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Portsmouth, Ohio
United States
HFP Racing
63F / 17C
Precipitation
Total Time = 26m 52s
Overall Rank = 48/300
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Drove down from Michigan. Took me an hour more than I expected. Made me very anxious. I have never done this race before and was a little nervous. Once I got there and got signed in and started to talk to people who had done it before I relaxed and got ready to race.
Event warmup:

Got in to my wetsuit (old one). Ripped one of the legs pretty significantly putting it on. I had soaked it and everything but my hand went right through it. I think maybe it is just getting old.
Swim
  • 05m 14s
  • 250 meters
  • 02m 05s / 100 meters
Comments:

I believe this swim was significantly long. I didn't have a great swim but it wasn't bad either. I felt like I was pushing the pace on this and trying to be fast which I often do not do.
Transition 1
  • 01m 29s
Comments:

went just fine.
Bike
  • 12m 7s
  • 6 kms
  • 29.71 km/hr
Comments:

fast double out and back in the rain. It was a significant amount of uphill. My brakes were not working well and it was wet so I had to take it just a little bit easy on the descents
What would you do differently?:

get my brakes working
Transition 2
  • 00m 59s
Comments:

not sure why this took so long. Must be transition because I just looked and this was my fastest T1 of the weekend.
Run
  • 07m 3s
  • 1 miles
  • 07m 03s  min/mile
Comments:

I was pushing this in the low 6 pace (6:10 to 20) on the uphill. I knew it was just a mile and wanted to go hard but not so hard that I destroyed my legs for the weekend. Right about the turnaround I started to get some upper abdominal cramps which has only happened to me one other time when I was pushing a pace that my body couldn't handle. I backed off just a little bit and cruised home. I never saw a pace over about 6:40 on my Garmin so I am not sure where the 7:03 came from.
Post race
Warm down:

stretched. dried off. warm clothes on. back to the hotel asap to rest up for day two.

Event comments:

great start to the weekend




Last updated: 2014-06-10 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:05:14 | 250 meters | 02m 05s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/300
Performance: Average
Suit: old aquaman
Course: rectanglish
Start type: Run Plus: Time Trial
Water temp: 59F / 15C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 01:29
Performance:
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
No
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
Biking
00:12:07 | 06 kms | 29.71 km/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/300
Performance: Good
Wind: None
Course: double out and back with two significant uphills and two significant downhills.
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks:
T2
Time: 00:59
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
00:07:03 | 01 miles | 07m 03s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/300
Performance: Average
Course: out and back. Uphill for 1/2 mile out and then down hill back.
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities:
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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