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Fort De Soto Triathlon Series #1 - Triathlon

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St. Petersburg, Florida
United States
80F / 27C
Total Time = 1h 08m 23s
Overall Rank = 46/264
Age Group = 55-59
Age Group Rank = 2/10
Pre-race routine:

getting there.....on time, the goal.
Event warmup:

ibid, above.
  • 08m 9s
  • 440 yards
  • 01m 51s / 100 yards

sighting/direction was on & off. current & me.....
What would you do differently?:

go harder at the end, tho' sighting into the sunrise was difficult/blinding to see the finish.
Transition 1
  • 03m 54s

can improve, most def T1
What would you do differently?:

set up for quicker exit; run with bike alittle faster; go past mounting line if others are crowding me (they were...) single tie or go with cheap rubber bands on cleat heals for snap-release, get feet secured quicker/sooner in line.
  • 28m 9s
  • 10 miles
  • 21.31 mile/hr

many good cyclists out there, some on roadies too.
What would you do differently?:

going to have to stand up more often and push alittle harder, methinks, to shave time and have a shot at 1st place in AG. Can I pull a 22mph pls Lord? (w/out hurting the run, that is?)
Transition 2
  • 01m 48s

need to shave more time here too
Winner got some T1-2 freebie help from me today, big time!
What would you do differently?:

Get in & the #(%#)$* out!
  • 26m 23s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 08m 31s  min/mile

1st here was duly appreciated, but Lord knows I can run a 25min here (or better yet, miraculous 24+min something?) As with bikers, there were many good (young especially...) runners here today. (runners clubs?)
What would you do differently?:

push alittle harder for 25' or better. Being looser w/out butt-hamy cramps would def help the cause.
Post race
Warm down:

pant, pant, pa...........

What limited your ability to perform faster:

muscle tightness which leads to questionable "conservatism"....methinks.

Event comments:

have two more to go in this series, b4 I can adequately comment here on Multi-Race Series.

Last updated: 2015-05-05 12:00 AM
00:08:09 | 440 yards | 01m 51s / 100yards
Age Group: 2/10
Overall: 29/264
Performance: Good
Suit: shorts
Course: head North.
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 82F / 28C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Average Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Below average
Time: 03:54
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Below average
00:28:09 | 10 miles | 21.31 mile/hr
Age Group: 3/10
Overall: 49/264
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: good loop with straight aways; kinda rickty-rackity tho'; alittle rough, but not the worst I've seen.
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills:
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Not enough
Time: 01:48
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Average
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Below average
Shoe and helmet removal Bad
00:26:23 | 03.1 miles | 08m 31s  min/mile
Age Group: 1/10
Overall: 59/264
Performance: Good
Course: sand beach for bout, first half, then pavement on return.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
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? No
Plenty of drinks? No
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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