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Kerrville, Texas
United States
High Five Events
65F / 18C
Total Time = 3h 01m 1s
Overall Rank = 84/234
Age Group = 50
Age Group Rank = 4/11
Pre-race routine:

Customary pop tart, coffee, and banana. Set up my transition. Talked to participants
Event warmup:

none. Some walking up a big hill to port o potties
  • 21m 50s
  • 1000 meters
  • 02m 11s / 100 meters

What a great swim. I just settled down and got into a groove. I had not completed some OWS training so I did not push it until the last 50 meters.
What would you do differently?:

Push the pace more.
Transition 1
  • 03m 46s

Like I said. The wet suit strippers at this event are better than any other event.
I spend to much time in transition.
  • 1h 31m 1s
  • 29 miles
  • 19.12 mile/hr

Great course. I should have pushed it more early. Congestion on course coming out of transition was bad a first but was reduced after two miles.
What would you do differently?:

Not slow to drink water right before the biggest hill on the course. I had slowed down and had two put up the water bottle at the start of the hill and grind out the rest of the hill. Train on drinking water and riding and putting up water bottle. I am always worried about crashing. Need to perfect technique
Transition 2
  • 02m 42s

Terrible transition. My hammies were killing me. I had tied my T2 bag two tight and my classes were fogged and with out my glasses I can not see $hit. Also, I had
to stop and hit a port of pottie
What would you do differently?:

Train more on transition and be better prepared
  • 1h 01m 40s
  • 6.4 miles
  • 09m 38s  min/mile

The first half mile I stopped to stretch my ham strings twice. Otherwise a decent race. I could tell my lack of training effected my pace. Put I worked through it. The positive feedback from other participants and the crowd helped me out.
What would you do differently?:

Train more
Post race
Warm down:

Nice set up. The food was dissapointing. But the overall post race was good.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Recovering from a major illness. It felt good just to be back at a Tri participating. Such a positive feel to finish. I did better than I thought I would.

Event comments:

High Five does a great job.

Last updated: 2013-09-18 12:00 AM
00:21:50 | 1000 meters | 02m 11s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/11
Overall: 45/234
Performance: Good
Suit: wetsuit
Course: Great course out and back. The beginning was somewhat crowded but it thinned out quickly
Start type: Deep Water Plus:
Water temp: 72F / 22C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 03:46
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: No
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
01:31:01 | 29 miles | 19.12 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/11
Overall: 64/234
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: Flat course with some slight long inclines. Two small hills. Part of course has some rough chip seal
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills: Below average
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 02:42
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Average
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Bad
Racking bike Bad
Shoe and helmet removal
01:01:40 | 06.4 miles | 09m 38s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/11
Overall: 128/234
Performance: Average
Course: Nice course. Mostly flat. Paved. Two hills. Finish was a blast
Keeping cool Good Drinking Too much
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2013-09-30 10:51 AM

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Subject: Kerrville Triathlon - Quarter Course

2013-10-01 10:59 AM
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Subject: RE: Kerrville Triathlon - Quarter Course

Good write up!

Glad you had a good time, my allergies were so bad it was a rough day for me.

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