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Wareham, Massachusetts
United States
Max Performance
75F / 24C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 25m
Overall Rank = 73/250
Age Group = M40-44
Age Group Rank = 5/10
Pre-race routine:

Got to race site and got my number and chip.

set up transition.
Event warmup:

Was only able to do a swim warm up.Got in the water, got comfortable. didn't push pace.

This was a warm up for Patriot Half Ironman the following week. Was using this race as a season opener. get used to racing again.
Swim
  • 10m 10s
  • 600 yards
  • 01m 41s / 100 yards
Comments:

Very good swim. i swam the whole way, never stopped once to get my bearings or calm down.

At one point i was right next to another swimmer. i pushed real hard and sped away from him and then slowed down a bit. felt a bit out of breath but nothing bad.
What would you do differently?:

Not one thing


Transition 1
  • 02m 9s
Comments:

wetsuit got stuck on heels. i sat down and had a hard time getting the suit off my feet. realized i should have done it differently.
What would you do differently?:

remember to stand and take suit off by using my feet.

remember to start my bike computer before the start of the race.
Bike
  • 44m 11s
  • 13.5 miles
  • 18.33 mile/hr
Comments:

Got a neck cramp out 5 minutes into the bike. this was the first ride of the year outside. all riding had been done on a trainer.

i felt good fitness wise but had some issues staying in aero position. towards the end of the ride got a bit better. just need to get out and ride more.
What would you do differently?:

nothing. was shooting for 37 minutes, but missed that due to having to sit up every few minutes.
Transition 2
  • 01m 17s
Comments:

i had some issues getting my socks on. i normally race without socks for sprints but i needed to practice with socks for Patriot next week.
What would you do differently?:

not sure
Run
  • 27m 14s
  • 3 miles
  • 09m 05s  min/mile
Comments:

good run. wanted to stay at a 9:00 min/mile pace and then push at the end. I was able to do that without any real issues
What would you do differently?:

nothing
Post race
Warm down:

not much. sat in the tent at the finish line and rested. drank some water, got gatorade and then some food.

walked around a bit and then headed to transition, as i had to leave quickly.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

was keeping with pacing and speeds for Patriot. overall this pace was very comfortable and i could have gone faster.

Event comments:

Good race. I unfortunately couldn't stay for the beer garden afterwards. I had to leave to go coach a kids baseball game.

I liked this race much better than escape the cape that it replaced. next year i'll probably do the Olympic.




Last updated: 2017-06-21 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:10:10 | 600 yards | 01m 41s / 100yards
Age Group: 3/10
Overall: 64/250
Performance: Good
Suit: Xterra Vortex
Course: rectangular out over and in
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Waves
Water temp: 72F / 22C Current:
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 02:09
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Yes
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
00:44:11 | 13.5 miles | 18.33 mile/hr
Age Group: 6/10
Overall: 98/250
Performance: Good
AVG HR 147 with a spike of 171
Wind: Little
Course: a single loop through the town of wareham
Road: Smooth  Cadence: 82
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Not enough
T2
Time: 01:17
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
00:27:14 | 03 miles | 09m 05s  min/mile
Age Group: 5/10
Overall: 89/250
Performance: Good
AVG HR of 148 with a spike of 162
Course: trail run through power line trails and cranberry bogs
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
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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