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Mudwater Triathlon - Olympic Course - Triathlon

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Goddard, Kansas
United States
Kansas River Valley Triathlon Club
Total Time = 2h 40m 37s
Overall Rank = 48/55
Age Group = 30-34
Age Group Rank = 5/5
Pre-race routine:

Up Early, had my normal bagel with peanut butter and Coffee. Took coffee and water to drink.
Event warmup:

Walking around the event before race.
  • 34m 18s
  • 1500 yards
  • 02m 17s / 100 yards

Lots of people swimming off course. Almost got hit head on a few times. Water was very shallow and at times my hand hit ground on my down stroke.
Volunteers/ Lifeguards were awesome and very encouraging! They did a great job!
What would you do differently?:

Better sighting.
Transition 1
  • 01m 21s

I took my time.
What would you do differently?:

I know I could have been faster, but it was raining and I had my stuff in bags so it wouldn't get wet. I wouldn't tie my bags, just leave them open.
  • 57m 3s
  • 25 kms
  • 25.88 km/hr

Felt really slow. No motivation. Bad internal conversation with myself. My hips and knee started hurting pretty bad.
What would you do differently?:

Stay positive.
Transition 2
  • 01m 43s

Not too bad. Had to wear socks, that took most of the time.
What would you do differently?:

  • 1h 06m 11s
  • 10 kms
  • 06m 37s  min/km

Started cramping. Thought I was going to crap my pants at one point. Water/ Gatoraide tasted really weird.
What would you do differently?:

Need to work on my running.
Post race
Warm down:

Line for food was long and I got frustrated. Just really wanted to go home and take a warm shower.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

I didn't train as consistently as I should have.

Event comments:

Volunteers were awesome! It was very organized. Due to weather it was postponed, but the race organizers kept everyone informed and decisions were made in a timely fashion. Thank you for all your hard work.

Last updated: 2013-07-16 12:00 AM
00:34:18 | 1500 yards | 02m 17s / 100yards
Age Group: 3/5
Overall: 0/55
Performance: Good
Suit: Tri top and bottoms
Course: Two loop course. Down and Back.
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Below average Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Average
Time: 01:21
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
00:57:03 | 25 kms | 25.88 km/hr
Age Group: 5/5
Overall: 0/55
Performance: Bad
Wind: Some
Course: Out and back on McAurther
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Below average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:43
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal Good
01:06:11 | 10 kms | 06m 37s  min/km
Age Group: 5/5
Overall: 0/55
Performance: Bad
Course: Two loop course. Not much shade or tree cover.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below average
Mental exertion [1-5] 2
Physical exertion [1-5] 1
Good race? No
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? No
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2013-07-16 9:54 PM

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Subject: Mudwater Triathlon - Olympic Course

2013-07-24 8:07 AM
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Subject: RE: Mudwater Triathlon - Olympic Course

Nice job. The weather did present some challenges. I ended up skipping the food, too.

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