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Wausau, Wisconsin
United States
78F / 26C
Total Time = 2h 22m 47s
Overall Rank = 16/93
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 3/8
Pre-race routine:

Purge, endurance blend shake
Event warmup:

short swim
  • 18m 36s
  • 880 yards
  • 02m 07s / 100 yards

Wet suits allows this year, still didn't help my time if anything I was slower in T1 because of suit
What would you do differently?:

continue summer swim
Transition 1
  • 01m 55s

next step would be to rubber band shoes up and train without socks or run out in socks
What would you do differently?:

Practice wet suit removal
  • 1h 14m 42s
  • 28 miles
  • 22.49 mile/hr

need to get into a tri shoe and off the road platform, new wheels helped climbing and overall speed downhill
What would you do differently?:

more long rides coming into this race
Transition 2
  • 01m 1s

pretty smooth through here
  • 46m 35s
  • 6.2 miles
  • 07m 31s  min/mile

first race this year I notice the lack of run training, gives me a goal for next year. Suffered from lack of hydration in the last mile. Probably due to not enough on the bike.
What would you do differently?:

rethink my H2O planning and stick to it.
Post race
Warm down:

short soak in the lake.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Not enough swimming and running leading into this race.

Last updated: 2014-03-26 12:00 AM
00:18:36 | 880 yards | 02m 07s / 100yards
Age Group: 3/8
Overall: 37/93
Performance: Below average
Course: counter clockwise loop
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 70F / 21C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 01:55
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
01:14:42 | 28 miles | 22.49 mile/hr
Age Group: 1/8
Overall: 5/93
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: country roads, some fast down hills some really slow up hills
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 85
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Not enough
Time: 01:01
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:46:35 | 06.2 miles | 07m 31s  min/mile
Age Group: 3/8
Overall: 22/93
Performance: Average
Course: Rural roads mixed in with the sprint and short course. Nice pick me up to run with fresher racers up to the turn around, and again when you rejoin.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
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

2014-08-04 10:55 AM

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