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Gower Sprint Triathlon - TriathlonSprint

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Swansea, Wales
19C / 66F
Total Time = 1h 38m 20s
Overall Rank = 139/290
Age Group = MV
Age Group Rank = 57/
  • 14m 27s
  • 750 meters
  • 01m 56s / 100 meters
Transition 1
  • 01m 39s

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  • 55m 32s
  • 24 kms
  • 25.93 km/hr

Couldn't seem to get going! Frustrating. Had to stop for horses crossing road at beginning of Cefn Bryn descent, got held up at junction and then behind bus coming into Port Eynon
Transition 2
  • 58m 30s
  • 25m 42s
  • 5 kms
  • 05m 08s  min/km
Post race
Event comments:

Always love this race - beautiful location and tough race for a sprint

Last updated: 2016-08-10 12:00 AM
00:14:27 | 750 meters | 01m 56s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 133/290
Start type: Deep Water Plus:
Water temp: 17C / 63F Current: Low
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 01:39
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
00:55:32 | 24 kms | 25.93 km/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 117/290
Wind: Little
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 58:30
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:25:42 | 05 kms | 05m 08s  min/km
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 161/290
Keeping cool Drinking
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] 5

2016-08-10 5:00 AM

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date : November 9, 2009
author : TexasHeatRunner
comments : 5
At mile ten I heard a noise like I had gotten paper in my spokes or something. I looked but saw nothing but a few seconds later my rear tire blows out.
date : June 3, 2009
author : Amy Kuitse
comments : 0
Are these races too close together to give me any sort of recovery? Will I be spent and unhappy racing back to back weekends and then again two weeks after that?
date : September 8, 2008
author : pjwalzphd
comments : 2
When I told my husband that I planned to work toward completing a sprint triathlon, he smiled and was supportive, but a bit disbelieving.
date : April 1, 2008
author : trvw
comments : 0
The challenge? The accomplishment? I want to do this because it is an opportunity to live life. The event is an indoor sprint triathlon. I get to experience the challenge on a safer scale.
date : February 12, 2008
author : mikericci
comments : 0
This plan is designed to make you go faster. 3 workouts per week in each sport, 2 days of strength training and core work. The maximum volume is around 10 hours toward the end of the 12 weeks.
date : September 3, 2006
author : acbadger
comments : 1
Since your “A” race is your marathon, which you stated in your question, this should be your main focus. I encourage you to taper a bit for the sprint distance triathlon.
date : August 30, 2004
author : Ron
comments : 1
Couch-to-sprint triathlon training programs to get you over the finish-line of your first triathlon.
date : August 29, 2004
author : Ron
comments : 1
Program outline of the 16 and 20 week sprint triathlon training plan overviews.