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Marlborough, Connecticut
United States
Pig Iron Sports
65F / 18C
Total Time = 1h 30m 2s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Evening race. Drove down early as it was my first time there. Signed in, scoped it out, asked a LOT of questions
Event warmup:

Stretched, jumped in the water to warm up.
  • 10m 40s
  • 600 yards
  • 01m 47s / 100 yards

First time at this length and only second time with a wet suit. Overall did much better than I had planned.. very surprised.
What would you do differently?:

Practice more w/ the wet suit.
Transition 1
  • 01m 33s

Did well - a little bit unorganized w/ setting up transition.
What would you do differently?:

Think trough the transition process a bit better.
  • 41m 53s
  • 12 miles
  • 17.19 mile/hr

First time on this course. A few moments of am I really going in the right direction. Overall marked well - didn't know where to turn back in / do the second loop.. could be marked a little better.
What would you do differently?:

Bike more hills. Buy a better bike.
Transition 2
  • 01m 21s

Took a while to get running shoes laced up. Wasn't really in a great hurry, tried to get it right instead of fast.
What would you do differently?:

Go faster...
  • 34m 28s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 11m 07s  min/mile

I need to run more..
What would you do differently?:

Run faster. Slow down the bike a bit.
Post race
Warm down:

Stretch, drink some water..

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Performing at my current ability. More training will get me better results.

Event comments:

Very well run. A brief awards ceremony and a bunch of give-a ways post race.

Last updated: 2015-07-16 12:00 AM
00:10:40 | 600 yards | 01m 47s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Suit: Yes - Exterra
Course: Diamond - counter clockwise
Start type: Run Plus:
Water temp: 69F / 21C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Below average
Time: 01:33
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
00:41:53 | 12 miles | 17.19 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
HR - 160+ Tried to smooth out and get it down, didn't happen.
Wind: Some
Course: rolling hills, two loops around the lake. Very nice ride overall. Passed by some very fast TT bikes..
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 01:21
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Below average
00:34:28 | 03.1 miles | 11m 07s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
HR 165+ running is my worse - always burnt after the bike I just trudge through.
Course: Rolling hills around the lake. Nice neighborhoods, well stocked w/ water.
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? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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