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Total Time = 5h 18m 43s
Overall Rank = 585/625
Age Group = 50 up
Age Group Rank = 11/13
Pre-race routine:

2 slices toast with banana
cup of tea
30 min before race banana
15 min before race endura gel
Event warmup:

  • 55m 38s
  • 1800 meters
  • 03m 05s / 100 meters

was relaxed and enjoyed the swim - 8 years ago I did this race and didn't complete so was very happy
Transition 1
  • 04m 59s
  • 2h 40m 41s
  • 55 kms
  • 20.54 km/hr
What would you do differently?:

need to work on hills, the kind we have here in Cairns did not compare to Phuket, need more strength work
Transition 2
  • 03m 43s
  • 1h 33m 45s
  • 12 kms
  • 07m 49s  min/km

happy with run - slowed at drink stops but ran continuously
What would you do differently?:

need to improve on run - it is hard to motivate for running
Post race
Warm down:

stretched - wore skins

What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

great race - friendly people - unfortunate that it rained that weekend which slowed everyone down - a few dnfs

Last updated: 2010-08-04 12:00 AM
00:55:38 | 1800 meters | 03m 05s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/13
Overall: 609/625
Performance: Good
Suit: Tri pant and top
Course: swim in the sea then over the dune to fresh water swim which was hot and smelt a bit
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 24C / 75F Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Bad
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 04:59
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed:
02:40:41 | 55 kms | 20.54 km/hr
Age Group: 0/13
Overall: 595/625
Wind: Some
Course: very hilly to start - but it was raining - walked the hills because too dangerous for me - didn't want to slip on the bike
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills: Bad
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 03:43
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Bad
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
01:33:45 | 12 kms | 07m 49s  min/km
Age Group: 0/13
Overall: 567/625
Performance: Average
Course: different surfaces - bit of cross country on dirt - sealed road - golf course
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2010-12-11 9:18 PM

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