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Nashvegas Half-Distance Triathlon - Triathlon1/2 Ironman

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Ashland City, Tennessee
United States
Start 2 Finish Event Management
70F / 21C
Total Time = 6h 09m 15s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 16/
Pre-race routine:

bagel and Gatordade
Event warmup:

swam in the water, it was warmer than being out of the water!
  • 37m 15s
  • 2112 yards
  • 01m 46s / 100 yards

felt really great in the water, alot of bumping until I got to the third buoy. I was surprised I was out of the water so fast!
Transition 1
  • 01m 26s

T1 went well.
  • 3h 08m 27s
  • 56 miles
  • 17.83 mile/hr

bike computer quit on me around mile 15. the rains (storms) made the bike tough and a little scary at times.
What would you do differently?:

Would not change the ride due to the weather.
Transition 2
  • 02m 7s

felt really good putting on dry socks and shoes, glad I brought a bag to hold shoes since it rained so much
What would you do differently?:

So glad I bagged up my socks and shoes, it felt great having dry feet to run in.
  • 2h 20m
  • 13.1 miles
  • 10m 41s  min/mile

I felt surprisingly well coming off the bike and starting the run. It was a great run down the greenline! Felt good until mile 10
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

the rain and wind made me more timid on the bike, it rained pretty good for awhile

Event comments:

New PR at the 70.3 distance!!!!

Last updated: 2012-03-05 12:00 AM
00:37:15 | 2112 yards | 01m 46s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Suit: none
Course: rectangle course, not much of a current
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 84F / 29C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 01:26
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
03:08:27 | 56 miles | 17.83 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
Wind: Strong with gusts
Course: some hills that were tough.
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills: Good
Race pace: Drinks: Just right
Time: 02:07
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
02:20:00 | 13.1 miles | 10m 41s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Course: out and back
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Below average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2012-09-09 9:37 PM

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