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Warm Springs, Virginia
United States
Set Up Events
75F / 24C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 13m 4s
Overall Rank = 7/132
Age Group = M 50-54
Age Group Rank = 1/13
Pre-race routine:

Typical set up in transition, chatted up fellow competitors
Event warmup:

About 5 min swim
Swim
  • 12m 4s
  • 820 yards
  • 01m 28s / 100 yards
Comments:

I had a great swim, one of my best
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Transition 1
  • 01m 8s
Comments:

I had a pretty good T1. I struggles a little getting going on the bike.
What would you do differently?:

Practice mounting
Bike
  • 38m 28s
  • 12.43 miles
  • 19.30 mile/hr
Comments:

Although my time was slower than previous years, I felt good on the bike. The bike is my weak spot, but I did ok.
What would you do differently?:

Ride, ride and ride some more.
Transition 2
  • 00m 49s
Comments:

I actually struggled to unbuckle my helmet. Seemed like forever, but probably only cost me a few seconds.
What would you do differently?:

Practice unbuckling!
Run
  • 20m 37s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 06m 32s  min/mile
Comments:

I had a really good run, a big improvement over previous years.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Post race
Warm down:

Walked, chatted with competitors

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Bike, specifically climbing strength

Event comments:

I love Bath County, my favorite race. Beautiful venue, roads closed to traffic.

I was 3rd overall masters, my best result ever. I had a really strong race.




Last updated: 2012-11-21 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:12:04 | 820 yards | 01m 28s / 100yards
Age Group: 1/13
Overall: 2/132
Performance: Good
Suit: Sleeveless wetsuit
Course: Beautiful swim in Lake Moomaw, 3 buoys
Start type: Deep Water Plus:
Water temp: 76F / 24C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Good Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 01:08
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
No
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
00:38:28 | 12.43 miles | 19.30 mile/hr
Age Group: 3/13
Overall: 20/132
Performance:
Wind: Little
Course: Hilly out and back course. Roads are closed to traffic.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 00:49
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Bad
Running
00:20:37 | 03.11 miles | 06m 32s  min/mile
Age Group: 2/13
Overall: 9/132
Performance: Good
Course: Hilly, out and back. Tough hill right out of T2
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
Evaluation
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] 5

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