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Augusta, Georgia
United States
World Triathlon Corporation
61F / 16C
Sunny
Total Time = 4h 54m 38s
Overall Rank = 238/3341
Age Group = M 35-39
Age Group Rank = 46/361
Pre-race routine:

Woke up. Picked up Rachel. Had a bagel with PB. Set up transition. Had a bagel with honey. Walked over to swim start with Clay and Gaby. Ate come clif bloks and headed down to swim start.
Event warmup:

Had an hour and 15min before the start of my wave, so couldn't do much.
Swim
  • 23m 35s
  • 2112 yards
  • 01m 07s / 100 yards
Comments:

Slid off the dock and into the water. Started swimming and was getting knocked around. Tried to get out ahead of everyone. Never saw any of the buoys, but felt good. Finally saw the last red buoy that lead to the exit.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Transition 1
  • 03m 38s
Comments:

Long run, but they had wetsuit strippers. Had to pee in transition and did so right in front of my bike.
What would you do differently?:

Not pee
Bike
  • 2h 40m 28s
  • 56 miles
  • 20.94 mile/hr
Comments:

Felt pretty good. Right hip/butt was hurting but the hills helped me get out of the saddle and stretch a little bit.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Transition 2
  • 04m 32s
Comments:

Some jackass stopped right in front of me at the dismount line. I was on the far left and hoping he would keep going, but dumbasses will be dumasses. Had to pee again so stopped in the PP.
What would you do differently?:

Not pee
Run
  • 1h 42m 25s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 07m 49s  min/mile
Comments:

Started out feeling good. Knew I was running to fast to hold, but figured I'd see how long I could hold it. At mile 8.5 started to get some stomach cramps. Started doing walking breaks through aid stations.to get in some hydration/nutrition. Started feeling better in the last mile or so, but still did the walking breaks.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Post race
Warm down:

Drank water and walked around

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Nothing

Event comments:

Would recommend this course as a 70.3 race.


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Last updated: 2013-04-22 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:23:35 | 2112 yards | 01m 07s / 100yards
Age Group: 17/361
Overall: 106/3341
Performance: Good
Suit: Xterra sleeveless
Course: Point to point downstream
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 69F / 21C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 03:38
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
No
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
Biking
02:40:28 | 56 miles | 20.94 mile/hr
Age Group: 61/361
Overall: 315/3341
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: Lollipop
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 04:32
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
01:42:25 | 13.1 miles | 07m 49s  min/mile
Age Group: 46/361
Overall: 238/3341
Performance: Good
1 7:15.1 1.00 7:15 2 7:13.3 1.00 7:13 3 7:22.7 1.00 7:23 4 7:28.8 1.00 7:29 5 7:49.6 1.00 7:50 6 7:37.4 1.00 7:37 7 7:42.7 1.00 7:43 8 7:56.8 1.00 7:57 9 8:06.5 1.00 8:07 10 8:38.0 1.00 8:38 11 8:43.9 1.00 8:44 12 8:41.1 1.00 8:41 13 8:33.1 1.00 8:33 14 :10.9 0.02 7:45
Course: 2 loops in downtown Augusta
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

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Nice race, bro! Miles 8+ were not easy! Great way to hang in there!
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