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3d Sunrise Side Triathlon - Triathlon

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East Tawas, Michigan
United States
3 Disciplines racing
50F / 10C
Total Time = 3h 51m
Overall Rank = 20/26
Age Group = 55-59
Age Group Rank = 2/
Pre-race routine:

Cinnamon Raisin Bagel, light cream cheese OJ.. Everything prepped the night before. front tire was low on air, filled that up.. Dirty transition area, so set up my space. Use tang this race for fuel/hydration (returned to my roots, plus it's the drink of astronauts.
Event warmup:

Achilles tendonitis flared up, so I tried to keep it light.
  • 49m 53s
  • 1854 meters
  • 02m 41s / 100 meters
What would you do differently?:

Focus more on navigation
Transition 1
  • 08m 51s

Running barefoot really aggravated my heel.
  • 1h 35m
  • 40.23 kms
  • 25.41 km/hr

Fun course. I love this ride
What would you do differently?:

Heel affected arthritis which messed up my cadence. I was a mess
Transition 2
  • 03m 21s
  • 1h 10m 56s
  • 10 kms
  • 07m 05s  min/km

I was hurtin for certain. Achilles messed up my gait, which aggravated the arthritis in my hip which aggravated the arthritis in my knee. I was a mess.
What would you do differently?:

Probably should have charged my watch and maybe not raced.
Post race
Warm down:

I just wanted to get in the shower and take care of my foot.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Foot pain

Event comments:

I love this race. The numbers are way down from the past. I think that is an issue for the entire sport.

Last updated: 2023-09-10 12:00 AM
00:49:53 | 1854 meters | 02m 41s / 100meters
Age Group: 2/
Overall: 20/26
Performance: Below average
I decided to swim an extra 300 meters.
Suit: Sleeveless
Course: Well marked, didn't help my navigation. It was two loops and I overturned on the second loop. Not enough lifeguards and so I swam 300 meters off course. I Realized I was off course when I looked up and saw nothing but Lake Huron. I was swimming to Canada. haha
Start type: Wade Plus: Time Trial
Water temp: 70F / 21C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Average Drafting: Bad
Waves: Good Navigation: Bad
Rounding: Bad
Time: 08:51
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Below average
01:35:00 | 40.23 kms | 25.41 km/hr
Age Group: 16/
Overall: 2/26
Performance: Good
ave hr 134 high 166.
Wind: Some
Course: Fun course
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 74
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Not enough
Time: 03:21
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
01:10:56 | 10 kms | 07m 05s  min/km
Age Group: 2/
Overall: 19/26
Performance: Below average
unknown watch stopped
Course: Flat easy out and in
Keeping cool Good Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Ok
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? No
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 3

2023-09-10 11:04 AM

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Subject: 3d Sunrise Side Triathlon

2023-09-10 1:14 PM
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Subject: RE: 3d Sunrise Side Triathlon

Oh no, sorry your Achilles flared up and got the rest of your lower body to join in! 

2023-09-11 7:52 AM
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Subject: RE: 3d Sunrise Side Triathlon

Good job getting out there!

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