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Health First Battle of the Bridges - TriathlonOlympic


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Melbourne, FL
United States
SCT
90F / 32C
Sunny
Total Time = 3h 17m 42s
Overall Rank = 139/
Age Group = Fat-tire
Age Group Rank = 0/
Event warmup:

3 miles bike, swimming
Swim
  • 41m 3s
  • 1637 yards
  • 02m 31s / 100 yards
Transition 1
  • 04m 5s
Comments:

took time to stretch calfs with slight spasms after swim.
Bike
  • 1h 24m 59s
  • 24.8 miles
  • 17.51 mile/hr
What would you do differently?:

nothing
Transition 2
  • 03m 5s
Comments:

took time to stretch legs before heading out. Took time to change shoes and drink water.
What would you do differently?:

Bring my own ice for under my hat!
Run
  • 1h 04m 32s
  • 6.2 miles
  • 10m 25s  min/mile
Comments:

Used ice in baggie under hat to help with heat. Had to do a lot of run with walking. Thighs cramped going up and down bridge first time.
What would you do differently?:

more longer distance brick training needed
Post race
Warm down:

walking

What limited your ability to perform faster:

heat really affected the run.

Event comments:

First Olympic tri!




Last updated: 2004-06-08 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:41:03 | 1637 yards | 02m 31s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Suit: none
Course: out and around
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 84F / 29C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 04:05
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: No
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
Biking
01:24:59 | 24.8 miles | 17.51 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course:
Road:  Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 03:05
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
01:04:32 | 06.2 miles | 10m 25s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Bad
Course:
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
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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2004-06-14 6:21 PM

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Subject: Health First Battle of the Bridges


2004-06-14 6:50 PM
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Subject: RE: Health First Battle of the Bridges
Great job! Had not thought about the ice under hat trick. Very clever.
2004-06-15 8:53 AM
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Subject: RE: Health First Battle of the Bridges
Great job Don! Great seeing you at mile 5 of the run :-) You gotta give us more details though :-) Congrats on winning your division too! Now for some base training :-)
2004-06-15 9:59 AM
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Ellsworth, WI
Subject: RE: Health First Battle of the Bridges
Great job toughing it out through the heat! congrats!

Kelly
2004-06-15 8:05 PM
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Awesome job Don, sorry we missed it! The heat/humidity was really bad in Tampa also.
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