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Scottsboro, Alabama
United States
Goosepond Island Half Distance Triathlon
Total Time = 5h 49m 41s
Overall Rank = 87/187
Age Group = 35-39
Age Group Rank = 16/23
Pre-race routine:

tried to eat oatmeal. couldnt. got nauseated. ate 1/2 of honey stinger waffle while setting up transition
Event warmup:

10 min run, 10 min bike, 300 swim
  • 33m 58s
  • 2112 yards
  • 01m 37s / 100 yards
What would you do differently?:

start on inside and not stop to let traffic go by
Transition 1
  • 02m 4s

dried off a little due to cool temps. put on socks and shoes
What would you do differently?:

  • 3h 04m 4s
  • 56 miles
  • 18.25 mile/hr

tood 2 270 cal infinite 24 oz bottles. took 2 scoops in bento and refilled 1 bottle at 1/2 way. Back hurt 3/4 of ride. power dropped significantly in 2nd half
What would you do differently?:

push harder
Transition 2
  • 01m 24s
What would you do differently?:

  • 2h 08m 14s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 09m 47s  min/mile
What would you do differently?:

take gel with me!
Post race
Warm down:

got back in river

What limited your ability to perform faster:

core strength, training consistency

Last updated: 2013-10-17 12:00 AM
00:33:58 | 2112 yards | 01m 37s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/23
Overall: 0/187
Performance: Good
2 loops
Suit: orca
Course: 2 loop course. narrow channel between milfoil and bouy.
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:04
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed:
03:04:04 | 56 miles | 18.25 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/23
Overall: 0/187
Performance: Bad
Wind: Little
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 01:24
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
02:08:14 | 13.1 miles | 09m 47s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/23
Overall: 0/187
Performance: Bad
Course: rolling, very little shade
Keeping cool Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5] 2
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
Course challenge
Events on-time?
Lots of volunteers?
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities:
Race evaluation [1-5]

2013-10-17 7:16 AM

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