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Suring, Wisconsin
United States
Kelly Lake Triathlon
65F / 18C
Total Time = 1h 38m 48s
Overall Rank = 26/105
Age Group = 40-99
Age Group Rank = 1/12
Pre-race routine:

Quick bagel and peanut butter and 5 hour energy drink.
Event warmup:

I was staying at my sisters lake home so I was actually able to just ride my bike over to transition. It was a couple of miles so it was a nice warm up.
  • 17m 31s
  • 800 meters
  • 02m 11s / 100 meters

I was in the last wave (5) and was able to catch a few people in the two waves before me. That never happens so I was pretty excited. Swim time included getting out of the water on a ladder, walking the pier and the timing mat was at the transition. Didn't want to slip on wet slick bricks so I walked that all.
What would you do differently?:

Get control of my breathing.
Transition 1
  • 01m 39s

The timing chip was the biggest I'd ever seen. I could not get my wetsuit over it. Very frustrating but I conquered.
What would you do differently?:

Keep my timing chip insinde the leg.
  • 49m 40s
  • 15.5 miles
  • 18.72 mile/hr

Felt so great to pass tons of people. I encouraged others along the way. Had a bunch of water on the bike and a gel.
What would you do differently?:

Spin my legs faster.
Transition 2
  • 01m 5s

Don't have the quick laces so I actually had to tie my shoes. Ran with my visor instead of putting it on in transition.
What would you do differently?:

Get some quick laces.
  • 28m 55s
  • 3.4 miles
  • 08m 30s  min/mile

Feet were numb off the bike but I made them move. I knew the run was a bit longer than a 5k and went out with all I could muster. When I had about a mile left I picked up the pace some more.
What would you do differently?:

Run faster
Post race
Warm down:

Had a water and walked around. I saw the plaques for OA female and male winners so asked if I should stick around for division winner. They said yet. I waited for my name and it was never called. Some glitch in the system gave the Rudy Project sunglasses for 40-99 winner to another woman. All was worked out and I was giving the winner status.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Nothing. I'm very happy.

Event comments:

I couldn't give it a 5 because of the timing mix up but I will do it again if I am up there next year.

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Last updated: 2014-06-23 12:00 AM
00:17:31 | 800 meters | 02m 11s / 100meters
Age Group: 2/12
Overall: 28/105
Performance: Average
Suit: Full
Course: clockwise rectangle
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 78F / 26C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Average Drafting: Good
Waves: Good Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 01:39
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: No
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
00:49:40 | 15.5 miles | 18.72 mile/hr
Age Group: 1/12
Overall: 26/105
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: Around the neighboring lake and out to the country roads. Winds picked up out there. Roads were in pretty good condition with the exception of a couple of miles.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:05
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:28:55 | 03.4 miles | 08m 30s  min/mile
Age Group: 1/12
Overall: 35/105
Performance: Good
Course: Around Kelly Lake. Mostly flat.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Too much
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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