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BFAST Triathlon Series - Race #1 - Triathlon


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Jacksonville, Florida
United States
Beaches Fine Arts Series
70F / 21C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 34m 50s
Overall Rank = 27/49
Age Group = 50-54
Age Group Rank = 3/4
Pre-race routine:

Got up at ~4:00 AM so we could leave by 4:45.
Event warmup:

Gentle warm-up, active stretching, light jogs
Swim
  • 11m 15s
  • 440 yards
  • 02m 34s / 100 yards
Comments:

My navigation was horrible! It was so hard to even find the buoys while sighting it was so rough!
What would you do differently?:

It was too rough. There really wasn't much else I could do.
Transition 1
  • 02m 44s
What would you do differently?:

Nothing. I was happy with that transition.
Bike
  • 49m 17s
  • 14.8 miles
  • 18.02 mile/hr
Comments:

I didn't really push anything. I'm not really in all that great a shape. My main reason for doing this is to support a friend who was doing her first tri.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing. I didn't plan on killing myself in this race.
Transition 2
  • 01m 20s
Comments:

Just staying within myself. No worries.
Run
  • 30m 16s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 09m 46s  min/mile
Comments:

It was miserable for me. Feet hurt, I'm not in shape for this. Words of encouragement from spectators kept me going.
What would you do differently?:

Be in better shape.
Post race
Warm down:

Went back into ocean when it calmed down. The coolness made my feet and legs feel better.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Out of shape, weigh too much, the wind and waves were brutal.




Last updated: 2015-05-18 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:11:15 | 440 yards | 02m 34s / 100yards
Age Group: 3/4
Overall: 0/49
Performance: Below average
Suit: Trisuit
Course: Out to buoy, then parallel to beach, then back in at the 2nd buoy. They actually changed the exact placement of the buoys as they were setting up because the waves were so much higher in the original area it was less dangerous in the second location.
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 74F / 23C Current: High
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Below average Navigation: Bad
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 02:44
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Yes
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
00:49:17 | 14.8 miles | 18.02 mile/hr
Age Group: 3/4
Overall: 0/49
Performance: Average
Wind: Headwind
Course: All around the naval base, including 2 loops around the air strip.
Road: Rough Dry Cadence: 90
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills:
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 01:20
Overall:
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
Running
00:30:16 | 03.1 miles | 09m 46s  min/mile
Age Group: 3/4
Overall: 0/49
Performance:
Course: Through the residential base, including through people's yards and in a park. The first 1/2 mile (and last 1/2 mile) were on the sand, some of it soft and difficult.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Ok
Evaluation
Course challenge Too hard
Organized? No
Events on-time? No
Lots of volunteers? No
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 2

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