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Penticton, British Columbia
Ironman Canada
Total Time = 13h 07m 53s
Overall Rank = 1393/2700
Age Group = 50-54
Age Group Rank = 94/177
Pre-race routine:

Up at 04:30 Yogurt Granola Banna, Gator aide
Event warmup:

Short swim in lake
  • 1h 16m 7s
  • 3862 meters
  • 01m 58s / 100 meters

Good start punched in head once, had one person for along period of time keep swimming in to me from the side, was able to draft part of the swim
What would you do differently?:

place myself in a little faster group at start
Transition 1
  • 08m 19s

Shoes were not with bike,
  • 6h 35m 25s
  • 112 miles
  • 16.99 mile/hr

Good bike ride strong head winds from richter pass to yellow lake, I felt good climbing the hills
What would you do differently?:

Hard to say I would have liked to push harder on back side of the course but headwinds were too strong
Transition 2
  • 09m 28s

Bike was racked by vol.
  • 4h 58m 36s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 11m 24s  min/mile

walked hills did 10 and 1's, running back had a head wind
What would you do differently?:

try to run more walk less
Post race
Event comments:

This was my first Ironman race it was well organized, in a very scenic area of the interior of B.C.with lots of Volunters. Which made this a great Ironman race to do.

Last updated: 2006-10-31 12:00 AM
01:16:07 | 3862 meters | 01m 58s / 100meters
Age Group: 68/177
Overall: 1184/2700
Performance: Good
Suit: Full
Course: 1 single loop
Start type: Wade Plus: Shot
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Time: 08:19
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
06:35:25 | 112 miles | 16.99 mile/hr
Age Group: 100/177
Overall: 1446/2700
Performance: Good
Wind: Headwind
Course: Strong head winds for alot of the course
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 09:28
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal Average
04:58:36 | 26.2 miles | 11m 24s  min/mile
Age Group: 87/177
Overall: 1394/2700
Performance: Average
Course: Out and back
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
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

2007-09-06 12:35 AM

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Surrey B.C.
Subject: Ironman Canada

2007-09-06 2:01 PM
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Bellingham, Washington
Subject: RE: Ironman Canada
Nice job Ironman.
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