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Redondo Beach, California
United States
Total Time = 1h 01m 37s
Overall Rank = 119/500
Age Group = 50-54
Age Group Rank = 4/10
Event warmup:

Short jog and stretching for warm-up.
  • 17m 6s
  • 880 yards
  • 01m 56s / 100 yards

The swim time includes the 1/2 mile ocean swim plus the run up the beach, up the stairs in the hillside and up the rest of the hill to T1. About 380 to 400 yards.
What would you do differently?:

Get a wetsuit. Make a more aggressive start.
Transition 1
  • 04m 27s
What would you do differently?:

Move faster, be more organized.
  • 21m 59s
  • 6 miles
  • 16.38 mile/hr

Rode a mountain bike.
What would you do differently?:

Get a road bike.
Transition 2
  • 00m 57s

Wore my running shoes on bike, so no shoe change.
  • 17m 12s
  • 2 miles
  • 08m 36s  min/mile
Post race
Warm down:

Walking and stretching for warm-down.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Riding a mountain bike made for a slow bike time. Ran with existing lower leg injury which greatly impacted my run time.

Event comments:

2005 Race: Good effort for the first annual Redondo Beach Triathlon. Good fast courses, and a huge amount of great food after the race.

Last updated: 2006-06-11 12:00 AM
00:17:06 | 880 yards | 01m 56s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/10
Overall: 0/500
Performance: Average
Suit: Tri shorts
Course: Open water ocean swim.
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 65F / 18C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Good Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 04:27
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Bad Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Below average
00:21:59 | 06 miles | 16.38 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/10
Overall: 0/500
Wind: Little
Course: Two 3 mile out-and-back laps. One slight, but increasing uphill grade and one short but steep hill on each lap. Mostly flat and fast.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Below average Cornering: Below average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Hard Drinks:
Time: 00:57
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:17:12 | 02 miles | 08m 36s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/10
Overall: 0/500
Performance: Bad
Course: Mostly flat with a short steep hill in the last 1/4 mile. Almost all on concrete.
Keeping cool Average Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Ok
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

2006-06-11 5:08 PM

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