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Brooklyn, Iowa
United States
Holiday Lake Triathlon
Total Time = 1h 22m 18s
Overall Rank = 27/91
Age Group = F 35-39
Age Group Rank = 1/4
  • 06m 25s
  • 400 meters
  • 01m 36s / 100 meters

22/91 in the swim.
Transition 1
  • 00m
  • 48m 38s
  • 25 kms
  • 30.84 km/hr

Pace was not what I would have like but the wind held me back a bit!
Transition 2
  • 00m
  • 24m 35s
  • 5 kms
  • 04m 55s  min/km

What would you do differently?:

Possibly get out and train on more hills but not sure if that would help.
Post race
Event comments:

This is a good little race and the community does a great job providing support! I will do it again even though I dread the run every year.

Last updated: 2014-01-02 12:00 AM
00:06:25 | 400 meters | 01m 36s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/4
Overall: 22/91
Performance: Good
Suit: Sleeveless Orca
Course: Swim seemed a little bit short this year
Start type: Run Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 00:00
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
00:48:38 | 25 kms | 30.84 km/hr
Age Group: 0/4
Overall: 33/91
Performance: Average
Wind: Some
Course: Fairly flat with a few challenging hills. It's Iowa, there are always some hills.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering:
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:00
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:24:35 | 05 kms | 04m 55s  min/km
Age Group: 0/4
Overall: 0/91
Performance: Bad
7:55 pace.
Course: VERY, VERY HILLY. This is the hilliest run course I have EVER witnessed in my life. Have done this race a few years in a row and never can prepare ENOUGH. ;)
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
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] 4

2014-04-08 12:09 PM

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