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Black Diamond, Washington
United States
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93F / 34C
Total Time = 3h 01m 39s
Overall Rank = 29/75
Age Group = 25-29
Age Group Rank = 10/4
Pre-race routine:

Showed up an hour and a half early, did a 6 minute run from the car to transition, put on the wetsuit and did an out and back swim about 200 yards
  • 19m 11s
  • 1000 meters
  • 01m 55s / 100 meters

Overall very good swim, steady pace there and back, got started really well, no tired shoulders and could keep a decent pace.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 01m 53s

longer transition
What would you do differently?:

forgot 1 gel pack, all in all good
  • 1h 45m 26s
  • 15 miles
  • 8.54 mile/hr

I hoped for a 1:40.00 but I got slowed down the second lap a little. Wish I would have gone out a little slower and had a negative split
What would you do differently?:

checked my gears better before, a few bad gears slowed me down
Transition 2
  • 00m 48s

forgot a gel pack pickup, had to shoot a caffein infused latte shot.
What would you do differently?:

Pick up a gel or have it on your bike
  • 54m 18s
  • 6.2 miles
  • 08m 46s  min/mile

didn't feel tired, just couldn't run fast today on the trail
Post race
Warm down:

Drank water, jumped in the lake, chocolate milk, more water

What limited your ability to perform faster:

not enough rest from the week before

Last updated: 2012-06-07 12:00 AM
00:19:11 | 1000 meters | 01m 55s / 100meters
Age Group: 1/4
Overall: 21/75
Performance: Average
Suit: YES
Course: Out to a island, run across and swim back to the start
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 65F / 18C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 01:53
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed:
01:45:26 | 15 miles | 8.54 mile/hr
Age Group: 1/4
Overall: 23/75
Performance: Average
HR maintained a good pace like I wanted but also spiked for 11 minutes as it has before, I need to talk to a doctor
Wind: None
Course: technical mtb course
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering:
Gear changes: Good Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 00:48
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal
00:54:18 | 06.2 miles | 08m 46s  min/mile
Age Group: 3/4
Overall: 29/75
Performance: Below average
maintained a good hr on the first lap and pushed it on the second lap,
Course: 2 loop course, plenty of hills
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2012-08-08 2:49 PM

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