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Ford Ironman Louisville - TriathlonFull Ironman

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Louisville, Kentucky
United States
90F / 32C
Total Time = 10h 46m 21s
Overall Rank = 103/1559
Age Group = M40
Age Group Rank = 16/257
Pre-race routine:

Wake up 3:30
Calorie Intake
Head to start
Finish Bike
Event warmup:

  • 1h 10m 1s
  • 3800 meters
  • 01m 50s / 100 meters
Transition 1
  • 03m 37s

Good T1. Some difficulty in running past some swimmers who were walking/blocking. But overall good. Glasses stuck to saddle was not a good idea. Better to put in the helmet in T1 Bag
What would you do differently?:

Put Glassees in T1 Bag
  • 5h 32m 19s
  • 180.25 kms
  • 32.54 km/hr

Saved myself for the run
What would you do differently?:

higher cadence
Transition 2
  • 09m 20s

Forgot to take the Garmin Watch off the bike and had to go back in the bike park to get it. Visited the porta john. Lost 5 minutes. fortunately it didn't matter in the end
What would you do differently?:

Make sure Garmin can get the sattelite quickly and put it in the T2 Bag
  • 3h 51m 16s
  • 26.2 kms
  • 08m 50s  min/km

Started to fade a little on the second lap. But held it together for a 30 Minute PB. Outstanding
Post race
Event comments:

An outstanding inaugural event

Last updated: 2006-12-22 12:00 AM
01:10:01 | 3800 meters | 01m 50s / 100meters
Age Group: 73/257
Overall: 409/1559
Performance: Average
Suit: Blue Seventy pointzerothree
Course: 1300m upstream, turnaround, 2.5Km with current in open river Time Trial Start
Start type: Dive Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Average
Time: 03:37
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
05:32:19 | 180.25 kms | 32.54 km/hr
Age Group: 23/257
Overall: 143/1559
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: Rolling course, out to two loops then back with a 10K out and back
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 81
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Too much
Time: 09:20
Overall: Bad
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
03:51:16 | 26.2 kms | 08m 50s  min/km
Age Group: 16/257
Overall: 96/1559
Performance: Good
Course: short 2K starter loop then 2 x 20K loops
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
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] 5

2007-08-28 8:29 AM

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Subject: Ford Ironman Louisville

2007-08-28 5:43 PM
in reply to: #943552

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Charleston, SC
Subject: RE: Ford Ironman Louisville
congrats !!  i don't know which one you were, but i was there cheering you on...
2007-08-28 8:38 PM
in reply to: #943552

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Subject: RE: Ford Ironman Louisville
Great job IRONMAN. 
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