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The Great Floridian - TriathlonFull Ironman

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Clermont, Florida
United States
80F / 27C
Total Time = 12h 19m 3s
Overall Rank = 65/390
Age Group = M25-29
Age Group Rank = 7/22
Pre-race routine:

Arrived at the race site by 0545 in order to loosen up. Stretched out, ate a banana and drank some gatorade.
Event warmup:

No warmup, went in cold because I didn't have any running shoes. Remember to bring two sets of shoes because one will be in the run bag.
  • 1h 25m 5s
  • 4000 meters
  • 02m 08s / 100 meters

Make sure to find a good spot outside or inside of the pack to keep from being trampled.
What would you do differently?:

Swim more.
Transition 1
  • 04m 56s

I can make up a lot of time. I need to start working on changing rehearsals.
  • 6h 08m 11s
  • 112 miles
  • 18.25 mile/hr

I need to fit my bike better. It seems to get uncomfortable after about 60 miles. I also need to work on better nutrition and diluting my race bottles more.
What would you do differently?:

1. Ride greater than 6 hours at least 3-4 times
2. Ride in the aero position most of the rides
3. Dilute drink

Transition 2
  • 09m 32s

I took my time because I was exhausted from the bike. When one dominoe falls, they all fall...
  • 4h 31m 21s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 10m 22s  min/mile

I fell apart mentally after around mile 8. I was exhausted from the bike and only really pulled my self together around mile 18.
What would you do differently?:

1. Train long bike rides with at least a 45 minute run afterwards
2. Run LD every week at least 2 hours
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

The bike

Event comments:

It's obvious my endurance on the bike is lacking. I need to solve the nutrition plan. The endurolyte tabs worked great. At least 400 calories per hour mostly from liquids and gels. However, I should eat some solid food at the midway point like a bagel sandwich.

Last updated: 2003-12-24 12:00 AM
01:25:05 | 4000 meters | 02m 08s / 100meters
Age Group: 17/22
Overall: 0/390
Performance: Good
Suit: Ironman Sleeveless
Course: Two laps around a triangle.
Start type: Run Plus: Shot
Water temp: 78F / 26C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Bad Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Bad
Waves: Good Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 04:56
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
06:08:11 | 112 miles | 18.25 mile/hr
Age Group: 6/22
Overall: 0/390
Performance: Below average
Wind: Strong
Course: Strong head wind when going north.
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 09:32
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
04:31:21 | 26.2 miles | 10m 22s  min/mile
Age Group: 6/22
Overall: 0/390
Performance: Below average
Course: Out around the city for about 6 miles then 3 laps around Lake Minneola
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Course challenge Just right
Events on-time?
Lots of volunteers?
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities:
Race evaluation [1-5]

2003-12-24 12:00 AM


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