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Peachtree City, Georgia
United States
Tri Peachtree City
69F / 21C
Total Time = 1h 23m 32s
Overall Rank = 195/644
Age Group = 45-50
Age Group Rank = 20/50
Pre-race routine:

Same as normal; oatmeal, juice, water and fruit bar before swimming
Event warmup:

swam 100 yards
  • 11m 37s
  • 586 yards
  • 01m 59s / 100 yards

Time trial start so folks were evenly spaced. set a good steady pace to begin with and passed several people early.
What would you do differently?:

nothing. this was probably my best open water swim in a race. the focus on my pool swims appears to be paying off
Transition 1
  • 01m 39s

a little slow getting on socks due to rain
  • 43m 8s
  • 14 miles
  • 19.47 mile/hr

roads were wet so had to take it easy on turns and on a couple of down hill sections. i probably could have gone faster but wanted to save my legs some. in the past i have over-pushed the bike and this has cost me on the run.. this time i made sure i left some in the tank for the run and it seems to have paid off
Transition 2
  • 01m 6s
  • 26m 6s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 08m 25s  min/mile

This is a PR for a 5K!!!!! so very pleased. i went out at a pace i thought i could maintain for 5K and all of my mile splits were almost identical. Very pleased that i could perform faster than previously and all my half iron training appears to be paying off!
What would you do differently?:

nothing....this was a PR
Post race
Warm down:

stretched; cheered my tri club team mates on to the finish.

Event comments:

Well run race and nice course

Last updated: 2013-08-17 12:00 AM
00:11:37 | 586 yards | 01m 59s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/50
Overall: 0/644
Performance: Good
Start type: Plus:
Water temp: 76F / 24C Current: Low
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 01:39
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
00:43:08 | 14 miles | 19.47 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/50
Overall: 0/644
Performance: Good
Course: rolling hills
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 01:06
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:26:06 | 03.1 miles | 08m 25s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/50
Overall: 0/644
Performance: Good
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers?
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities:
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