards

My swim went very well. No troubles breathing like in the last race. Felt more comfortable swimming close to people.
What would you do differently?:

Work more on spotting and swimming a straight course
Transition 1
  • 04m 5s

longish run uphill to transition.
  • 53m 11s
  • 12.43 miles
  • 14.02 mile/hr

Hard push on the first half of the course. Challenging but not impossible.
What would you do differently?:

Push a little harder going uphill for a higher cadence.
Transition 2
  • 01m 50s

Felt good off the bike running in. Got my socks and running shoes on quickly and ran out. I was a half mile out before I realized I left my race number sitting on my bag.
What would you do differently?:

Remember to put on my race number.
  • 39m 19s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 12m 38s  min/mile

Good run. Only walked the aid stations. Finished strong by holding off someone trying to pass at the finish line.
Post race
Warm down:

walked around. light stretching

Event comments:

I finished the race feeling very good about it. It was nice having the family there. I improved my time by 25 minutes from the last race.

Last updated: 2010-03-28 12:00 AM
00:14:00 | 656 yards | 02m 08s / 100yards
Age Group: 20/27
Overall: 327/373
Performance: Good
Course: Straight downstream.
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 83F / 28C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Average
Time: 04:05
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed:
00:53:11 | 12.43 miles | 14.02 mile/hr
Age Group: 26/27
Overall: 339/373
Performance: Average
Wind: None
Course: One time out and back. The first half is almost all uphill which makes for a fun ride back in.
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:50
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Average
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:39:19 | 03.11 miles | 12m 38s  min/mile
Age Group: 26/27
Overall: 357/373
Performance: Good
Course: This course was a pretty flat out and back on the trail along the Allegheny River.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? No
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2010-08-02 9:22 AM

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Western PA
Subject: Pittsburgh Triathlon

2010-08-03 2:09 PM
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Bartlett, TN
Subject: RE: Pittsburgh Triathlon
25 minute improvement is awesome!  Great job in holding off that guy at the finish!!!
2010-08-03 6:48 PM
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Little Rock, Arkansas
Subject: RE: Pittsburgh Triathlon
Great job Tom!  Impressive improvement!
2010-08-05 8:26 AM
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Tyrone, Georgia
Subject: RE: Pittsburgh Triathlon
Great job!  I really want to do this tri next year
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