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Boulder, Colorado
United States
World Triathlon Corporation
75F / 24C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 56m 5s
Overall Rank = 365/
Age Group = F45-49
Age Group Rank = 19/26
Pre-race routine:

Got up at 4:45, drank coffee and ate a hard boiled egg, banana, and almond butter with honey and salt on the drive up. Got there quickly.
Event warmup:

Walking around and chatting with Vickie, Bruce, Alan, and the Tribella ladies.
Swim
  • 19m 21s
  • 750 meters
  • 02m 35s / 100 meters
Comments:

I'm so freaking slow. I also had my wetsuit on for the first time this year and it tired out my shoulders- felt snug. I was a little panicked but calmed myself down.
What would you do differently?:

Train more, try on my wetsuit before the race, and do at least one open water swim.
Transition 1
  • 03m 13s
Comments:

Not terrible
Bike
  • 1h 02m 21s
  • 17.2 miles
  • 16.55 mile/hr
Comments:

I haven't had enough time in the saddle, so I'm not too unhappy with this time. I also dropped my first GU so I had to improvise my nutrition.
What would you do differently?:

Train more
Transition 2
  • 02m 19s
Run
  • 28m 51s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 09m 19s  min/mile
Comments:

Run was definitely the best of the three. I passed a few people, and felt relatively good. Some more speed workouts should help.
What would you do differently?:

Train more.
Post race
Warm down:

Walked around and talked to people. Had a slice of pizza.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Training! Looking back, I did this about the same pace as my last tri, but slower than when I was racing in 2009. I think it's the training volume that made the difference then. I'll definitely need to ratchet it up a bit for the Boulder Peak.




Last updated: 2014-01-02 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:19:21 | 750 meters | 02m 35s / 100meters
Age Group: 22/26
Overall: 372/
Performance: Below average
Suit: Yes
Course: Big square
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 68F / 20C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
T1
Time: 03:13
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
No
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
01:02:21 | 17.2 miles | 16.55 mile/hr
Age Group: 19/26
Overall: 397/
Performance: Below average
Wind: Little
Course: Big circle, long slight uphill to start, then fun
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 02:19
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
Running
00:28:51 | 03.1 miles | 09m 19s  min/mile
Age Group: 14/26
Overall: 322/
Performance: Average
Course: Round the res...
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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