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Niantic, Connecticut
United States
Hartford Marathon Foundation
75F / 24C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 07m 13s
Overall Rank = 28/466
Age Group = M3034
Age Group Rank = 4/23
Pre-race routine:

Grabbed the boat to hang out in the sound post race. Did the packet pickup, Linda got bad because the massage people ignored here and didn't keep our appointment time.
Event warmup:

Did a mile or so jog pre-race.
Swim
  • 12h 34m
  • 880 yards
  • 1h 25m 41s / 100 yards
Comments:

Felt pretty solid. Did some drafting but also ended up way off course.
What would you do differently?:

Sight better, not rip a hole in my wetsuit
Transition 1
  • 01m 36s
Comments:

I had a very good T1 time. Everything went smoothly.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Bike
  • 31m 48s
  • 12 miles
  • 22.85 mile/hr
Comments:

Great bike. >22 MPH split, pretty decent
What would you do differently?:

this was a week after IMLP so that had to play a role here
Transition 2
  • 00m 52s
Comments:

The bike transition had a steep downhill you had to run with the bike. It sucked but I managed to sprint down the hill in my bike shoes with little issue. Could have busted my ass here.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing, glad I kept my shoes on
Run
  • 20m 24s
  • 3.2 miles
  • 06m 21s  min/mile
Comments:

Best run off of a fast bike I've ever had. Close to my stand alone 5k PR pace in a sprint tri. This was pretty awesome.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Post race
Warm down:

Hang out on the beach for a bit and waited for Linda. Was a cool place to end a race.




Last updated: 2013-08-19 12:00 AM
Swimming
12:34:00 | 880 yards | 1h 25m 41s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/23
Overall: 145/466
Performance: Good
Suit: Full Suit
Course: Clockwise triangle out in the Niantic Bay section of the sound. The water was decent, wasn't too gross. Lots of jellys all over the place but I managed to avoid them.
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 70F / 21C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Average Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 01:36
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Yes
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
Biking
00:31:48 | 12 miles | 22.85 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/23
Overall: 15/466
Performance: Good
Heart rate was <= 165 for the bike, looks like it hit 182 for a bit.
Wind: Little
Course: Pretty hilly course though East Lyme. Roads were fine though and I hauled ass though it.
Road: Smooth  Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 00:52
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
00:20:24 | 03.2 miles | 06m 21s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/23
Overall: 28/466
Performance: Good
Heart Rate hit 192 here and probably averaged over 182. Absolutely cooking off the bike for me.
Course: Lots of zig zags and turns through very flat Niantic streets.
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

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