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USA Triathlon Age Group Nationals - TriathlonOlympic


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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
United States
USA Triathlon
65F / 18C
Sunny
Total Time = 2h 19m 5s
Overall Rank = 755/2677
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 94/183
Pre-race routine:

Transition open from 6-7:30am. First Wave at 8:00am my wave 10:20 am
Event warmup:

Swam 200 yards 10 minutes before race.
Swim
  • 22m 37s
  • 1500 meters
  • 01m 31s / 100 meters
Transition 1
  • 02m 21s
Bike
  • 1h 03m 40s
  • 40 kms
  • 37.70 km/hr
Comments:

My chain and cogs were very worn. Changed my cycling style. Stayed in seat most of the time. Had one close call on passing, a guy was blocking.
What would you do differently?:

make sure the bike is serviced before the race
Transition 2
  • 01m 40s
Run
  • 48m 46s
  • 10 kms
  • 04m 53s  min/km
Post race
Warm down:

hung out in the athlete area with Kim.. They were serving Burritos, which were not very good.

Event comments:

They did not have any drinks for spectators and very few rest rooms.




Last updated: 2013-04-06 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:22:37 | 1500 meters | 01m 31s / 100meters
Age Group: 31/183
Overall: 355/2677
Performance:
USAT Age Group Natl Championship 1500 m swim; Lake Michigan Discovery World; 10:20 AM; 22:36.96; 7:32.3 avg 500m; 1:22 avg 100 yards
Suit: Orca Suit
Course: Lake Michigan, Discovery World Cove
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 65F / 18C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Good Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 02:21
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
Biking
01:03:40 | 40 kms | 37.70 km/hr
Age Group: 87/183
Overall: 535/2677
Performance: Average
USAT Age Group Natl Championship 40k bike; 10:43 AM; race time 1:03:40.20; garmin time 1:06:01; 531'gain; 23.42 avg mph; 34.4 max mph; bpm 121-152-172; 791 calories
Wind: Some
Course: Lake Shore Drive, Milwaukee
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 80
Turns: Good Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Bad Hills: Below average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 01:40
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal
Running
00:48:46 | 10 kms | 04m 53s  min/km
Age Group: 138/183
Overall: 1512/2677
Performance:
USAT Age Group Natl Championship 10k run; 11:48 AM; 26' gain; race time 48:46.38; garmin time 49:16; avg 7:37.63 1mi pace; bpm 115-161-174; 425 calories.
Course: Oak Leaf Trail & Lake Shore Drive;
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? No
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Below average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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