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Delaware, Ohio
United States
75.9F / 24C
Total Time = 7h 39m 37s
Overall Rank = 1614/1772
Age Group = 55-59
Age Group Rank = 61/63
Pre-race routine:

Stretching and hydrating.
Event warmup:

Swim several hundreds in wetsuit.
  • 57m 48s
  • 2112 yards
  • 02m 44s / 100 yards

Can't complain. It was my first time in a wetsuit.
What would you do differently?:

Sight more and stay to outside
Transition 1
  • 00m

Need to watch leg of wetsuit bgetting caught on chip when taking wetsuit off.
What would you do differently?:

Get out of wetsuit as soon as possible after exiting the water.
  • 3h 13m 19s
  • 56 miles
  • 17.38 mile/hr

I felt great on the bike although I really thought my average was up around 18.5. I am not sure what happened. I had great cadence throughout.
I had my rehydrates taped to my upper bar which worked out great also.
What would you do differently?:

LOL.....Not try to undo shoe straps and get feet out while on bike until I practice more.
Transition 2
  • 00m

I tried to take shoes off while on the bike. Big mistake. I need more practice before getting fancy. I almost wrecked.
What would you do differently?:

Practice taking shoes off while on bike before dismount line.
  • 3h 19m 44s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 15m 15s  min/mile

Ouch! I was not ready for that one. The run was hard. I kept gettign winded and that sucked.
What would you do differently?:

More running
Post race
Warm down:

Almost passed out on ground. I was wiped

What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

The massage tables closed early. I needed it bad!

Last updated: 2017-04-12 12:00 AM
00:57:48 | 2112 yards | 02m 44s / 100yards
Age Group: 59/63
Overall: 1630/1772
Performance: Average
Suit: Xterra Vortex
Course: Lake counter clockwise
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 76F / 24C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Below average Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 00:00
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Below average
03:13:19 | 56 miles | 17.38 mile/hr
Age Group: 53/63
Overall: 1317/1772
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: Flat. Yeeha!
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 85
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 00:00
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
03:19:44 | 13.1 miles | 15m 15s  min/mile
Age Group: 620/63
Overall: 1677/1772
Performance: Bad
Course: Flat but sunny........
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
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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