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Laguna Niguel, California
United States
Laguna Niguel Triathlon
59F / 15C
Total Time = 1h 00m 53s
Overall Rank = 73/351
Age Group = 24-29
Age Group Rank = 7/13
Pre-race routine:

Ate oatmeal at 430. Drank coffee and ate a croissant from Surfing Donuts. Drank a little water. Got there pretty early to claim a good spot and get everything ready.
Event warmup:

A little jogging to warm up.
  • 03m 52s
  • 175 yards
  • 02m 13s / 100 yards

It was the last event.
Transition 1
  • 01m 10s

Sat on the ground to put cycling shoes on. Ran bike over to transition exit. Mounted right foot and then pushed off.
  • 29m 2s
  • 8 miles
  • 16.53 mile/hr

First time racing. It was fun overall.
Transition 2
  • 02m 16s

Sat down to put on shoes.
  • 24m 34s
  • 3.2 miles
  • 07m 41s  min/mile

Pushed it pretty good with faster 2nd and 3rd miles.
Post race
Warm down:

Just walked back to transition. Ate an applesauce packet.

Event comments:

I didn't realize it would be a reverse triathlon until two days before the event. I didn't like the swim at the end, it was much harder despite it being in a pool and very short.

Last updated: 2018-01-28 12:00 AM
00:03:52 | 175 yards | 02m 13s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/13
Overall: 111/351
Performance: Below average
Course: Pool, it was the last event. Much harder than starting with it.
Start type: Plus:
Water temp: 80F / 27C Current:
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 01:10
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed:
00:29:02 | 08 miles | 16.53 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/13
Overall: 99/351
Performance: Good
Course: Lots of hill climbs. Started to stand up during 2nd, 3rd, and 4th climbs.
Road: Smooth  Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills: Average
Race pace: Drinks: Just right
Time: 02:16
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal
00:24:34 | 03.2 miles | 07m 41s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/13
Overall: 69/351
Course: A few hills.
Keeping cool Good Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
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] 3

2018-01-28 3:19 PM


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