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Greenville, Michigan
United States
Greenville Recreation Dept.
75F / 24C
Total Time = 1h 10m 14s
Overall Rank = 23/152
Age Group = M40-44
Age Group Rank = 7/22
Pre-race routine:

Showed up early to get a good transition spot.
Event warmup:

Short bike to get the pedals dialed in, .5 mile run, and an easy swim warmup.
  • 07m 14s
  • 440 yards
  • 01m 38s / 100 yards

Annoying. I would've finished a little farther ahead in the swim if they would've had a better starting system. Allowed the "elite" group (which I should've joined) to start in the water 15-20 yards ahead of where the rest of us were at the start line, yet we all started at the same gun. I came out of the water right next to someone who started in the elite pack,but I obviously traveled more distance.
What would you do differently?:

Start with the elite wave, otherwise the swim felt okay.
Transition 1
  • 01m 24s

Didn't get out of the wetsuit well.
  • 36m 26s
  • 11.8 miles
  • 19.43 mile/hr

Slower than last year on the bike, which was a real disappointment. Felt weak the entire way through.
What would you do differently?:

Not sure...
Transition 2
  • 00m 39s

Did this well. Easily the best in my AG, one of the best overall.
What would you do differently?:

  • 24m 31s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 07m 55s  min/mile

Surprisingly, this was my best triathlon run ever. Actually passed someone which made me feel good.
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:

Hung around waiting for results and transition to open.

Last updated: 2014-05-08 12:00 AM
00:07:14 | 440 yards | 01m 38s / 100yards
Age Group: 2/22
Overall: 6/152
Performance: Average
Garmin came close to matching this
Suit: Wetsuit
Start type: Run Plus:
Water temp: 72F / 22C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 01:24
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Below average
00:36:26 | 11.8 miles | 19.43 mile/hr
Age Group: 8/22
Overall: 0/152
Performance: Below average
Garmin had this pretty close.
Wind: Little
Road:   Cadence: 86
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 00:39
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:24:31 | 03.1 miles | 07m 55s  min/mile
Age Group: 11/22
Overall: 0/152
Performance: Good
Garmin had this at 3.06 miles.
Course: Around the lake, only one hill at the turnaround but it hurts.
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Course challenge
Events on-time?
Lots of volunteers?
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities:
Race evaluation [1-5]

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