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USAT Age Group National Championship - Sprint Distance - TriathlonSprint


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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
United States
USA Triathlon
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 24m 13s
Overall Rank = 733/1099
Age Group = M40-44
Age Group Rank = 57/66
Swim
  • 16m 34s
  • 750 meters
  • 02m 13s / 100 meters
Comments:

Not bad for only swimming 4-5 times before the race because of the accident.
What would you do differently?:

Not have an accident.
Transition 1
  • 02m 39s
Bike
  • 36m 12s
  • 12.4 miles
  • 20.55 mile/hr
Transition 2
  • 01m 27s
Run
  • 27m 25s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 08m 50s  min/mile
Comments:

Again, not bad for only 5-6 runs since the accident.
Post race
Warm down:

Found Beth and waited for Tony and Monica.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Serious bike accident.




Last updated: 2013-09-05 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:16:34 | 750 meters | 02m 13s / 100meters
Age Group: 56/66
Overall: 757/1099
Performance: Below average
Suit:
Course:
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
T1
Time: 02:39
Performance:
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Yes
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
Biking
00:36:12 | 12.4 miles | 20.55 mile/hr
Age Group: 42/66
Overall: 485/1099
Performance:
Wind: None
Course:
Road: Smooth  Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 01:27
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
00:27:25 | 03.1 miles | 08m 50s  min/mile
Age Group: 62/66
Overall: 892/1099
Performance: Below average
Course:
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 2
Good race? Ok
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] 4

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Subject: USAT Age Group National Championship - Sprint Distance


2013-09-06 1:33 PM
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Subject: RE: USAT Age Group National Championship - Sprint Distance

Sorry about the bike accident, but congrats on getting back out there and putting down a good race!

Do you feel like you're coming back up to where you were before the wreck?  I'm always curious to hear how people approach getting back on the horse, as it were.

You clearly did that!  Congrats again.

Matt

2013-09-06 4:36 PM
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It's about time you did a race report! 

I was sooooo happy for you out on the course Crowny - you were awesome!! 

(and it might have also been awesome that I beat Tony... Cool )

Let's do it all again next year, m'kay? 

2013-09-09 9:56 AM
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Subject: RE: USAT Age Group National Championship - Sprint Distance
Originally posted by mcmanusclan5

Sorry about the bike accident, but congrats on getting back out there and putting down a good race!

Do you feel like you're coming back up to where you were before the wreck?  I'm always curious to hear how people approach getting back on the horse, as it were.

You clearly did that!  Congrats again.

Matt

Thanks for the post. 

I was on the bike trainer a week after the accident, started doing the eliptical about 3 weeks after that and started running and swimming again 8 weeks after the accident.  I'm still only about 13-14 weeks out from the accident.  I lost a LOT of run and swim fitness which will take most of the off season to get back.  As my wife said, "you've had your off season, time to start training".  She's a good coach. 

I have yet to do another bike race and probably won't till next season.  Went of my first group ride a few weekends ago and had to make certain I wasn't too skitchy, which I started out a little in the beginning, but by the end I was fine.  THAT was the thing I was most worried about.  I'll be doing many more group rides over the off season to get comfortable in a pack again.  And I will definitely be doing cycle races again next year.  They make me a better triathlete (as long as I stay upright.  )

Long story short, I'm not starting at the very beginning as it relates to base endurance.  But I'm not even close to where I want to be. 

2013-09-09 9:57 AM
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Subject: RE: USAT Age Group National Championship - Sprint Distance
Originally posted by blueyedbikergirl

It's about time you did a race report! 

I was sooooo happy for you out on the course Crowny - you were awesome!! 

(and it might have also been awesome that I beat Tony... Cool )

Let's do it all again next year, m'kay? 

Absolutely.  I have to kill him again next year AND do better on the same course.  Shooting for sub 1:15 next year. 

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