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Lake Pflugerville Triathlon - Triathlon

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Pflugerville, Texas
United States
Triathlon Ready
75F / 24C
Total Time = 1h 11m 2s
Overall Rank = 41/661
Age Group = M45-49
Age Group Rank = 4/50
Event warmup:

Didn't do a warm up run, but did get in for a short swim, which always helps.
  • 11m 13s
  • 500 meters
  • 02m 14s / 100 meters

10 years of racing and that is the most I've ever been beat up on a swim. I got punched a couple of times and one guy pushed my back so hard that I ended up a foot under water.

I haven't been swimming because of issues with the endless pool, so I was really concerned about redlining and that start did exactly that. I would have been in trouble if I had tried to press on, so I grabbed a kayak for a brief rest. I didn't expect to be remotely in contention for a podium, so I wasn't worried about ti. Turns out that it probably cost me the third spot.
Transition 1
  • 01m 43s
  • 35m 20s
  • 14 miles
  • 23.77 mile/hr

Seriously fast bike split. No idea what the power was, though, because I didn't have the cadence magnet that would have turned the PM on.
Transition 2
  • 00m 59s
  • 21m 53s
  • 3 miles
  • 07m 17s  min/mile

Not a bad run considering that I haven't done any speed work since The Rookie.
Post race
Event comments:

Bit of a weather delay, but that's not the organizer's fault.

Last updated: 2015-06-21 12:00 AM
00:11:13 | 500 meters | 02m 14s / 100meters
Age Group: 15/50
Overall: 223/661
Performance: Below average
Suit: Torque
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 78F / 26C Current: Low
200M Perf. Bad Remainder: Average
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 01:43
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
00:35:20 | 14 miles | 23.77 mile/hr
Age Group: 2/50
Overall: 9/661
Performance: Good
HR 162
Wind: Some
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:59
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Average
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:21:53 | 03 miles | 07m 17s  min/mile
Age Group: 13/50
Overall: 92/661
Performance: Average
HR 170
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? No
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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