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ITU World Triathlon Chicago - Sprint Course - Triathlon


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Chicago, Illinois
United States
ITU World Triathlon Series
66F / 19C
Sunny
Total Time = 2h 15m 25s
Overall Rank = 407/
Age Group = 35-39M
Age Group Rank = 56/57
Pre-race routine:

Looking for my sister and trying to stay out of the sun.
Event warmup:

A little shadow Boxing to get ready for the swim.
Swim
  • 32m 10s
  • 750 meters
  • 04m 17s / 100 meters
Comments:

My glasses kept getting foggy. I was basically swimming blind. I also was not swimming tall enough. Windmilling too much. I also kept pulling to the wall because I could see that
What would you do differently?:

Use new goggles so they do not fog up.
Transition 1
  • 09m 52s
Comments:

Typical clopper. Walked in bike shoes to bike course. Getting clipped in was perfect though. The run from swim to T1 was very long.
What would you do differently?:

nothing
Bike
  • 47m 10s
  • 20 kms
  • 25.44 km/hr
Comments:

Bike was good. No idea how faster I was going but It felt good. find most was on lower Wacker drive the GPS did not work. No real hills. There was a slight incline but it went well.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing. It was a great ride. my pace was way more than I expected.
Transition 2
  • 05m 44s
Comments:

Another long run. Took my bike shows off pretty quick and walked bare footed.
What would you do differently?:

nothing.
Run
  • 49m 31s
  • 5 kms
  • 09m 54s  min/km
Comments:

It was extremely hot. I ran my normally training pace for most of it which was pretty cool for me. I was in survival mode and just wanted to finish at this point.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Post race
Warm down:

Sat down and drank water

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Weight

Event comments:

It was a good race. Little confusing on the run course. The bike course was not as crowded as I feared.




Last updated: 2014-06-30 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:32:10 | 750 meters | 04m 17s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/57
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
Suit: Yes
Course: point to point
Start type: Deep Water Plus:
Water temp: 66F / 19C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Good Navigation: Bad
Rounding:
T1
Time: 09:52
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
No
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: No
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
00:47:10 | 20 kms | 25.44 km/hr
Age Group: 0/57
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: 2 loop course with 3 180 turn each loop. Most was it was on lower wacker drive.
Road: Rough  Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 05:44
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike Bad
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
00:49:31 | 05 kms | 09m 54s  min/km
Age Group: 0/57
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
Course: 2.5 loops around grant park.
Keeping cool Bad Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %2.1
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
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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