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Jacksonvilles, Florida
United States
Ultimate Racing
65F / 18C
Sunny
Total Time = 44m 51s
Overall Rank = 2/99
Age Group = M40-44
Age Group Rank = 2/6
Pre-race routine:

Spent the night at the best western on jacksonville beach which was 15 minutes away from the race start. For dinner had V's pizza which was perfect. went to get a massage and got foot and back done. the lady winked at me as i feel like she fixed the PF in my left foot. went to be at 10:30 and got up at 5:30. put on KT tape on left foot and race numbers and loaded up the for the race. breakfast opened at 0600 so i grabbed a banana, waffle and coffee. took anti-fatigue caps and a gu and drank some sword.
Event warmup:

got to the event and verified that the had not switched me from the female category to the male category. then went to my rack and realized that the bikes aorund mine were terrible and that i must have been mis-seeded on the swim. i submitted a 4:30 time but they had me at 10:17 for 300 yards. they were able to fix my umber but not my rack. this only allowed me enough time to get a quick 250 yard swim in before the race started.
Swim
  • 05m 10s
  • 300 yards
  • 01m 43s / 100 yards
Comments:

4:10 for 300 yards was actual pool time based on my watch then we had to walk the pool deck and run .1 to transition. i was in the zone swimming wise with a 1:23 per 100 average. i passed 2 people after going off 8th.
What would you do differently?:

nothing, perfect swim.
Transition 1
  • 01m 1s
Comments:

https://www.strava.com/activities/1538775292

  • 2 miles of running from pool to transition to bike mount

  • other than a lot of running nothing to report here
    What would you do differently?:

    need more practice reps
    Bike
    • 18m 20s
    • 6.5 miles
    • 21.27 mile/hr
    Comments:

    i could have pushed just a bit harder and been more aggressive on the corners. i took a gu at mile 6 with slowed the speed slightly. the dimond performed great and my bike fit only continues to help my performance improve.
    What would you do differently?:

    more push and more aggressive
    Transition 2
    • 00m 54s
    Comments:

    https://www.strava.com/activities/1538775293
    What would you do differently?:

    bike stuff off, running socks and shoes on
    Run
    • 19m 31s
    • 2.9 miles
    • 06m 44s  min/mile
    Comments:

    negaive split the run which is good for me. i got out on the course as the first athlete but didn't know the course as good as i should and almost ran off course, luckily the signs were on the route, no volunteers. i got water at the aid station at miles 1 and 2 dump 1 cup, drink 1 cup. i saw a runner slowly gaining on me and tried to keep them away as much as possible becuase i though it was rick, the overall winner but it was the guy that won 3rd place. he passed me just prior to the finish line but it didn't matter because i started 50 seconds behind him due to time trial start.,
    What would you do differently?:

    know the course better
    Post race
    Warm down:

    didnt due much other than a quick stretch, took a shower and waited for awards.

    What limited your ability to perform faster:

    physically held a little back, could have mentally toughed up and pushed a little harder.

    Event comments:

    other than my profile being wrong for the race and my 2nd place award stating 3rd place the race was put on very well by ultimate racing. this is a beginner friendly triathlon and i enjoyed heling out several 1st time traithletes.




    Last updated: 2018-04-29 12:00 AM
    Swimming
    00:05:10 | 300 yards | 01m 43s / 100yards
    Age Group: 1/6
    Overall: 3/99
    Performance: Good
    Suit: Xterra Lava Pants
    Course: The swim is a 300-yard pool swim in the Jacksonville Golf and Country Club Swimming Pool, which will be staffed by lifeguards. Participants start at one side of the pool and snake their way up and down each lane as they work towards the other side of the pool.
    Start type: Inside Pool Plus: Time Trial
    Water temp: 74F / 23C Current:
    200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
    Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
    Waves: Navigation: Good
    Rounding:
    T1
    Time: 01:01
    Performance: Below average
    Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
    Suit off:
    Yes
    Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
    Jump on bike: Yes
    Getting up to speed: Good
    Biking
    00:18:20 | 06.5 miles | 21.27 mile/hr
    Age Group: 2/6
    Overall: 2/99
    Performance: Good
    https://www.strava.com/activities/1538775321 cadence 98rpm, avergae HR 173bpm, average speed, removing the long runs with the bike, 23.7mph
    Wind: Little
    Course: Course was supposed to be 8 miles but was cut short by 1.5 miles due to road maintenance Shortened: https://www.relive.cc/view/1538775321 Normal; http://www.ultimateracinginc.com/uploads/5/4/2/1/54212071/ultimate-tri-2016-bike-course.pdf
    Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 98
    Turns: Good Cornering: Below average
    Gear changes: Good Hills:
    Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
    T2
    Time: 00:54
    Overall: Below average
    Riding w/ feet on shoes Bad
    Jumping off bike Below average
    Running with bike Average
    Racking bike Below average
    Shoe and helmet removal Below average
    Running
    00:19:31 | 02.9 miles | 06m 44s  min/mile
    Age Group: 2/6
    Overall: 4/99
    Performance: Good
    https://www.strava.com/activities/1538775316 6:59 173 bpm 6:48 175 bpm 6:40 178 bpm
    Course: https://www.relive.cc/view/1538775316 http://www.ultimateracinginc.com/uploads/5/4/2/1/54212071/ultimate_tri_run_course.pdf
    Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
    Post race
    Weight change: %
    Overall: Good
    Mental exertion [1-5] 4
    Physical exertion [1-5] 5
    Good race? Yes
    Evaluation
    Course challenge Too easy
    Organized? Yes
    Events on-time? Yes
    Lots of volunteers? Yes
    Plenty of drinks? Yes
    Post race activities: Good
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