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Tremont, Illinois
United States
Tremont Park District
Total Time = 1h 18m 29s
Overall Rank = 22/184
Age Group = 35-39
Age Group Rank = 8/30
Pre-race routine:

Set up bike. Ran 2 miles. Gel with caf.
Event warmup:

Pool swim, pool had open general area I swam a few laps in shortly before my swim turn.
  • 07m 49s
  • 400 yards
  • 01m 57s / 100 yards

Of my 3 sprints to date this was my best swim.
Transition 1
  • 00m 59s

Took to long to clip in. Always wear socks, took to long putting socks on.
What would you do differently?:

Practice socks or try going without
  • 44m 12s
  • 15.5 miles
  • 20.79 mile/hr

It was hot and I didnt push the pace as hard as I should have. I was afraid I wouldnt have enough left for run.
What would you do differently?:

Push pace 22 mph+ average
Transition 2
  • 00m 43s

Un-clipped and took shoes off. Need to try taking feel out of shoes and riding last bit on top of shoes, running in shocks and zipping running shoes on.
What would you do differently?:

leaving bike shoes in clips
  • 24m 45s
  • 5 kms
  • 04m 53s  min/km

What would you do differently?:

hydrate better starting on bike
Post race
Warm down:

Jogged back out on course to find friends.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Poor heat planning, long transitions.

Event comments:

Will be back next year to PR.

Last updated: 2013-06-24 12:00 AM
00:07:49 | 400 yards | 01m 57s / 100yards
Age Group: 6/30
Overall: 33/184
Suit: No
Course: 8 laps on 25 yard pool
Start type: Inside Pool Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 00:59
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
00:44:12 | 15.5 miles | 20.79 mile/hr
Age Group: 5/30
Overall: 18/184
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: Out and back with a few hills.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Not enough
Time: 00:43
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:24:45 | 05 kms | 04m 53s  min/km
Age Group: 6/30
Overall: 37/184
Performance: Average
Course: Out and back run.
Keeping cool Bad Drinking Not enough
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2013-06-24 7:53 PM

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Morton IL
Subject: Tremont Triathlon

2013-06-25 11:12 AM
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Pekin, IL
Subject: RE: Tremont Triathlon
Great job Paul. Every race is a learning experience and stepping stone for the next one.
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