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Cannon Falls, Minnesota
United States
Finalstretch Inc.
42F / 6C
Total Time = 1h 09m 49s
Overall Rank = 10/207
Age Group = 35-39
Age Group Rank = 3/17
Pre-race routine:

Banana and Roctane.
Event warmup:

Biked a few miles, no running.
  • 11m 35s
  • 2 miles
  • 05m 47s  min/mile

Felt how it should. MAYBE could have been a bit faster, but didn't push it here too much.
Transition 1
  • 00m 36s
  • 39m 16s
  • 14 miles
  • 21.39 mile/hr

Only got passed by 6 people!! Solid bike segment first time racing on Eiffel AND with my race wheels!
Transition 2
  • 00m 37s

Took longer to get off extra stuff: helmet, gloves, sunglasses, hat, etc. Felt slow and bumbling.
What would you do differently?:

Not bumble.
  • 17m 47s
  • 3 miles
  • 05m 56s  min/mile

Kept this pretty strong. Finished hard. Things felt OK!
What would you do differently?:

Could have been harder in half mile #2 and 3.
Post race
Warm down:

Bit of a jog and walk back down the course to take photos.

Event comments:

Always a fun race!

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Last updated: 2017-04-18 12:00 AM
00:11:35 | 02 miles | 05m 47s  min/mile
Age Group: 3/17
Overall: 8/207
Performance: Average
Half mile Garmin splits: 2:46, 2:53, 3:09, 2:45 (final half mile a bit short).
Course: Loop around town.
Keeping cool Good Drinking
Time: 00:36
Overall: Average
Run with bike? Average
Jump on bike? Average
Getting up to speed and into shoes: Average
00:39:16 | 14 miles | 21.39 mile/hr
Age Group: 3/17
Overall: 15/207
Garmin 5 mile splits: 16:07, 13:56, 9:12 (4.04 miles). Ave speed/split: 18.6, 21.5, 26.3. Every 1/4 of the ride, my overall average was 18.2, 18.2, 20.2, and 21.6 just before transition (21.5 after dismounting and running in). 23:09 out (18.19 mph), 16:06 back (26.16 mph) according to Garmin (7.02 miles each way).
Wind: Strong
Course: Out and back into 10-12 mph wind (according to my weather app).
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:37
Overall: Below average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Bad
00:17:47 | 03 miles | 05m 56s  min/mile
Age Group: 2/17
Overall: 6/207
Performance: Average
3:00, 3:10, 2:58, 3:01, 2:54, 2:40. Sprinted HARD in the last mile (especially last 0.4) to pass the only 2 guys I ever saw on the run.
Course: Out and back on Cannon Valley Trail.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
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

2017-04-30 7:21 AM

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