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Montgomery, Texas
United States
Outloud! Productions
75F / 24C
Total Time = 5h 48m 53s
Overall Rank = 120/471
Age Group = 50-54
Age Group Rank = 12/34
Event warmup:

Nothing really. A little stretching in shoulders/arms.
  • 39m 45s
  • 2112 yards
  • 01m 53s / 100 yards

Everything went good. Probably could have pushed it a little harder. Didn't keep the efficiency I'd been working on but I think it was better. Hard to do while sighting and people running into you. Sighting went great though. Good OWS considering I haven't done it since May.
What would you do differently?:

Probably should have gone ahead and wore my wet suit. Temp was 73*F and most people were wearing theirs. This would have helped keeping my butt up while sighting.
Transition 1
  • 01m 19s

WOW, that was fast!
  • 3h 01m 33s
  • 56 miles
  • 18.51 mile/hr

I needed more strength training which I put off since my IM in May. That'll teach you!

Also, I might have drank too much for the temp that day. This could have been part of the reason (or maybe all) I had leg cramps later on.
What would you do differently?:

Not go so hard. I wanted to push myself on the bike and I did. Maybe too much. My legs were tired and "crampy" on the run.
Transition 2
  • 04m 20s

This included a LONG pee break! Really had to go.

Sat down to put on socks/shoes, number belt, grabbed hat and glasses.
  • 2h 01m 54s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 09m 19s  min/mile

Legs cramping. Over did it on the bike.
Probably drank too much on the bike. Backed off and only sipped one cup at each station. I think I only ate two gels during the run also. Didn't feel great.
I'm going to give my run a average score because a 9 m/m is average for me. I was hoping for better but didn't put in the training for it.
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

I didn't put in the training I usually would for a race. So, I'm please with the outcome.

Event comments:

I like this race. It was my first 70.3 four years ago. The transition was in a new parking lot next to the water and well lit. I guess the only down side was running on concrete for 13.1 miles. Using the golf cart path is a good idea but too bad it had sloped areas and was broken up in others. I saw one lady go down hard.

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00:39:45 | 2112 yards | 01m 53s / 100yards
Age Group: 12/34
Overall: 0/471
Performance: Average
Course: Running beach start. Triangle shape and back into slew for exit/T1.
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 73F / 23C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 01:19
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
03:01:33 | 56 miles | 18.51 mile/hr
Age Group: 20/34
Overall: 0/471
Performance: Below average
Wind: Some
Course: Nice course. rolling hills. You're going up or you're going down.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Too much
Time: 04:20
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Average
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
02:01:54 | 13.1 miles | 09m 19s  min/mile
Age Group: 9/34
Overall: 0/471
Performance: Average
Course: Run was half on golf cart path and half on roads. Not bad other than all of it was concrete and some of the paths were really sloped!
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below 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] 4

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