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West Palm Beach, Florida
United States
90F / 32C
Total Time = 1h 35m
Overall Rank = 149/234
Age Group = 30-34
Age Group Rank = 15/18
Pre-race routine:

Ate a banana then drove 30 minutes to the race site.
Event warmup:

Swam about 5-10 minutes to loosen up and walked around a bit.
  • 14m 50s
  • 400 meters
  • 03m 43s / 100 meters

Tough swim! Only my second OWS and it showed. According to Garmin I swam about 550 meters due to my zig zagging.
What would you do differently?:

Swim slower to start out. I get too anxious and nervous about coming in last that I start out too fast and my breathing is bad.
Transition 1
  • 02m 58s

A LOT better transition than my last race although I did forget to put on my race number belt.
  • 43m 56s
  • 10 miles
  • 13.72 mile/hr

I actually felt good doing this ride, but my time didn't show it. The bridge took a lot out of me going up it. I tried to concentrate on keeping my cadence up, but not sure how I did on that.
What would you do differently?:

Train more obviously.
Transition 2
  • 01m 6s

Helmet off, hat on.
  • 32m 8s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 10m 29s  min/mile

Was pretty hot out, but nice and flat run. I was tired, but tried to keep up as best as I could.
What would you do differently?:

Train more.....
Post race

Last updated: 2013-07-01 12:00 AM
00:14:50 | 400 meters | 03m 43s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/18
Overall: 0/234
Performance: Below average
Course: Lake swim straight across
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Below average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 02:58
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
00:43:56 | 10 miles | 13.72 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/18
Overall: 0/234
Performance: Average
Course: Four laps up and down a causway bridge.
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 01:06
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:32:08 | 03.1 miles | 10m 29s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/18
Overall: 0/234
Performance: Average
Course: Run around two lakes, flat course.
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
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

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