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Cambridge, Maryland
United States
World Triathlon Corporation
70F / 21C
Overcast
Total Time = 9h 46m
Overall Rank = 452/2300
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 70/300
Pre-race routine:

Drove from Delaware. Only hotel not sold out.
Event warmup:

Swam 200 meters
Swim
  • 00m
  • 4224 yards
  • / 100 yards
Transition 1
  • 00m
Comments:

Cancelled
Bike
  • 5h 00m 30s
  • 100 miles
  • 19.97 mile/hr
Comments:

took it real easy first loop. Past about 1200 people on second
What would you do differently?:

maybe push watts about 5-10 more on first loop
Transition 2
  • 13m 25s
Comments:

t2 was choppy compared to most IM events.
Run
  • 4h 32m
  • 26.2 miles
  • 10m 23s  min/mile
Comments:

Deep flooded areas of the run. It felt soothing on the feet.
Post race
Warm down:

went into food tent. Beat the rain

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Flooded areas

Event comments:

Mother nature did a job on this race. I am glad the promoters cancelled the swim. It would have been a horrible day for most if they didn't. This was the most fun I ever had at a Ironman and will do this race again. I did a Ironman last month with similar race weather. Promoters did not cancel a single mile. Dozens of people were hurt. I will never do that race again. It's nice to see that people are looking out for our safety.




Last updated: 2016-09-11 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:00:00 | 4224 yards | / 100yards
Age Group: 0/300
Overall: 0/2300
Performance:
Suit:
Course: Cancelled-This was the right thing to do. The water conditions were horrible.
Start type: Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Rounding:
T1
Time: 00:00
Performance:
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
Biking
05:00:30 | 100 miles | 19.97 mile/hr
Age Group: 66/300
Overall: 400/2300
Performance: Good
Wind:
Course: flat and windy. Just the way I like it
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence: 80
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills:
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks:
T2
Time: 13:25
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
Running
04:32:00 | 26.2 miles | 10m 23s  min/mile
Age Group: 70/300
Overall: 452/2300
Performance: Good
Course: Course was flooded but fun
Keeping cool Good Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
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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wow  you are super speedy!! Glad you liked the area. I'm sort of a homer, being 2 hours away, but I love this town.  They truly want it to work and they tried their darndest.

I'm a swimmer and I agree with you, the swim would have been dangerous.

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