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Timberman Sprint - Triathlon

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Gilford, New Hampshire
United States
World Triathlon Corporation
68F / 20C
Total Time = 1h 46m 47s
Overall Rank = 286/579
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 15/53
Pre-race routine:

Up at 4:00Am to eat breakfast but the stove didn't work in the cabin we rented. Ate Dunkin Donuts egg and cheese on an english instead.

Race Day Boost, EPO Booost
Event warmup:

lots of stretching. Didn't get to warm up like I usually do.
  • 15m 43s
  • 586 yards
  • 02m 41s / 100 yards
What would you do differently?:

Paced this for a 70.3. Need to work on sprint pacing. Didn't get as dizzy coming out of the water though
Transition 1
  • 03m 45s

Wetsuit got stuck on me
Pedals on the bike weren't set up for me to just take off. I had to fiddle with them
What would you do differently?:

Utilize the wet suit strippers
  • 56m 11s
  • 15 miles
  • 16.02 mile/hr

felt strong on the ride.. But I didn't drink nearly enough!
Transition 2
  • 02m 22s
  • 28m 48s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 09m 17s  min/mile

Had a hard time getting going on. needed to walk a couple of times within the first mile. After that though, I got into a good rhythym
Post race
Warm down:

walked around a bit then sat down by the water, stretched out a bit

What limited your ability to perform faster:

my pacing was off. My body thought it was getting ready for a 70.3 race

Event comments:

This was my first Ironman Brand race and I have to say I had a great experience.

Last updated: 2013-10-14 12:00 AM
00:15:43 | 586 yards | 02m 41s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/53
Overall: 0/579
Performance: Good
Suit: Blue Seventy Reactor
Course: Point to point. Zig zagged a little. Paced this like a 1.2 mile swim though, Didn't get as dizzy getting out of the water but lost some time walking back to T zone. Missed the wet suit strippers completely
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 68F / 20C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 03:45
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:
00:56:11 | 15 miles | 16.02 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/53
Overall: 0/579
Performance: Good
Wind: None
Course: some hills
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Not enough
Time: 02:22
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:28:48 | 03.1 miles | 09m 17s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/53
Overall: 0/579
Performance: Good
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

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