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Lake Terramuggus Triathlon Series 2 - Triathlon

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Marlborough, Connecticut
United States
80F / 27C
Total Time = 1h 23m 10s
Overall Rank = 153/194
Age Group = 40-49
Age Group Rank = 8/13
Event warmup:

Swam 50 yards or so
  • 11m 35s
  • 600 yards
  • 01m 56s / 100 yards

Jeff Stuart, my swim coach swam next to me the whole way. I didn't do great in my first TRI (this was my second) so he said he'd come "support" me. It was great knowing he was there but like Dumbo with the feather, I probably didn't need him for anything more than mental support.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing. Just figuring out how to do this TRI swim thing :)
Transition 1
  • 02m

I can get out of my suit ok now except it gets caught on that timing chip. gggrrr
  • 37m 54s
  • 12 miles
  • 19.14 mile/hr

Bike course was 2 laps and I knew it would be kind of hilly going into it so I played it conservative. Dropped my chain twice which frustrated me but what can you do. It must not have really been 12 miles because I don't think I averaged 19mph.
What would you do differently?:

Next time I might be more aggressive on the bike
Transition 2
  • 01m

meh. it is what it is :) I used my shock doctor shin splint sleeve so that took extra time to adjust
  • 31m 41s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 10m 10s  min/mile

The first hill was STEEP!!! HOLY CRAP. Also, the time includes my T2 because there was no starting mat leaving transition. Odd marks for sure but everyone was in the same boat
What would you do differently?:

learn to run pain free
Post race
Warm down:

Just walked around a bit

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Leg was ok this time - I didn't start limping until it was over. This time it was just overall fitness level and bike mechanicals.

Last updated: 2013-06-21 12:00 AM
00:11:35 | 600 yards | 01m 56s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/13
Overall: 0/194
Performance: Good
Official time was 13:35 but that includes T1
Suit: sleevless
Course: Triangle with HUGE ducks as buoys - they were great for visibility!
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Average Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:00
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
00:37:54 | 12 miles | 19.14 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/13
Overall: 118/194
Performance: Good
Wind: None
Course: Rolling hills
Road: Smooth  Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Below average Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:00
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal
00:31:41 | 03.1 miles | 10m 10s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/13
Overall: 169/194
Performance: Good
Course: rolling hills
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 3

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