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Austin, Texas
United States
High Five Events
70F / 21C
Overcast
Total Time = 54m 22s
Overall Rank = 32/877
Age Group = M45-49
Age Group Rank = 2/40
Pre-race routine:

Don't eat Clif bars before races! Wanted to barf that thing up on the bike and it's really not the first time.
Event warmup:

About 2 minutes in the water. Active stretching.
Swim
  • 05m 37s
  • 300 meters
  • 01m 52s / 100 meters
Comments:

Probably the roughest lake swim I've ever done. Wind was blowing straight across the lake so waves were pretty bad.
What would you do differently?:

Same thing as every other race, train more!
Transition 1
  • 02m 20s
Comments:

Overall pretty good. Wish I hadn't bothered putting my watch on the handlebars because the zeroing of the PM didn't work anyway.
Bike
  • 30m 53s
  • 11.2 miles
  • 21.76 mile/hr
Comments:

Not too sure about the overall rank because the open wave times were all jacked up. First in the AG was only 10 seconds faster. No idea what my power output really was because I forgot to zero the PM before the race and it was definitely reading low. I wouldn't have placed that high on just 192 watts.
What would you do differently?:

Solid bike. Not sure any changes are necessary
Transition 2
  • 01m 12s
Comments:

Actually had to tie my shoes today because I couldn't find my Zoots.
Run
  • 14m 17s
  • 2 miles
  • 07m 08s  min/mile
Comments:

Probably could have gone a little harder.
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

Swim, of course. Better training may have given me the 18 seconds I was short of winning the AG.

Event comments:

Typical quality event from High Five. Can't go wrong with their races.




Last updated: 2016-05-02 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:05:37 | 300 meters | 01m 52s / 100meters
Age Group: 11/40
Overall: 119/877
Performance: Below average
Suit: Xterra swim skin
Course:
Start type: Wade Plus: Time Trial
Water temp: 76F / 24C Current: High
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Bad
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 02:20
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Yes
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
00:30:53 | 11.2 miles | 21.76 mile/hr
Age Group: 2/40
Overall: 13/877
Performance: Average
Wind: Some
Course:
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
T2
Time: 01:12
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
Running
00:14:17 | 02 miles | 07m 08s  min/mile
Age Group: 4/40
Overall: 60/877
Performance: Average
Course:
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
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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