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Rev3 Quassy - Half Rev - Triathlon

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Middlebury, Connecticut
United States
Revolution 3
85F / 29C
Total Time = 5h 10m 37s
Overall Rank = 98/996
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 13/172
Pre-race routine:

4 apple sauce, bagel w/jelly, Perform, 1 scoop protein, banana, gel
Event warmup:

swam 200 yards
  • 35m 55s
  • 2112 yards
  • 01m 42s / 100 yards
Transition 1
  • 02m 17s
  • 2h 48m 36s
  • 56 miles
  • 19.93 mile/hr
What would you do differently?:

better pace, save more energy. Power Gel with 2x caffeine upsets the stomach. The Power Bars worked okay, just all stuck together.
Transition 2
  • 01m 48s
  • 1h 43m 16s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 07m 53s  min/mile

no gels! Shot Blox worked great!!
Post race
Warm down:

Ice cold, wet towel was a life saver, I hurt really bad

What limited your ability to perform faster:

burnt to much gas on the ride!!

Event comments:

The volunteers were awesome. The swag has really gone downhill from years in the past, but the service is still tops!!

Last updated: 2012-08-05 12:00 AM
00:35:55 | 2112 yards | 01m 42s / 100yards
Age Group: 46/172
Overall: 297/996
Performance: Good
Suit: sleeveless
Course: Blinding sun on back leg of the course - could NOT SEE ANYTHING
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 72F / 22C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:17
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
02:48:36 | 56 miles | 19.93 mile/hr
Age Group: 24/172
Overall: 106/996
Performance: Good
Wind: Some with gusts
Course: painful hills - burnt up too much energy on the hills, suffered from mile 34 on, not enough juice to start the run strong. Need to pace better
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Below average
Race pace: Too hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:48
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
01:43:16 | 13.1 miles | 07m 53s  min/mile
Age Group: 18/172
Overall: 96/996
Performance: Good
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 2
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Ok
Course challenge Too hard
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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