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Crown Point, Indiana
United States
80F / 27C
Total Time = 1h 11m 25s
Overall Rank = 11/62
Age Group = 20-24
Age Group Rank = 2/2
Pre-race routine:

First race ever. Got to transition 2 hours before race time. Got set up. Ate a powerbar and had some water.
Event warmup:

  • 04m 56s
  • 400 meters
  • 01m 14s / 100 meters

Started first. Felt good for first half. Last half shoulders were getting tired.
What would you do differently?:

Train more swimming
Transition 1
  • 01m 25s

Shoes were not open in transition. Ran with shoes on feet to mount line.
What would you do differently?:

Have straps open.
  • 38m 5s
  • 12 miles
  • 18.91 mile/hr

Led for most of the first loop. Was going too fast, just excited to be in the lead.Maybe drank too much, felt sloshy on the run.
What would you do differently?:

Slow down a little at the beginning.
Transition 2
  • 00m 59s

Ran with bike shoes to transition after brief walk immediately off bike. Legs wobbly taking shoes off. Stabilized and put on running shoes. Ran out of transition
What would you do differently?:

Run whole way in.
  • 25m 57s
  • 5 kms
  • 05m 11s  min/km

Legs felt heavy at the beginning. After first aid station, felt better. Last mile or so felt like I was in a groove.
What would you do differently?:

go out faster.
Post race
Warm down:

Two waters, a donut and chocolate milk. A little stretching.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Unsure about what to expect.

Event comments:

Small race in its first year. Just a small community race, but great for first timers. I wish there had been 1 more aid station on the run. Bike course was not closed, but traffic was stopped at each intersection. No problems there. Run was through a quiet neighborhood. Some raffles at the end, a dj, but nothing too fancy. Great race for kids (have 2 mini spints for ages 6-9, 10-13). Overall, great experience and looking forward to more tri's!

Last updated: 2013-09-30 12:00 AM
00:04:56 | 400 meters | 01m 14s / 100meters
Age Group: 1/2
Overall: 1/62
Performance: Good
Suit: TYR Tracer B
Course: 50 in each lane of an 8 lane pool. 1 person sent every 10 seconds
Start type: Inside Pool Plus: Time Trial
Water temp: 82F / 28C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 01:25
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
00:38:05 | 12 miles | 18.91 mile/hr
Age Group: 2/2
Overall: 14/62
Performance: Average
Wind: Some
Course: 3 loop course with some hills. 1 big downhill.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 90
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:59
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Bad
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:25:57 | 05 kms | 05m 11s  min/km
Age Group: 2/2
Overall: 20/62
Performance: Average
Course: 1 loop rectangle through neighborhoods. No significant hills
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
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? No
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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