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Tri the Creek Sprint Triathlon - TriathlonSprint


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Aurora, Colorado
United States
70F / 21C
Total Time = 1h 22m 6s
Overall Rank = 122/
Age Group = 35-39
Age Group Rank = 21/39
Pre-race routine:

woke up at 5:00 AM, ate a banana and a granola bar
Event warmup:

Didn't do much of a warmup
Swim
  • 12m 1s
  • 875 yards
  • 01m 22s / 100 yards
Comments:

I should taken a few warmup strokes to prevent "dead" arms from initial sprint
What would you do differently?:

warm up
Transition 1
  • 03m 28s
Comments:

This was a long transition. They were getting swim times right out of the lake, which is good, but the transition was all the way up the hill in the parking lot.
What would you do differently?:

I saw a few people getting out of there wetsuit as soon as they exited the lake, I will try this next time
Bike
  • 39m 46s
  • 13.67 miles
  • 20.63 mile/hr
Comments:

My legs were a bit tired from the start
What would you do differently?:

warm up. Maybe I should ride to the course from home.
Transition 2
  • 00m 48s
Comments:

need to arrive a little earlier to get a prime rack spot
Run
  • 26m 1s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 08m 22s  min/mile
Comments:

I really pushed it. Every time I was passed I tried to follow that person for as long as I could. Felt a lot of pain in my torso. Could seem to expand my lung enough
What would you do differently?:

I need to work in some core strengthening, maybe some pilates or yoga.
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

weight, and only 5 weeks of serious training.

Event comments:

They got their act together this year. The course was well marked.




Last updated: 2007-05-01 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:12:01 | 875 yards | 01m 22s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/39
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
Suit: yes
Course:
Start type: Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Below average Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Rounding:
T1
Time: 03:28
Performance:
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
No
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Below average
Biking
00:39:46 | 13.67 miles | 20.63 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/39
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
Wind: Little
Course: course was an out an back around cherry creek
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Not enough
T2
Time: 00:48
Overall:
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Below average
Running
00:26:01 | 03.11 miles | 08m 22s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/39
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
Course: out and back, flat.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Ok
Evaluation
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] 4

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2007-06-09 9:46 PM

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Subject: Tri the Creek Sprint Triathlon


2007-06-10 1:07 AM
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Subject: RE: Tri the Creek Sprint Triathlon
Nice Race!  Especially with only 5 weeks of serious training.  Imagine what you'll do with 4 or 5 months of training.  Good job :-)
2007-06-11 3:34 PM
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Subject: RE: Tri the Creek Sprint Triathlon
at least you didn't drown.
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