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Xterra Myrtle Beach - Triathlon

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
United States
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Total Time = 2h 45m 3s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
  • 17m 10s
  • 1000 meters
  • 01m 43s / 100 meters

swim was a straight shot down intercoastal waterway in myrtle beach. water was about 70. with current so pretty quick swim. water was pitch black. yuck. straight into the sun so but since it was a straight shot it was easier just to use the shoreline to spot
What would you do differently?:

push a little harder on the swim.
Transition 1
  • 01m 40s

could have been faster. minor issue getting wetsuit off but not too bad.
  • 1h 36m 57s
  • 14 miles
  • 8.66 mile/hr

tough course for me since I don't do much mountain biking. It took a lot of energy out of my legs for the run. Fun course but lots of short steep ascents. Wrecked once missing my line.
Transition 2
  • 00m 59s

had a tough time getting bike racked.
  • 48m 19s
  • 5 miles
  • 09m 40s  min/mile

took couple miles to get my legs
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

mountain biking skils

Event comments:

Very fun race. Swim was easy with current. mass in water start. 1 wave. Bike trail is very cool and interesting. I had fun but was slow on the bike since my technical mountain biking skills need work. Other athletes were friendly on course working well with me when they needed to pass. Lots of encouragement from other athletes on bike course and on run. Even though I did not place well it was an enjoyable race.

Last updated: 2016-04-11 12:00 AM
00:17:10 | 1000 meters | 01m 43s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 01:40
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed:
01:36:57 | 14 miles | 8.66 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Wind: Little
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:59
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Bad
Shoe and helmet removal
00:48:19 | 05 miles | 09m 40s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
Keeping cool Average Drinking Too much
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Course challenge Too hard
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5]

2016-04-25 9:07 AM

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date : October 7, 2008
author : gczarski
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This past spring I realized a few of us were heading in the wrong direction physically. We were getting together for poker games and kids’ birthdays, but that was it.
date : November 20, 2007
author : Lorenzomtb
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Immediately I felt attracted by the challenge. I have done plenty of biking this summer and a new motivation, particularly toward the end of the summer, was what I needed.
date : November 19, 2007
author : mpk
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I went down to the beach the day before to scout out the course, and it was glorious...the sun was out, the sea was as smooth as glass, and only a hint of a breeze was blowing. “Perfect,” I thought.
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My 1st triathlon, Xterra and the mess I made of myself. This wasn’t your regular triathlon, it was off-road.
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One of the more impressive areas to spectate.
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How to consistently come in last place and enjoy it. By a real expert.
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As a triathlete, there is one acronym that you just can’t fathom ever having next to your name in a race report – DNF: DID NOT FINISH.
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