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Mountain Man Triathlon - Half Iron Distance - Triathlon1/2 Ironman

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Flagstaff, Arizona
United States
Mountain Man Events
58F / 14C
Total Time = 5h 09m 17s
Overall Rank = 14/71
Age Group = 19 & Under
Age Group Rank = 1/1
Pre-race routine:

Coffee and instant oatmeal at 4:00am.
Event warmup:

Rushing to attach Aerobottle and adjust bike computer
  • 29m 3s
  • 2112 yards
  • 01m 23s / 100 yards

Good swim, wetsuit a little baggy (size M), but kept me warm. Corrective lens goggles were a lifesave on the last leg!
What would you do differently?:

Get ready earlier, almost missed the start!
Transition 1
  • 03m 34s

Smooth transition, could've gone faster
What would you do differently?:

Duct tape/secure Aerobottle before race! It fell off within the first 25 yards of the bike
  • 3h 02m 1s
  • 56 miles
  • 18.46 mile/hr

Smooth bike ride, nice course, I wonder what I could've done with a bike that weighed less than 27 pounds!
What would you do differently?:

Secure Aerobottle before race!
Transition 2
  • 02m 56s

Took time to put on socks for the long run, good choice!
What would you do differently?:

Practice with and use Yankz
  • 1h 31m 45s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 07m  min/mile

Great run, I would've been happy with the time for a fresh-started half-marathon. Accidentally used watered-down Gatorade to cool-off.
What would you do differently?:

Remember to only use water to cool off.
Post race
Warm down:

Lots of food, great massage

What limited your ability to perform faster:

need more training and a lighter bike

Event comments:

Great race, well run, a more organized awards ceremony would've been nice

Last updated: 2007-07-15 12:00 AM
00:29:03 | 2112 yards | 01m 23s / 100yards
Age Group: 1/1
Overall: 4/71
Performance: Good
Suit: Size M Blue 70
Start type: Wade Plus: Shot
Water temp: 71F / 22C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Average Drafting: Good
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 03:34
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
03:02:01 | 56 miles | 18.46 mile/hr
Age Group: 1/1
Overall: 0/71
Performance: Good
Wind: None
Course: Fairly hilly in my opinion, some said it was average/flat for a half-ironman course.
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Below average Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 02:56
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
01:31:45 | 13.1 miles | 07m  min/mile
Age Group: 1/1
Overall: 0/71
Performance: Good
Course: rolling hills, great aid stations
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
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] 5

2007-08-27 9:41 PM

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