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Key West, Florida
United States
74F / 23C
Total Time = 00m
Overall Rank = 140/440
Age Group = M60-64
Age Group Rank = 5/11
Pre-race routine:

Normal breakfast.
Set up my transition station
Picked up chip
Talked to peeps and walked to swim start
Event warmup:

Yoga stretches on the beach.
Waded out to swim start

  • 19m 3s
  • 820 yards
  • 02m 19s / 100 yards

I moved back in the start line up and should have stayed up front as I wasted a lot of time trying to swim around slower swimmers.
Wore new mask for 1st time and had NO issues till last when mask started to fog
What would you do differently?:

Be more aggressive at the swim start

Transition 1
  • 03m 27s

Wetsuit hung up on feet
What would you do differently?:

Practice getting into and out of T1 in half todays time
  • 37m 8s
  • 12.43 miles
  • 20.08 mile/hr

Bike ran perfectly
Many peeps all over the road making it hard to pass
Timex Run Trainer not working since swim exit :-(
Got to drink/eat on long/open stretch along beach
What would you do differently?:

Get a HR monitor that worked so I could put out more wattage on the bike
Be more aggressive on the bike as I had lots left at end of bike leg
Transition 2
  • 01m 50s

Good organization at my transition site
What would you do differently?:

Do gel/eat while changing
  • 30m 53s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 09m 56s  min/mile

Ran non stop
Had no idea of pace or hr as TRT not working :-(
What would you do differently?:

Have a working HR so I could pace faster
Post race
Warm down:

Yoga stretches
Eating and drinking

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Timex Run Trainer not working for entire race

Event comments:

Once again I held back too much for s/b/r

Last updated: 2012-12-03 12:00 AM
00:19:03 | 820 yards | 02m 19s / 100yards
Age Group: 6/11
Overall: 0/440
Performance: Good
Suit: Orca S3, size 10
Course: Was a LONG swim. All peeps said the swim was way longer than normal
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 74F / 23C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 03:27
Cap removal: Bad Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
00:37:08 | 12.43 miles | 20.08 mile/hr
Age Group: 3/11
Overall: 0/440
Performance: Average
Wind: Some
Course: Was a confusing 2 lap course. Many peeps got DQ for not doing 2nd lap
Road: Potholes Dry Cadence: 80
Turns: Average Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills:
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:50
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:30:53 | 03.11 miles | 09m 56s  min/mile
Age Group: 7/11
Overall: 0/440
Performance: Good
Course: Nice out and back run along beach
Keeping cool Good Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
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:
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2012-12-03 6:40 PM

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