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Pat Griskus Olympic Triathlon - TriathlonOlympic

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Middlebury, Connecticut
United States
75F / 24C
Total Time = 2h 50m 14s
Overall Rank = 171/279
Age Group = 25-29
Age Group Rank = 17/22
Pre-race routine:

Did not sleep much the night before so that hurt. Ate 3 waffles dry, and 1 serving of FRS.
Event warmup:

None, I was running late with check in a setting up transition.
  • 27m 33s
  • 1925 yards
  • 01m 26s / 100 yards

Felt like I could not breath after the first 1/4 mile, had to catch my breath and burp a few times, something wasnt right b/c I would have attacked more on the swim.
What would you do differently?:

Watch my breakfast, I think that is what made me feel like crap during the swim even though it was 2 hours before race time.
Transition 1
  • 01m 16s

The T area was awful when it came to rocks and stuff so running at full speed was difficult.
What would you do differently?:

I took my time b/c I was starting to feel a little sick. I thought it was just catching my bearings from the swim to the bike.
  • 1h 24m 20s
  • 25 miles
  • 17.79 mile/hr

Got sick and threw up at about mile 12. Not sure if I over-hydrated or something just wasnt sitting well with me.
What would you do differently?:

Watch my food and water/liquid intake.
Transition 2
  • 01m 9s

Really slowed down everything trying to catch up to myself.
What would you do differently?:

Not throw up on the bike.
  • 55m 58s
  • 6.2 miles
  • 09m 02s  min/mile

My run struggled because I did not have any calories in me at that point. I stopped at the first aid stationa and drank some gatorade and water but then cramped up. I ended up walking past every aid station to take a sip of something.
What would you do differently?:

Not throw up on the bike.
Post race
Warm down:

I had been going so slow on the run that it was like a warm down.

Event comments:

It was a good local race that brought together a lot of racers for the regional area. The course is difficult but Iwould have enjoyed it more if I didnt blow up on the bike. I would def do this race again and would recomend it to others.

Last updated: 2006-04-07 12:00 AM
00:27:33 | 1925 yards | 01m 26s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/22
Overall: 56/279
Performance: Average
There was about a 2+ minute run after the swim to T1 added onto the time, so my mile was actually faster.
Suit: Orca Speedsuit
Course: Diamond shape with only one bouey at each turn. Made sighting difficult.
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 01:16
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
01:24:20 | 25 miles | 17.79 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/22
Overall: 174/279
Wind: Some
Course: Extremely hilly. First 6 miles was fast and fun, all downhill, but after that it was a tough course.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 67
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Below average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Too hard Drinks: Too much
Time: 01:09
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Below average
00:55:58 | 06.2 miles | 09m 02s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/22
Overall: 226/279
Performance: Bad
Course: Out and back, 2 loops. Down a big hill, and up the hill for one loop.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race? No
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

2006-06-19 8:31 AM

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