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Ironman 70.3 Memphis - Triathlon1/2 Ironman


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Memphis, Tennessee
United States
Ironman
72F / 22C
Precipitation
Total Time = 7h 09m 39s
Overall Rank = 1111/1552
Age Group = M 60-64
Age Group Rank = 29/45
Pre-race routine:

Parking nightmare in the rain in muddy fields. Start delayed by 40 minutes. Long walk to transition from car.
Event warmup:

None...apart from 10 min walk to swim start.
Swim
  • 46m 29s
  • 2112 yards
  • 02m 12s / 100 yards
Comments:

Not wetsuit legal due to water temps. Wore tri-top and tri-shorts.
Transition 1
  • 12m 22s
Comments:

Huge run (almost 1/2 mile) barefoot on rough pavement from swim exit to transition. Took my time due to rain and injuries. Used portapotty.
Bike
  • 3h 28m 40s
  • 56 miles
  • 16.10 mile/hr
Comments:

Rained throughout, though never heavily. Rode rented Cervelo P-Series 105.
Transition 2
  • 12m 37s
Comments:

Again took my time due to muddy conditions and injuries (and portapotty).
Run
  • 2h 29m 29s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 11m 25s  min/mile
Comments:

Due to injuries, only trained up to 7 miles. Did planned walk.
Post race
Warm down:

29/45 AG, 809/1043 men, 1111/1552 OA

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Foot fractures in April and rib injury in bike fall 4 weeks before the race.

Event comments:

Terrible parking delayed start by 40 minutes. Otherwise a quality race.




Last updated: 2021-08-31 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:46:29 | 2112 yards | 02m 12s / 100yards
Age Group: 11/45
Overall: 752/1552
Performance:
Suit:
Course: Fishhook layout in manmade lake.
Start type: Plus:
Water temp: 77F / 25C Current:
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Rounding:
T1
Time: 12:22
Performance:
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
Biking
03:28:40 | 56 miles | 16.10 mile/hr
Age Group: 34/45
Overall: 1218/1552
Performance:
Wind:
Course: Overgrown "lollypop" with rolling terrain on the east end.
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
T2
Time: 12:37
Overall:
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
Running
02:29:29 | 13.1 miles | 11m 25s  min/mile
Age Group: 23/45
Overall: 1004/1552
Performance:
Ran 7.5 miles - 1:07:24 (8:59.2), walked 3.5 miles - 1:03:15 (18:04.3), ran 2.03 miles - :18:53 (9:18.1)
Course: Two loops, mostly flat but a few hills.
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Evaluation
Course challenge
Organized?
Events on-time?
Lots of volunteers?
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities:
Race evaluation [1-5]

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