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Beach2Battleship Iron Distance Triathlon - TriathlonFull Ironman

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Wilmington, North Carolina
United States
Set Up Events
55F / 13C
Total Time = 12h 27m 44s
Overall Rank = 190/551
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 48/102
Pre-race routine:

Massage Wednesday before the race
Weather warmed up to around 70 during the race
Ranking was by sex only, women were ranked in their own category
Hotel didn't offer breakfast earlier enough, the light breakfast we ate was too light.
  • 54m 24s
  • 3862 meters
  • 01m 25s / 100 meters
What would you do differently?:

1) Start in the front of the group
2) pre-tape nipples
3) no neoprene socks in that temperature
Transition 1
  • 09m 19s

1) put sun screen in back pockets and reapply while on the bike
2) definitely change into bike clothes
3) wear tight biking jersey and biking shoes/socks for sun protection

What would you do differently?:

1) Put the remainder of arm sleeves on during bike
2) tape everything to the bike then move to my pockets
3) tape items into pockets

  • 6h 24m 56s
  • 112 miles
  • 17.46 mile/hr

1. Nutrition, four sandwiches, drank 2-3 Heed, ate bananas at stations, drank Weider gel pack
2. continue to put sunscreen on while biking
3. Took off biking gloves on final mile
What would you do differently?:

1) go to the the bathroom less
2) Train more in the saddle
Transition 2
  • 05m 45s

1. continue to put sunscreen on during bike to save T2 time

What would you do differently?:

1. Don't carry two bottles

  • 4h 53m 22s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 11m 12s  min/mile

1. Bring hydration race belt
2. use small perpetuem bottles in belt
3. Eat and drink at the stations
What would you do differently?:

1. Don't carry two bottles
Post race
Event comments:

I have completed (3) 70.3 races and this was the best executed race so far. An excellent choice for those who are interested in doing a full distance with less drama.

Last updated: 2012-10-24 12:00 AM
00:54:24 | 3862 meters | 01m 25s / 100meters
Age Group: 29/102
Overall: 99/551
Performance: Good
Suit: wetsuit
Course: Point to point
Start type: Run Plus: Shot
Water temp: 73F / 23C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 09:19
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed:
06:24:56 | 112 miles | 17.46 mile/hr
Age Group: 64/102
Overall: 257/551
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: One single flat loop
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Too much
Time: 05:45
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
04:53:22 | 26.2 miles | 11m 12s  min/mile
Age Group: 39/102
Overall: 174/551
Performance: Good
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2012-11-14 6:31 AM

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