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Boulder Stroke & Stride: Race 1 - Short Swim - Biathlon (swim/run)

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Boulder, Colorado
United States
Racing Underground
90F / 32C
Total Time = 51m 29s
Overall Rank = 53/85
Age Group = M40-44
Age Group Rank = 3/6
Pre-race routine:

Got there early, hung out, stretched
Event warmup:

Bobbed in water, swam about 50 yards
  • 17m 28s
  • 820 yards
  • 02m 08s / 100 yards

Started off nice and slow. Rounding first buoy really felt the chop, but still finished OK.
Dressed with warm wear cap and swim socks.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 04m 18s

Had a tough time getting shirt on. Will try swimming with tri top on below wetsuit next time.
  • 29m 44s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 09m 35s  min/mile

Feet felt numb the first mile, then OK
What would you do differently?:

Should have tried to draft
Post race
Warm down:

Ate pizza

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Nothing. A little bit of fear with water temperature. Weather conditions

Event comments:

Thanks again to racing underground for putting on a great race.

Last updated: 2011-06-03 12:00 AM
00:17:28 | 820 yards | 02m 08s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/6
Overall: 40/85
Performance: Good
Suit: Vortex Sleeveless
Course: Standard
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 61F / 16C Current: High
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time:  04:18
Overall: Average
Removing cap, goggles and wetsuit: Average
Getting into shoes: Average
00:29:44 | 03.1 miles | 09m 35s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/6
Overall: 56/85
Performance: Good
Course: Out and back. Really windy
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
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

2011-06-03 11:02 AM

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