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Delmar, New York
United States
YMCA of Bethlehem and Town of Bethlehem
50F / 10C
Precipitation
Total Time = 54m 53s
Overall Rank = 2/131
Age Group = M30-34
Age Group Rank = 1/7
Pre-race routine:

Really did not feel like going to the race given it was cold and raining. Sucked it up and went anyway though.
Event warmup:

Took the bike out for a short spin, and also ran the start/finish of the run portion for a warm up.
Run
  • 13m 8s
  • 2 miles
  • 06m 34s  min/mile
Comments:

Pretty solid run. I like to hold back a bit and try to keep the two runs fairly close in time. The muddy conditions definitely made it slower as well.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Transition 1
  • 01m 3s
Comments:

Solid T1. Fumbled a bit with the helmet but not bad.
Bike
  • 26m 33s
  • 10 miles
  • 22.60 mile/hr
Comments:

Dogged it a bit here. I found myself in the lead early on, but was overtaken eventually. Just tried to keep the guy in sight and hoped to get him on the run.
What would you do differently?:

Not sure if it was the conditions, but I could've pushed harder here when I looked at the power numbers after the fact.
Transition 2
  • 00m 48s
Comments:

Solid T2
What would you do differently?:

Jacket got stuck on the watch, should've had that dealt with prior to getting off the bike.
Run
  • 13m 21s
  • 2 miles
  • 06m 41s  min/mile
Comments:

Only a few seconds slower than the first run, so great pacing there. I was keeping an eye on the guy who was in the lead and felt like I was slowly reeling him in. When we came out of the trails and up to the finishing stretch on the park road, I thought I had a chance to get him so I dropped the hammer. I made the pass with about 100 meters to go and got to break the tape! Unfortunately someone from a later wave ended up with a faster time, so I was bumped to 2nd overall, but still pretty cool.
What would you do differently?:

Lost a shoe in the mud that I had to go back for...
Post race
Warm down:

Walked around and stretched a little.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

The conditions were a factor, as was my general attitude and motivation here.

Event comments:

I feel like it's never good weather here, which obviously isn't the organizer's fault. Otherwise I really like this local event.




Last updated: 2018-06-25 12:00 AM
Running
00:13:08 | 02 miles | 06m 34s  min/mile
Age Group: 1/7
Overall: 3/131
Performance: Good
Course: Mostly a trail run with two separate loops at the park.
Keeping cool Drinking
T1
Time: 01:03
Overall: Average
Run with bike? Good
Jump on bike? Good
Getting up to speed and into shoes: Good
Biking
00:26:33 | 10 miles | 22.60 mile/hr
Age Group: 1/7
Overall: 7/131
Performance: Average
Wind:
Course: Loop course in Delmar, pretty fast with a couple small hills.
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks:
T2
Time: 00:48
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
00:13:21 | 02 miles | 06m 41s  min/mile
Age Group: 1/7
Overall: 3/131
Performance: Good
Course: Same as the first run
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
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

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