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ITU World Triathlon San Diego - Olympic Course - TriathlonOlympic

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San Diego, California
United States
ITU World Championship Series
65F / 18C
Total Time = 2h 33m 2s
Overall Rank = 287/667
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 64/133
Pre-race routine:

Got to Transition. Set up my area. Listened to Ipod. Race started at 6:30, my wave went at 7:00. About 6:45 I had a GU Gel. I tried to limber up - no warm up swim.
Event warmup:

No Warm up swim. I did try to limber up by swinging arms and legs as well as stretching.
  • 28m 58s
  • 1500 meters
  • 01m 56s / 100 meters
What would you do differently?:

Warm up
Transition 1
  • 02m 22s

My bike was fairly close to Bike In / Out but further from swim in.
  • 1h 12m 30s
  • 24.85 miles
  • 20.57 mile/hr

I coulda rode faster... Didn't have my Bike
Transition 2
  • 01m 58s
  • 47m 16s
  • 6.21 miles
  • 07m 37s  min/mile

Enjoyed the run - Felt like maybe I could have ran harder - pacing was off.
Post race
Warm down:

walked to get water, gatorade. Had a banana, few bites of a meat burito

What limited your ability to perform faster:

not knowing the course, rental bike

Last updated: 2013-04-30 12:00 AM
00:28:58 | 1500 meters | 01m 56s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/133
Overall: 377/667
Performance: Below average
I was breathing as if I was out of breath - to the right, ever stroke. It took 1/2 the swim or longer to settle down to breath every 3 strokes.
Suit: Sleavless
Course: It was a 'dogleg left' the back to the shore - think L (mirrored and on it's side) we swam sorta a make-shift box.
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 65F / 18C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Average Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 02:22
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
01:12:30 | 24.85 miles | 20.57 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/133
Overall: 0/667
Had more in me... Coulda gone harder. Didn't know the course
Wind: None
Course: FLAT!!!
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:58
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:47:16 | 06.21 miles | 07m 37s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/133
Overall: 0/667
Performance: Average
Ran well
Course: FLAT, around the bay and beach, 2 laps
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 2
Good race? Ok
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

2013-04-30 11:19 AM

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