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Top Gun Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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St. Petersburg, Florida
United States
89F / 32C
Total Time = 1h 16m 14s
Overall Rank = 379/650
Age Group = 35-39
Age Group Rank = 50/70
Pre-race routine:

Did not sleep in my own bed - had coffee (mistake), spicy food last night (mistake)
Event warmup:

  • 07m 2s
  • 442 yards
  • 01m 35s / 100 yards
What would you do differently?:

i would not go out in the pack but stay to the side and pick people off
Transition 1
  • 02m 53s
What would you do differently?:

not take the time to put on socks
  • 33m 53s
  • 10 miles
  • 17.71 mile/hr
What would you do differently?:

need more practice - speed
Transition 2
  • 02m 35s
What would you do differently?:

again spent too much time in transition
  • 29m 53s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 09m 38s  min/mile

did not do good
Post race
Warm down:

walking -

What limited your ability to perform faster:

1. was on vacation last week , too much food, out of my rhythm.

Event comments:

they need to change run course.....

Last updated: 2006-08-05 12:00 AM
00:07:02 | 442 yards | 01m 35s / 100yards
Age Group: 31/70
Overall: 0/650
Performance: Average
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 82F / 28C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Below average Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:53
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
00:33:53 | 10 miles | 17.71 mile/hr
Age Group: 46/70
Overall: 0/650
Performance: Average
Wind: Some
Course: great course at the turn the wind put on the breaks
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills:
Race pace: Drinks: Just right
Time: 02:35
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Bad
Jumping off bike Bad
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:29:53 | 03.1 miles | 09m 38s  min/mile
Age Group: 49/70
Overall: 0/650
Performance: Below average
Course: sucked! deep sand the first 3/4 mile
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below average
Mental exertion [1-5] 2
Physical exertion [1-5] 2
Good race? Ok
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] 3

2006-08-05 12:48 PM

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Subject: Top Gun Triathlon

2006-08-05 2:07 PM
in reply to: #503052

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Williamston, Michigan
Subject: RE: Top Gun Triathlon
ah yes the last 2 miles on sink up to your ankles sand...I have experienced this.  YUCK.  Thats why I won't race at Ft Desoto any more.  Hope you had a fun race!!
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