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Lake George, New York
United States
Lake George Triathlon
75F / 24C
Sunny
Total Time = 2h 17m 10s
Overall Rank = 15/386
Age Group = M30-34
Age Group Rank = 3/29
Pre-race routine:

Decided to drive up the morning of the race, which wasn't too bad. Ate a bagel with PB and milk in the car on the way. Had plenty of time to check in and set up.
Event warmup:

1 mile run with a few pick ups.
Swim
  • 24m 26s
  • 1500 meters
  • 01m 38s / 100 meters
Comments:

Pretty solid swim. Once again Liam was shot out of a cannon so no chance to hang on his feet. Was able to find a good set early on though.
What would you do differently?:

Not much
Transition 1
  • 01m 29s
Comments:

Sold, no issues
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Bike
  • 1h 08m 43s
  • 40 kms
  • 34.93 km/hr
Comments:

Couldn't quite hit the power number I wanted, but that's been typical this season. Overall a solid bike on a course that I'm sure can cause people to go too hard from the hills.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing really
Transition 2
  • 00m 39s
Comments:

Smooth
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Run
  • 41m 55s
  • 10 kms
  • 04m 11s  min/km
Comments:

Not my best run, just never really felt all that great. It's not an easy course I know, but still. Felt a bit gassy perhaps. Not my normal breakfast, so maybe that played a role. I also went off course at a poorly marked turn off the bike path into what appeared to be just woods. They really should've had a volunteer there (or a better sign), cost me about 30 seconds I'd say. Toughed it out despite not having it today though.
What would you do differently?:

Not sticking to the usual breakfast may have been a mistake. Going off course didn't help either.
Post race
Warm down:

Just walked around, didn't feel too beat up.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Not my best run, but overall a good race for me at a distance I've struggled with more times than not in the past.

Event comments:

Really like this venue, and this was the first time doing the Olympic since 2008, when the course was different (even the swim!).




Last updated: 2018-09-15 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:24:26 | 1500 meters | 01m 38s / 100meters
Age Group: 3/29
Overall: 22/386
Performance: Good
Suit: Yes
Course: Out and back rectangle in LG, buoys on the left
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 75F / 24C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding:
T1
Time: 01:29
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Yes
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
Biking
01:08:43 | 40 kms | 34.93 km/hr
Age Group: 4/29
Overall: 26/386
Performance: Good
Wind:
Course: Loop course with some hills and sections on the bike path.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 00:39
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
00:41:55 | 10 kms | 04m 11s  min/km
Age Group: 4/29
Overall: 15/386
Performance: Below average
Course: Two loops, fairly hilly. Cuts off the bike path and into a short single track section before crossing grass in a park before getting back to road.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

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