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Lake Pflugerville Triathlon - Triathlon

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Pflugerville, Texas
United States
Triathlon Ready
Total Time = 1h 14m 18s
Overall Rank = 81/710
Age Group = M45-49
Age Group Rank = 9/55
Pre-race routine:

Bagel and Diet Coke, of course.
Event warmup:

10' or so jog with a couple of pick ups.
  • 09m 46s
  • 500 meters
  • 01m 57s / 100 meters

Took it easy on the swim very intentionally. Got a bit frustrated during the out leg. I was totally on course heading straight for the buoy, even a little wide, and some idiot kept swimming into the side of me.
Transition 1
  • 02m 8s

Just an okay T1. Took too long getting my socks on. Should have waited until T2 to worry about those. Even better, get some running shoes that I can sockless in.
  • 37m 25s
  • 14 miles
  • 22.45 mile/hr

Good bike. Hit a massive pothole early on and nearly lost my Garmin. Mount broke. Pulled it out and stuck it in my pocket. Looked at it later and realized I wasn't getting any power data, so no idea what it was. Pretty good result, though.
Transition 2
  • 01m 3s
  • 23m 54s
  • 3 miles
  • 07m 58s  min/mile

Lack of training showed up here. Lost myself close to 3 minutes because of it.
Post race
Warm down:


What limited your ability to perform faster:

Not training much in June.

Event comments:

Good race, but holy crap was my AG fast. Top 3 all road over 23 mph and under 7 min miles. Two of them were sub-6:30.

Last updated: 2014-05-09 12:00 AM
00:09:46 | 500 meters | 01m 57s / 100meters
Age Group: 5/55
Overall: 103/710
Performance: Average
Course: Diamond shape, roughly.
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 81F / 27C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:08
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
00:37:25 | 14 miles | 22.45 mile/hr
Age Group: 5/55
Overall: 40/710
Wind: Strong
Road: Rough  Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:03
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:23:54 | 03 miles | 07m 58s  min/mile
Age Group: 16/55
Overall: 188/710
Performance: Below average
Course: Running trail.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 2
Good race? Yes
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

2014-06-17 12:18 PM

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