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Lincoln, Nebraska
United States
Cornhusker State Games
Total Time = 1h 17m 37s
Overall Rank = 46/189
Age Group = M30-34
Age Group Rank = 8/16
Pre-race routine:

Got up early had breakfast and hit the road to Lincoln. Had everything packed the night before, so it was pretty easy to get up and out the door. Sipped on some gatorade on the way to Lincoln.

Once I got to the race site I racked my bike, hit the porta potties, and got checked in. Chatted with friends until the pre-race meeting.
Event warmup:

Walk down to the beach.
  • 10m 21s
  • 500 yards
  • 02m 04s / 100 yards

Swim went fine. The first 200 was great then my goggles fogged and I had trouble seeing. I was actually able to draft off somebody in front of me for a little while.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 01m 58s

Pretty uneventful T1 other than dropping my sunglasses.
What would you do differently?:

Not drop my sunglasses.
  • 41m 1s
  • 12.43 miles
  • 18.18 mile/hr

It took a few minutes to feel like I got into a rhythm. I felt like I was going faster than 18.18mph. Heard a few people say the course was longer than advertised. Overall the bike was fine.
What would you do differently?:

Maybe push just a little harder.
Transition 2
  • 01m 4s

What would you do differently?:

  • 23m 23s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 07m 31s  min/mile

Took a mile for my legs to come back then felt good after that.
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:

Walked around and got something to drink. Talked with friends.

Event comments:

Had a good time. This might be the only race I get in this year due to work and family obligations. Had fun and had good race. I'm happy.

Last updated: 2014-06-23 12:00 AM
00:10:21 | 500 yards | 02m 04s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/16
Overall: 0/189
Performance: Good
Course: Triangle shaped swim route in Holmes lake.
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 01:58
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed: Average
00:41:01 | 12.43 miles | 18.18 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/16
Overall: 0/189
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: 3 Laps on Lincoln city streets
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:04
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:23:23 | 03.11 miles | 07m 31s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/16
Overall: 0/189
Performance: Good
Course: Trail run at Holmes lake.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2014-08-10 10:39 PM

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Subject: Cornhusker State Games Triathlon

2014-08-12 12:01 AM
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Subject: RE: Cornhusker State Games Triathlon
Ya....I think the bike course was a bit longer. Can't remember what my computer said, but it was more.
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