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Square Lake Triathlon - Short Course - Triathlon

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Stillwater, Minnesota
United States
Front Runner
55F / 13C
Total Time = 1h 26m 38s
Overall Rank = 2/191
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 1/18
Pre-race routine:

A Powerbar maybe an hour before the race, and a GU (not Roctane) closer to being kicked out of transition around 30 mins pre-race.
Event warmup:

Nothing really. No practice strokes in the lake even.
  • 13m 21s
  • 880 yards
  • 01m 31s / 100 yards

Not bad for 1st OWS in 25 months! And only 2nd swim in 18 months! :)
What would you do differently?:

Uhh... train more?
Transition 1
  • 01m 19s

  • 52m 16s
  • 18.5 miles
  • 21.24 mile/hr

Not too shabby for a summer spent on the trainer!
Transition 2
  • 00m 46s

Fumbled a bit at the end, but wasn't bad.
  • 18m 59s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 06m 07s  min/mile

Felt pretty good! Not fast, but "comfortable."
Post race
Warm down:

Stretched a bit, but no extra running because watching my injury (WHICH DIDN'T FLARE UP AT ALL!!!).

Event comments:

Fun race!!

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Last updated: 2021-09-12 12:00 AM
00:13:21 | 880 yards | 01m 31s / 100yards
Age Group: 4/18
Overall: 16/191
Performance: Average
6:29 out, 6:40 to shore, an extra 11 sec to get to the timing mat.
Suit: wetsuit.
Course: Long, skinny triangle, nearly a perfect out-and-back
Start type: Run Plus: Time Trial
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
Time: 01:19
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed:
00:52:16 | 18.5 miles | 21.24 mile/hr
Age Group: 1/18
Overall: 3/191
Performance: Good
No Garmin. Miles 4-8 was 11:20, and 8-12 was 11:23, 12-16 was 10:19. Then 7:21 for the last 2.5
Wind: Little
Course: Hilly!
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 00:46
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal
00:18:59 | 03.1 miles | 06m 07s  min/mile
Age Group: 1/18
Overall: 3/191
Performance: Average
6:20, 6:03, 6:34 for the last 1.1.
Course: Out and back the direction of the Cinco Du.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
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] 4

2021-09-21 9:57 PM

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