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Sunrise Side Triathlon - Triathlon

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East Tawas, Michigan
United States
60F / 16C
Total Time = 3h 02m 42s
Overall Rank = 15/
Age Group = 50-54
Age Group Rank = 2/
Pre-race routine:

Shower, eat banana and OJ, Tim Hortons Cinnamon Raisin Bagel w/ light cream cheese and coffee. Set up transition area. Gu 15 minutes before start.
Event warmup:

Put my wetsuit on.
  • 37m 26s
  • 1640 yards
  • 02m 17s / 100 yards

Good Swim (for me).
What would you do differently?:

Swim faster
Transition 1
  • 05m 34s

Had a GU. Everything went together well. Good transition no problems
  • 1h 20m 17s
  • 24.86 miles
  • 18.58 mile/hr

I don't think it would have changed results much. May have been 3 spots up overall, Had 1 Gu halfway. drank regularly.
What would you do differently?:

Check my bike closer.
Transition 2
  • 01m 55s

Another Gu and fast transition
  • 57m 41s
  • 6.2 miles
  • 09m 18s  min/mile

Good run
What would you do differently?:

Run faster
Post race
Warm down:

Drank water, gator aid and a bubly

What limited your ability to perform faster:

I'm slow

Event comments:

Good race, great atmosphere. for a small company and a local race, it was well done

Last updated: 2019-09-08 12:00 AM
00:37:26 | 1640 yards | 02m 17s / 100yards
Age Group: 3/
Overall: 28/
Performance: Good
Suit: X-terra
Course: Good course water was perfect
Start type: Run Plus:
Water temp: 62F / 17C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 05:34
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
01:20:17 | 24.86 miles | 18.58 mile/hr
Age Group: 3/
Overall: 11/
Performance: Good
My bike must have gotten knocked. The back tire was rubbing. I stopped twice to stop the rub.
Wind: None
Course: Great Course. Negative bike split which is always fun
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 87
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:55
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:57:41 | 06.2 miles | 09m 18s  min/mile
Age Group: 2/
Overall: 17/
Performance: Good
Aid station every mile. Drank gatoraid the first two stations and then didn't want to slow down after that.
Course: Flat and shady
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
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

2019-09-08 5:52 PM

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2019-09-09 12:17 PM
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Subject: RE: Sunrise Side Triathlon

Originally posted by JBacarella

Wooo hooo!!  Nice results, Jim!!

2019-09-09 12:34 PM
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Raleigh, NC area
Subject: RE: Sunrise Side Triathlon
2019-09-09 12:57 PM
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Congratulations! Sorry for the bike tire rub thing-that is always annoying when it happens. Other than that it sounds like you had a smooth race and perfect conditions!

2019-09-09 2:20 PM
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You didn't look too slow to me
2019-09-10 12:24 PM
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Falls Church, Virginia
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Great job! Looks like the tire rubbing didn't hurt you too much, but still a pain to deal with.

2019-09-12 5:48 AM
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Subject: RE: Sunrise Side Triathlon
Great race! Nice going!

Edited by awm007 2019-09-12 5:49 AM
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