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Atlantic City, New Jersey
United States
Total Time = 1h 56m 59s
Overall Rank = 14/637
Age Group = M16-17
Age Group Rank = 1/4
  • 25m 33s
  • 1760 yards
  • 01m 27s / 100 yards

Felt okay on the swim. Didn't really have anyone to draft off of though. Also didn't expect to be in the water that long (longer course.)
Transition 1
  • 01m 36s
  • 53m 32s
  • 20 miles
  • 22.42 mile/hr

Felt okay on the bike. Most of it was into a headwind though so it was tough, but my averages were right around where I have been all year.
Transition 2
  • 03m 19s

Long run out of T2.
  • 32m 56s
  • 5 miles
  • 06m 35s  min/mile

I was a bit annoyed that the run was shortened from a 10k to a 5-miler, since this was the race I finally would've broken 40:00 in a 10k in. However, still had a much, much faster pace than normal. I don't think I've ever been faster than 7:04/mi so to go 6:35's, I was very happy with it.
Post race
Event comments:

Just a very good race by DelMo Sports, as usual. Mostly everything was on time. Very organized and really fun. Love racing with DelMo.

Last updated: 2013-12-07 12:00 AM
00:25:33 | 1760 yards | 01m 27s / 100yards
Age Group: 1/4
Overall: 15/637
Performance: Average
Suit: blueseventy Reaction Sleeveless
Course: The swim course definitely felt a lot longer than a mile and everyone had it as longer on their Garmin's. I was 3 minutes slower than last year, too. Definitely a long swim.
Start type: Dive Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 01:36
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
00:53:32 | 20 miles | 22.42 mile/hr
Age Group: 2/4
Overall: 41/637
Performance: Good
Wind: Headwind
Course: 2 loop course. Sprinters did 1 loop so our Int'l first loop was great. Very little people, no congestion. Then the 2nd loop was hellish. Tons of people and sprint racers not staying all the way to the right. Lots of congestion. Also, coming in and out of transition, there was a single file line for about 1/2 - 3/4 mile. Into T2 a lady riding about 13mph on a mountain bike really slowed down the front of the pack bikers for a long time.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 03:19
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:32:56 | 05 miles | 06m 35s  min/mile
Age Group: 2/4
Overall: 48/637
Performance: Good
Course: Run mostly on boardwalk. Course was changed from 6.2 miles to 5 miles.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5]
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] 5

2014-09-14 4:13 PM

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Delco, PA
Subject: Atlantic City International Triathlon

2014-09-14 8:06 PM
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Subject: RE: Atlantic City International Triathlon
Nice race man... It was brutal out there on the bike heading out of town (but the 30mph heading back kind of made up for it) and the swim was definitely LONG (closer to 2000 if you ask me). If you count the run out of transition you are almost at 5.6 miles total, plus the wind makes the run time all that much better -- so sub 40 is in the bag for you.

Keep up the great work. Very impressive race against a tough field.
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