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Lake Terramuggus Olympic Distance Triathlon - Triathlon

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Marlborough, Connecticut
United States
Pig Iron Sports
73F / 23C
Total Time = 2h 44m 37s
Overall Rank = 27/116
Age Group = M50-59
Age Group Rank = 6/25
Pre-race routine:

found out about this late-started S and R training two weeks prior-which resulted in minor calf injury; I was just happy to actually do a triathlon race! usual pre-race caloric intake; drove down to the venue; got there early and set up transition spot as soon as it opened-with mask on this year; all bike spots were 6 feet apart; I had emailed the RD previously and said that only 45 minutes was not enough time to safely get people through transition and he pleaded his case to the town and they changed it to 2 hrs! Yea!
Event warmup:

very short swim of about 3 minutes; should have gone longer...
  • 33m 40s
  • 1800 yards
  • 01m 52s / 100 yards

need more warmup so I can get into a rhythm; also need to remember to start slow
What would you do differently?:

start slower
Transition 1
  • 01m 1s

Did well; 8/116 OA
What would you do differently?:

  • 1h 17m 34s
  • 25 miles
  • 19.34 mile/hr

did ok maintaining power; AP/NP-207/224 with a bunch of coasting due to hills
What would you do differently?:

Transition 2
  • 01m 31s

a bit distracted with DW talking to me the entire time
What would you do differently?:

focus better
  • 50m 54s
  • 6 miles
  • 08m 29s  min/mile

had to stay slow with injury
What would you do differently?:

go into the race uninjured
Post race
Warm down:

got outta dodge with corona limitations

What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

Very nice job with corona virus restrictions; felt safe and it was well run with lots of extra help. It was so great actually racing-even though I was not able to show my ability being horribly undertrained for the swim and run portion. Very happy to do well on the bike.

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Last updated: 2020-09-02 12:00 AM
00:33:40 | 1800 yards | 01m 52s / 100yards
Age Group: 11/25
Overall: 60/116
Performance: Below average
constricted breathing from not enough warmup and going out too fast
Suit: Roka Sleeveless
Course: counterclockwise with two buoys; multiple waves with everyone in a line-6 feet apart; felt safe but weird
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 78F / 26C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation:
Rounding: Good
Time: 01:01
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed:
01:17:34 | 25 miles | 19.34 mile/hr
Age Group: 5/25
Overall: 15/116
Performance: Good
lots of hills; 4 loops
Wind: None
Course: very hilly-about 1600 feet elevation
Road: Rough Dry Cadence: 76
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:31
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:50:54 | 06 miles | 08m 29s  min/mile
Age Group: 9/25
Overall: 48/116
Performance: Below average
had to walk first hill as calf was pulling already
Course: two loops
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Ok
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? No
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2020-09-02 10:02 AM

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South Windsor, CT
Subject: Lake Terramuggus Olympic Distance Triathlon

2020-09-02 12:35 PM
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Atlanta, Georgia
Subject: RE: Lake Terramuggus Olympic Distance Triathlon
Racing! Very cool; looks like a good day all the way to the finish..
2020-09-02 7:55 PM
in reply to: #5272217

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Subject: RE: Lake Terramuggus Olympic Distance Triathlon

You are one of the very lucky, very few who can say they raced an actual officiated Triathlon Race in 2020!!  Good job despite the lack of training on the Swim, and despite the Run injury.  But hey 15th OA on the Bike is freaking Awesome!!  As is, again, getting to race in this show of a year.  Mad Kudos Doc 

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