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Austin, Texas
United States
High Five Events
90F / 32C
Total Time = 3h 02m
Overall Rank = 433/917
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 33/63
Pre-race routine:

Got up 4:30. Had coffee and cereal. Drove from Lakeway to Austin, parked in the Hooters parking lot. Free parking and easy walk. Went into transition pumped up bike tires had bananna. Met a few friends, walked around a bit then transition closed and we moved down to the swim area.
Event warmup:

I completed a short jog and limbered up for swim. Felt good.
  • 32m 52s
  • 1640 yards
  • 02m / 100 yards

I was very happy with my swim. I really felt strong and thought I would come in around 30 min.
What would you do differently?:

I should have pushed a little harder.
Transition 1
  • 03m 22s

I sucked
What would you do differently?:

Be faste.
  • 1h 18m
  • 24.85 miles
  • 19.12 mile/hr

I was happy with my time. I have improved my bike by 3 mph in the last three months.
What would you do differently?:

Drink and consume more gels
Transition 2
  • 02m

OK transition
  • 1h 04m
  • 6.21 miles
  • 10m 19s  min/mile

I was doing ok until mile three then I tanked and had to walk for five minutes. I just ran out of gas. Need to train, and better nutrition.
What would you do differently?:

More training and better nutrition
Post race
Warm down:

Drank water, coke, muscle mile till I almost puked.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Not being prepared for the run.

Event comments:

High Five puts on a great race. This is a premier event. Worth the money.
I will do it again next year.

Last updated: 2012-02-24 12:00 AM
00:32:52 | 1640 yards | 02m / 100yards
Age Group: 0/63
Overall: 0/917
Performance: Good
I felt good. Swam last 500 meters very strong. I past more than five swimmers after the last buoey.
Suit: no
Course: Race track shape course. Not to crowded. I had a great swim. They had to switch the course due to some vegetation issues. This lake is spring fed and the water is nice.
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Time Trial
Water temp: 80F / 27C Current: Low
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 03:22
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: No
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Below average
01:18:00 | 24.85 miles | 19.12 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/63
Overall: 0/917
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: Great course. The turnaround on Congress was a little tight. Also, on my second lap there was some conjestion.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Not enough
Time: 02:00
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
01:04:00 | 06.21 miles | 10m 19s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/63
Overall: 0/917
Performance: Below average
Course: Course was through auditorium shores. Started to get hot
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2012-09-05 5:14 PM

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