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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
United States
RedMan Triathlon
80F / 27C
Sunny
Total Time = 13h 02m
Overall Rank = 105/163
Age Group = 50-54
Age Group Rank = 8/18
Pre-race routine:

Ate a cup of unsweetend applesauce and 12 oz of water with electrolyes in it.
Event warmup:

None
Swim
  • 1h 35m 31s
  • 4224 yards
  • 02m 16s / 100 yards
Comments:

I'm slow. Need to get faster!!
Transition 1
  • 10m 43s
Comments:

I took my time and changed into dry bike shorts. Could have done it faster. Perhaps my buttocks will be better aclimated to my saddle and I won't have to change bike shorts.
What would you do differently?:

could drink extra fluids while riding instead of drinking before getting on the bike.
Bike
  • 6h 23m 32s
  • 112 miles
  • 17.52 mile/hr
Comments:

I could not get my heart rate under control. I was in the low 150s and high 140s most of the race. Apparently, I did not drink enough fluids on the ride for I got VERY dehydrated during the run.
What would you do differently?:

Slow it down a little, or get in better shape and drink more fluids during the ride.
Transition 2
  • 10m 4s
Comments:

I took my time in transition and changed to dry running shorts.
What would you do differently?:

Will try to run in bike shorts next time.
Run
  • 5h 42m 42s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 13m 05s  min/mile
Post race
Warm down:

I soaked in an ice water bath. Helped a little, but I needed more ice.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

I got dehydrated and it got to me. I also went a little too hard on bike.

Event comments:

This was the most organized races I have EVER attended. VERY well run. The course is flat and fun. My family said it was awesome from a spectator point of view. They saw me many times and they could get close to the competitors. They said they liked it better than other races attended.




Last updated: 2013-05-04 12:00 AM
Swimming
01:35:31 | 4224 yards | 02m 16s / 100yards
Age Group: 82/18
Overall: 0/163
Performance: Average
Suit: full
Course: The swim felt good. Noticed discomfort in lower back. Need to use glide over the whole neck/ shoulder area. Had some raw sposts.
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 74F / 23C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
T1
Time: 10:43
Performance: Bad
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Below average
Biking
06:23:32 | 112 miles | 17.52 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/18
Overall: 0/163
Performance: Average
First split was 3:08:28. Pretty fast for me on. The second split was 3:15:05.
Wind: Some
Course: This is a fast relatively level course. Has some rough spots. Had some wind on the second split.
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Too hard Drinks: Not enough
T2
Time: 10:04
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Below average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Below average
Running
05:42:42 | 26.2 miles | 13m 05s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/18
Overall: 0/163
Performance: Bad
Heart rate was slow. I got VERY dehydrated during the run. I also got nauseous and started cramping up. I need to drink more fluids during the bike ride. I need to consider salt tablets as well.
Course: Nice flat course. The only issue with the run is you make the same circuit four times.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
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] 5

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