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Ironman 70.3 Augusta - Triathlon1/2 Ironman

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Augusta, Georgia
United States
World Triathlon Corporation
79F / 26C
Total Time = 5h 38m 52s
Overall Rank = 1280/3335
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 63/243
Pre-race routine:

Woke up early to get my stuff ready for the TA. Got to TA and set my stuff up. got back on the bus to get to the swim start. Had Bonk Breaker for breakfast.
Event warmup:

no real warm up. Just some stretching
  • 27m 33s
  • 2112 yards
  • 01m 18s / 100 yards

love downstream river swims
Transition 1
  • 04m 46s

i thought it was a long run as i took too much time here. I did use the wetsuit strippers and that was the fastest thing the entire race! ;0) Loved having the strippers!
What would you do differently?:

need to speed up a little bit faster
  • 2h 56m 40s
  • 56 miles
  • 19.02 mile/hr

I just kept focusing on my pace and I tried so hard not to kill it. Was surprised to see bottles, sunglasses, cages, tubes, etc.. all over the road that we had to be on the lookout!
What would you do differently?:

woould like to work on my speed 20+ mph avg
Transition 2
  • 04m 20s

i thought it was way too long in TA2. Must have been the socks that I was putting them on
What would you do differently?:

would def need to improve on that. Perhaps next time go without socks.
  • 2h 05m 33s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 09m 35s  min/mile

i really liked the flat course and the crowd was awesome! I enjoyed this run very much!
Post race

Last updated: 2012-05-23 12:00 AM
00:27:33 | 2112 yards | 01m 18s / 100yards
Age Group: 23/243
Overall: 0/3335
Performance: Good
Suit: TYR Hurricane
Course: downstream river
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 76F / 24C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Good Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 04:46
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
02:56:40 | 56 miles | 19.02 mile/hr
Age Group: 64/243
Overall: 1298/3335
Performance: Good
Wind: Tailwind
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 04:20
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Below average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
02:05:33 | 13.1 miles | 09m 35s  min/mile
Age Group: 63/243
Overall: 1280/3335
Performance: Average
Course: flat course
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2012-10-02 1:44 PM

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