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Pasco, Washington
United States
3 Rivers Road Runners
99F / 37C
Total Time = 1h 50m 44s
Overall Rank = 134/146
Age Group = 50-54
Age Group Rank = 6/6
Pre-race routine:
Drove an hour and a half to the event site.
Event warmup:

Set up my transition, visited the restroom several times, and then walked the half mile to the swim start with everyone else.
  • 21m 40s
  • 880 yards
  • 02m 28s / 100 yards

Lots of rocks around the bouy by the water exit. It looked like an underwater field of pods from the movie Alien. Got hung up on the pods and had to float on my back until I could clear them.
What would you do differently?:

Familiarize myself with the swim. It's much more important to do it with this race than Righteous Richland, which is a pretty straight forward swim. This one is not. Lots of millweed and rocks. Need to figure out how to navigate around the rocks and the best spot for exit.
Transition 1
  • 04m 21s

I forgot my new wetsuit is smaller and not quite so easy to remove, so I didn't start taking it off soon enough. Struggled with my race belt a bit.
What would you do differently?:

Start taking my wetsuit off sooner. I wonder if I should try wearing my race belt under my wetsuit?
  • 44m 53s
  • 12 miles
  • 16.04 mile/hr

I thought I would have placed better here. I really pushed my comfort levels by pedaling while cornering. I rode as hard as I could.
What would you do differently?:

Transition 2
  • 00m 41s

Really fast here.
What would you do differently?:

  • 39m 8s
  • 3 miles
  • 13m 02s  min/mile

My GPS watch refused to connect to the satellite. I spent probably the first mile fighting with it until I finally just shoved it in my back pocket. It was really, really hot--near triple digits, but the heat did not affect me.
What would you do differently?:

Run faster. I really pushed myself on the bike and was pretty worn out by the time I got to the run.
Post race
Warm down:

Got some ice cold grapes and a soda from the cooler in my truck.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

My body. And maybe my mind.

Last updated: 2014-11-13 12:00 AM
00:21:40 | 880 yards | 02m 28s / 100yards
Age Group: 6/6
Overall: 135/146
Performance: Below average
Course: Lots of millweed and rocks. Lots and lots of rocks at the end.
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Bad
Time: 04:21
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
00:44:53 | 12 miles | 16.04 mile/hr
Age Group: 5/6
Overall: 124/146
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: Pretty much straight out and back, except for a block through a residential area at the turnaround. Only one significant hill. Otherwise, it was pretty flat.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:41
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal
00:39:08 | 03 miles | 13m 02s  min/mile
Age Group: 6/6
Overall: 6/146
Performance: Below average
Course: Pretty much out and back.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Ok
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 3

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