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Wallis Sands Triathlon - Duathlon

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Rye, New Hampshire
United States
Pursuit Racing
Total Time = 1h 24m 49s
Overall Rank = 131/287
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 21/31
Pre-race routine:

Up early for a quick breakfast and then relax until ready to leave for race. We stayed locally so it was only a couple of minutes away.

The event was modified from a tri to a duathlon due to the weather and threat of lightning. Got to say hi to a couple of friends including GreenMtnLabbit before the race.
  • 13m 19s
  • 1.5 miles
  • 08m 53s  min/mile

First run/bike/run for me so I kept it easy not knowing how it would effect the rest of the race.
Transition 1
  • 01m 56s

A wet T1, but easy since there was no wetsuit to strip.
  • 42m
  • 14.5 miles
  • 20.71 mile/hr

Held back a little starting out due to the weather. Once I was confident that there were no handling or traction issues I pushed a little harder, but definitely held back on curves and turns. Wasn't willing to risk a second crash in a month. :)
Overall very happy with the bike.
Transition 2
  • 01m 51s

Wet shoes and socks are sticky.
  • 25m 43s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 08m 16s  min/mile

Held the run back a little due to issues from a previous race, pushed the last mile a bit to make up some time and felt good.
Post race
Warm down:

Met up with GreenMtnLabbit and chatted for a while. Had some pizza, donuts, cookies. (maybe not in that order.)

Event comments:

I really enjoy the races that are put on by this organization. I love the location and the volunteers are great. I've now done 4 events there and they've all be fun. Thanks to GreenMtnLabbit for bringing this group to my attention!

Last updated: 2013-05-20 12:00 AM
00:13:19 | 01.5 miles | 08m 53s  min/mile
Age Group: 24/31
Overall: 176/287
Performance: Below average
Garmin data put the run at closer to 1.7 miles.
Course: Nice coastal road, out & back.
Keeping cool Drinking
Time: 01:56
Overall: Average
Run with bike? Average
Jump on bike?
Getting up to speed and into shoes:
00:42:00 | 14.5 miles | 20.71 mile/hr
Age Group: 15/31
Overall: 75/287
Performance: Good
Course: Pretty flat loop with about a 1/3 along the ocean.
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence: 88
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 01:51
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:25:43 | 03.11 miles | 08m 16s  min/mile
Age Group: 23/31
Overall: 167/287
Performance: Below average
Course: Out & back along coast.
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Course challenge
Organized? Yes
Events on-time?
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2013-09-24 10:34 AM

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Subject: Wallis Sands Triathlon

2013-09-24 1:29 PM
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Bellows Falls, Vermont
Subject: RE: Wallis Sands Triathlon
Wet race and last minute changes, but still a fun race! I guess the lesson to learn here is you can't prepare for everything. Great to see you at the race, hope to see you soon at another one!
2013-09-24 7:59 PM
in reply to: GreenMtnLabbit

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New Hampshire
Subject: RE: Wallis Sands Triathlon
Totally agree on the bike. I was really timid that it was going to be nasty but it turned out not that bad. Seems like they always put a good race on there too!
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