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Black Fly Tri - International Distance - TriathlonOlympic


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Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
United States
Endorfun Sports
56F / 13C
Sunny
Total Time = 00m
Overall Rank = 102/430
Age Group = M35-39
Age Group Rank = 20/48
Pre-race routine:

Stretching and foam rolling, 2 cups of coffee and 2 sandwiches with nutella.
Event warmup:

very short splash in the water
Swim
  • 11m 37s
  • 440 yards
  • 02m 38s / 100 yards
Comments:

It's official... I can't swim, yet I did finish!!!
Transition 1
  • 03m 17s
Comments:

Wetsuit got stuck on timing chip, but otherwise everything went ok.
Bike
  • 59m 25s
  • 21 miles
  • 21.21 mile/hr
Comments:

Enjoyed the hill on the way back, but need to improve W/kg to be make up some time.
Transition 2
  • 01m 25s
Comments:

Almost overshot the dismount line... a painted pale yellow line when you're having the sun right in your eyes is just not clear enough.
What would you do differently?:

Scoped out the bike transition area before the race.
Run
  • 36m 10s
  • 5 miles
  • 07m 14s  min/mile
Comments:

Felt a bit heavy the first mile and had some issues with my Garmin (hit stop instead of lap after T2...)
Post race
Warm down:

none

What limited your ability to perform faster:

insufficient training

Event comments:

This was my first triathlon ever, so I have to be quite content with the result. There's plenty of room to improve so next year should be even better




Last updated: 2011-07-13 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:11:37 | 440 yards | 02m 38s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/48
Overall: 352/430
Performance: Average
Suit: Wetsuit
Course:
Start type: Run Plus: Time Trial
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 03:17
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
No
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
Biking
00:59:25 | 21 miles | 21.21 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/48
Overall: 64/430
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course:
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 01:25
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
00:36:10 | 05 miles | 07m 14s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/48
Overall: 85/430
Performance: Below average
Course:
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
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] 4

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