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Ironman Coeur d'Alene - Triathlon

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
United States
93F / 34C
Total Time = 15h 27m 53s
Overall Rank = 671/1105
Age Group = 35-39
Age Group Rank = 89/120
Pre-race routine:

Event warmup:

Easy Stretching
Energy Shot, Banana, Staying Hydrated
  • 1h 24m 44s
  • 3862 meters
  • 02m 11s / 100 meters

Great swim! Got behind a lady and drafted her for 1 1/2 loops. Felt strong
What would you do differently?:

Transition 1
  • 12m 24s

Average transition- needed to use restroom so I took my time, had to put on tape and socks on legs and also arm warmers
What would you do differently?:

nothing, just quicker
  • 7h 47m 47s
  • 112 miles
  • 14.37 mile/hr

Tough hilly course, long climbs. 2nd lap was extremely hot and sunny. Zapped me. Still felt like I did average for my level of fitness.
What would you do differently?:

More water to pour over my head on lap 2
Try not to go to the bathroom as much or learn to pee on bike. Stopped at first 5 rest stops. First 2 for No. 2 and then just peeing.
Transition 2
  • 13m 36s

Feet were really hurting at this point so tough to walk through a long transition, had to go to the bathroom again and took my time with gear and figuring out what I needed.
What would you do differently?:

Not take as long.
  • 5h 49m 22s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 13m 20s  min/mile

Hot run course especially to start with the sun. Fairly hilly at times. Conditions got cooler and better as time went on. Good to have Infinit solution in special needs which I accessed in mile 9.
What would you do differently?:

Go faster!
Post race
Warm down:

Pizza, Massage

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Fitness level, heat and sun

Event comments:

Great race and great venue. Glad I was able to do it on the 15th and last year they were having it!

Last updated: 2017-08-30 12:00 AM
01:24:44 | 3862 meters | 02m 11s / 100meters
Age Group: 67/120
Overall: 525/1105
Performance: Good
Suit: Sleeveless Xterra
Course: Lake CDA - beautiful and clear
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 71F / 22C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Good Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 12:24
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: No
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
07:47:47 | 112 miles | 14.37 mile/hr
Age Group: 95/120
Overall: 740/1105
Performance: Average
Wind: Little
Course: 2 loops on highway
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 13:36
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
05:49:22 | 26.2 miles | 13m 20s  min/mile
Age Group: 77/120
Overall: 567/1105
Performance: Average
Course: 3 loops of run course at CDA
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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