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Clermont, Florida
United States
Sommer Sports
86F / 30C
Overcast
Total Time = 1h 07m 41s
Overall Rank = 67/386
Age Group = M40-44
Age Group Rank = 14/38
Pre-race routine:

Packed better the night before and hit the road with plenty of time to spare.
1 Banana
Event warmup:

None.
Swim
  • 08m 26s
  • 440 yards
  • 01m 55s / 100 yards
Comments:

I definitely had a better/smoother swim this time around. Hardly any bumping or clashes with other guys in my wave. I pushed out a little too wide in the first leg and could have gone on a tighter line to the first turn bouy.
What would you do differently?:

See if I can find an inside line to first bouy.
Transition 1
  • 01m 57s
Comments:

Much better T1 from Race #2. My gear clipped on really well this time and I was out of Transition quicker.
Bike
  • 32m 45s
  • 11 miles
  • 20.15 mile/hr
Comments:

Wow! My HR was really stable throughout the entire course and kept it in the low 150's as desired and only peaked at 155 ("average") during the hilly Mile8 & 9 as expected!
What would you do differently?:

We'll see what another couple of weeks of training result in.
Transition 2
  • 01m 41s
Comments:

Much better effect in T2 this time. I'll see if using a towel to dry off feet will help with socks and shoes next time.
Run
  • 22m 55s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 07m 23s  min/mile
Comments:

Much better pacing this time from the onset. I got down to 7:12min/mile average for Mile3 so I'm almost on target for my 7:00/mile pace. I'm setting my Spark to "Race" mode for Race #4 coming up in Sept.
Post race
Warm down:

Easy to cool down and get my HR normalized this time. I definitely pushed the pace from the onset on the Run but I didn't have after-effects from the effort.

Event comments:

The/my race went off without a hitch once again. It's good to have 3 races under my belt at the same venue to see my improvements. I have gotten better in every metric that matters so I'm happy to see the progress. Looking forward to Race #4 where I want my run to stand out even if my Swim or Bike don't improve or even decline.




Last updated: 2016-02-11 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:08:26 | 440 yards | 01m 55s / 100yards
Age Group: 19/38
Overall: 129/386
Performance: Average
Steady effort and slight uptick in PRE
Suit: None
Course: Counter-clockwise rectangle
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 85F / 29C Current:
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 01:57
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
00:32:45 | 11 miles | 20.15 mile/hr
Age Group: 18/38
Overall: 119/386
Performance: Average
Splits Mile TIME Speed HR 1 0:03:31 17.15 145 2 0:02:49 21.42 150 3 0:02:41 22.56 153 4 0:02:49 21.33 153 5 0:02:58 20.3 153 6 0:02:58 20.41 152 7 0:02:59 20.24 152 8 0:04:09 14.47 155 9 0:03:39 16.52 155 10 0:02:39 22.78 151 .37 0:01:19 16.99 152
Wind: None
Course: Clockwise around Lake Minneola, using open roads.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 01:41
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal
Running
00:22:55 | 03.1 miles | 07m 23s  min/mile
Age Group: 11/38
Overall: 51/386
Performance: Good
Splits Mile Pace Speed HR 1 7:29 8.02 158 2 7:40 7.82 159 3 7:12 8.32 164 .08 6:19 9.5 170
Course: Out and back along lakefront path. Very little shade but luckily it was overcast during the run.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Too hard
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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