Jamba Juice Wildflower - TriathlonOlympic


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Paso Robles, CA
US
TriCal
103F / 39C
Sunny
Total Time = 3h 16m 58s
Overall Rank = 1124/2425
Age Group = 25-29
Age Group Rank = 164/251
Pre-race routine:

Got out of the tent (ugghhh) ate a banana and had some coffee. Had to wait to go to the bathroom, the line was soo long.
Event warmup:

Walked 1.5 miles to race start
Swim
  • 28m 44s
  • 1500 meters
  • 01m 55s / 100 meters
Comments:

Great swim, had the breathing going well, felt better than any swim I have ever had, wanted under 30, and got it.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing, I loved that swim. I am not a fast swimmer, so this time is great for me
Transition 1
  • 02m 33s
Comments:

Still stoked from the swim, I blazed through T1
Bike
  • 1h 33m 55s
  • 24.9 miles
  • 15.91 mile/hr
What would you do differently?:

I need to train really hard on the hills.
Transition 2
  • 01m 25s
Comments:

Good transition, still had goals of getting under 3 hours, with a 10 min/mile run.
Run
  • 1h 10m 21s
  • 6.2 miles
  • 11m 21s  min/mile
Comments:

It was hot, I need to practice long runs on hilly hot days, but how do you do that for a race in May.
What would you do differently?:

Try no to walk at all, and drink more liquid in T2 and on bike
Post race
Warm down:

Walked back up 1.5 mile hill to camp site

What limited your ability to perform faster:

The crappy weather, too damn hot

Event comments:

The race is great, but the transportation of athlete up and down from campsites, sucked. Next eyar, I will just get a hotel and drive in, I will sleep better and not have to go back to a tent after the race.


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Last updated: 2004-07-14 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:28:44 | 1500 meters | 01m 55s / 100meters
Age Group: 85/251
Overall: 701/2425
Performance: Good
Suit: Sleeveless
Course:
Start type: Run Plus:
Water temp: 75F / 24C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Good Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 02:33
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
No
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
01:33:55 | 24.9 miles | 15.91 mile/hr
Age Group: 150/251
Overall: 1001/2425
Performance: Average
Wind: Some with gusts
Course: Hill right off the bat, killed the motivation. I could have walked faster than I was riding it felt like. Got better once past the park gate, but still hilly and not a smooth road ride.
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Bad
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Not enough
T2
Time: 01:25
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Bad
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
Running
01:10:21 | 06.2 miles | 11m 21s  min/mile
Age Group: 190/251
Overall: 1641/2425
Performance: Bad
Course: Hilly, 103 degrees, no water on the hottest part. At least they had naked women on the course, but even that wasn't enough motivatation.
Keeping cool Bad Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? No
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 3