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Azalea - Triathlon

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Wilmington, North Carolina
United States
Setup Events
39F / 4C
Total Time = 1h 00m 45s
Overall Rank = 51/220
Age Group = 40-444
Age Group Rank = 3/12
Pre-race routine:

Training plan was a little empty on all aspects except for the run. No taper but took friday as an Off day. Also doing 80 day obsession beachbody workouts with my wife to strengthen core ect. Thursday was leg day
Event warmup:

Swam 200 yards prior to the swim start and did some light stretching
  • 05m 23s
  • 300 meters
  • 01m 47s / 100 meters

Haven't really worked on swimming at all this year. 2 swims in Jan and 2 in Feb. Short race so not much time to be gained here. Slower than my swim two years ago here but not to far off
What would you do differently?:

Outside of putting in the work, nothing
Transition 1
  • 02m 33s

Longer Transition due to run to bike was pretty far. Shoes, socks, jacket, helmet, gloves.
What would you do differently?:

  • 27m 53s
  • 9 miles
  • 19.37 mile/hr

Haven't been outside for a bike other than today. Have only managed 3 trainer rides in Jan, 3 in Feb, and now 2 in March. Weather and work have not aligned for any outdoor rides, but things are looking up
What would you do differently?:

A few more rides and some longer efforts
Transition 2
  • 01m 46s

New shoes and I didn't put the quick laces on. After three attempts tying my shoes I had to take off the gloves.
What would you do differently?:

quick trip to Dick's could have saved me 30 sec or more.
  • 23m 12s
  • 5 kms
  • 04m 38s  min/km

Fastest run in a triathlon. Managed negative splits 7:37, 7:26, 7:17, and 6:41
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:

Ran to see a friend start their race, sat to long and cramped a bit

What limited your ability to perform faster:

The work I didn't put into the swim and bike. I did put more work into the run and had gains there

Event comments:

As always great early season Tri. 421 registered but turnout closer to 360. Weather may have scared some off.

I like the shirt and the visor. AG prize was nice too.

Last updated: 2018-03-04 12:00 AM
00:05:23 | 300 meters | 01m 47s / 100meters
Age Group: 5/12
Overall: 67/220
Performance: Average
Suit: No wetsuit/speedsuit
Course: 300 yards of laps in 25 yard pool
Start type: Plus: Time Trial
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Good Navigation:
Time: 02:33
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed:
00:27:53 | 09 miles | 19.37 mile/hr
Age Group: 4/12
Overall: 58/220
Performance: Average
Wind: Strong with gusts
Course: Road loop, pretty flat.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills:
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:46
Overall: Bad
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Bad
00:23:12 | 05 kms | 04m 38s  min/km
Age Group: 1/12
Overall: 44/220
Performance: Good
Course: Out and back
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
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] 5

2018-03-04 11:26 AM

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Subject: Azalea

2018-03-05 7:04 AM
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Congrats! Imagine what you can do when you get to train!

2018-03-05 10:13 AM
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2018-03-05 11:09 AM
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Nice job on the AG placement and what a great run, congrats!

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