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Hampton, Virginia
United States
Set Up Events
82F / 28C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 30m 4s
Overall Rank = 277/368
Age Group = 65-69
Age Group Rank = 3/4
Pre-race routine:

Woke up 3:30 pm had breakfast English muffin w/ peanut butter and honey class of OJ. Left for race site at 5:15AM. Setup transition got timing chip and body marked drank some water had banana and a pack of jelly beans.
Event warmup:

Swam out to first turn.
Swim
  • 12m 2s
  • 500 meters
  • 02m 25s / 100 meters
Comments:

Direction of swim was changed because of current.
What would you do differently?:

Need to work on my sighting had no trouble with first and second leg. Think in may have been a concentration problem on third leg
Transition 1
  • 02m
Comments:

My T1 is now my fastest been averaging about 2:00 min
Bike
  • 36m 20s
  • 10.5 miles
  • 17.21 mile/hr
What would you do differently?:

Could have pushed it a bit more.
Transition 2
  • 02m 5s
Comments:

Am always worry about cramping when changing shoes tend to slow down a bit.
What would you do differently?:

More brick practice cycle/run
Run
  • 37m 20s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 12m 06s  min/mile
Comments:

Running is not my thing got passed my second place age group in early park of the run. Was passed by the 4th place AG finished with about a 1/2 mile to go but was able to keep up with him and put on a final kick to edge him out by 2 seconds at the finish.
Post race
Warm down:

They handed out iced towels had some drink the walked to car to get cell phone and called Martha.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

My running and lack of concentration during the swim




Last updated: 2012-11-04 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:12:02 | 500 meters | 02m 25s / 100meters
Age Group: 3/4
Overall: 191/368
Performance: Average
Suit: Tri -suit
Course: rectangular (3sides) approx 166m each had a bit of trouble with current on last leg did not see markers after turn and end up 50m passed the finish and on the other side of some piles had to swim back.
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 85F / 29C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Average
T1
Time: 02:00
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
00:36:20 | 10.5 miles | 17.21 mile/hr
Age Group: 2/4
Overall: 201/368
Performance: Good
Wind: Strong
Course: 2 loops out and back. Headwind outbound avg speed less than 15 mph but tail wing inbound average speed over 20mph. Course is flat flat.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills:
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 02:05
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Average
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
00:37:20 | 03.11 miles | 12m 06s  min/mile
Age Group: 4/4
Overall: 336/368
Performance: Average
Course: Out and back
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
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] 4

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