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Augusta, Georgia
United States
World Triathlon Corporation
Sunny
Total Time = 4h 56m 12s
Overall Rank = 245/
Age Group = M40-44
Age Group Rank = 46/
Pre-race routine:

Hotel, eat some bkfast, drive to race
Event warmup:

some light running
Swim
  • 26m 25s
  • 2112 yards
  • 01m 15s / 100 yards
Comments:

No big deal, didn't push the hardest.
Transition 1
  • 04m 45s
Comments:

Made a decision to go to porta potty out of water. Good decision since sometimes have trouble peeing on bike.
What would you do differently?:

try to pee in water, but since it was not a floating start didn't get chance
Bike
  • 2h 36m 14s
  • 56 miles
  • 21.51 mile/hr
Comments:

wanted to keep steady pace and not overdo it for the first half. Looking back should've pushed the first 15 miles a tad more
Transition 2
  • 04m 43s
Comments:

Didn't pee on bike so I went to porta potty, good decision. After I realized I forgot my bottle of EFS that I carry on run with me. I contemplated whether to run the extra 30" back to bike for bottle, which was good decision since I like to run with drink. cost me an extra minute
What would you do differently?:

don't forget run bottle when rack bike, since transition area was big
Run
  • 1h 44m 5s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 07m 57s  min/mile
Comments:

wanted to go sub 8 on run and feel good for entire. Knew I needed to run around a 1:45 to go sub 5 for race. felt great for first 7 miles then slight twinge in leg kicked in. made sure to take salt tabs and refill bike bottle I carried. stomach also didn't feel the best but it was okay. last mile was 7:25 pace to ensure I went sub 5.
Post race
Warm down:

had a few beers and a piece of pizza. watched some friends finish.




Last updated: 2013-05-28 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:26:25 | 2112 yards | 01m 15s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Suit:
Course: point to point down river
Start type: Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Rounding:
T1
Time: 04:45
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
Biking
02:36:14 | 56 miles | 21.51 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance:
Wind: Some
Course: loop w some hills. according to other past racers wind was stronger than in past. some of roads had rough patches, but overall nice course.
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
T2
Time: 04:43
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
Running
01:44:05 | 13.1 miles | 07m 57s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
Course:
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized?
Events on-time?
Lots of volunteers?
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities:
Race evaluation [1-5]

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nice job out there! I hear you on not pushing the first half! easy to do b/c of adrenaline! i too had a beer and it was just what the doc ordered!
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