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Desert Grande Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Coolidge, Arizona
United States
City of Casa Grande
57F / 14C
Total Time = 1h 05m 26s
Overall Rank = 20/211
Age Group = M40-49
Age Group Rank = 3/18
Pre-race routine:

Picked Brandon up at his house and got to CAC around 5...ate 2 Clifs and a banana around 4:30. Race started @ 7:30.
Event warmup:

Ran around the parking lot and got my hr up around 138 and ran in place to get my hr back up before I got into the water.
  • 08m 26s
  • 437 yards
  • 01m 56s / 100 yards

Was sure planning on getting this under 8 min. Was a whole :01 faster than last year:)
What would you do differently?:

Swim faster
Transition 1
  • 00m

All transition time was in the bike portion. Felt my transitions were fast, efficient and as smooth as I could be! Been praticing them as of late.
What would you do differently?:

  • 34m 5s
  • 10.3 miles
  • 18.13 mile/hr

Good hard ride! Was 3:04 faster than last year.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing really.....
Transition 2
  • 00m

What would you do differently?:

  • 22m 55s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 07m 23s  min/mile

Was really pushing it here! Started out around 170 and wouldn't let it slip into the 160s!!! Really focused good today on keeping the hammer down! Never felt ANY fade factor today!Felt what I did in between Soma and this race was perfect!
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:

Not much....Hung out with the family, and Brandon, Jessica, Erin, Jason and Sue! Waited for all the results to be posted....

Event comments:

Had a great time today! Racing a sprint after all this long training is a ton of fun! Was also sweet to have a 15 minute drive home afterwards!!!

Last updated: 2012-07-08 12:00 AM
00:08:26 | 437 yards | 01m 56s / 100yards
Age Group: 7/18
Overall: 60/211
Performance: Good
Kept hr between 148 to 153
Course: 400m serpentine swim in a 50m pool
Start type: Inside Pool Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Good
Time: 00:00
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed: Good
00:34:05 | 10.3 miles | 18.13 mile/hr
Age Group: 4/18
Overall: 21/211
Performance: Good
165/170 for the 1st few miles, settled into 162/165
Wind: None
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:00
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:22:55 | 03.1 miles | 07m 23s  min/mile
Age Group: 5/18
Overall: 22/211
Performance: Good
kept it 170 the whole way,with about 3/4 of a mile to go I was pushing to 172,173 and trying to get it to the next level!!!!
Course: Off road course through thee north end of campus then around the east side to the softball field.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
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

2012-11-03 9:09 PM

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