Ironman Germany (European Championships) - TriathlonFull Ironman

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30C / 86F
Total Time = 15h 42m 2s
Overall Rank = 1890/
Age Group = M45
Age Group Rank = 314/
  • 1h 40m 43s
  • 3800 meters
  • 02m 39s / 100 meters

My Swim goggles weren´t tinted so I had real difficulty see parts of the race course when I was facing into the sun. It actually help keep my mind off of how long the swim was.
What would you do differently?:

diffenent swimm goggles. ai bought new ones that are great in the sun.
Transition 1
  • 06m 8s

Heart was racing after coming out of the water and running up little hill in sand, need more pratice on this skill.
What would you do differently?:

Put socks on !
  • 6h 59m 20s
  • 180 kms
  • 25.76 km/hr

bike went great, could go faster. Bad thing was that I got blisters on my feet from biking?? I was not wearing socks, haven´t in any race shoes were always Ok???
What would you do differently?:

Wear socks!! Body Glide!!
Transition 2
  • 03m 49s

went ok though blister on the feet not fun to begin a Marthon with.
What would you do differently?:

Wear socks
  • 6h 52m 1s
  • 42.2 kms
  • 09m 46s  min/km

Learned to handle pain.
What would you do differently?:

Not get blisters on feet...
Post race
Warm down:

Fist-aid tent and 1 IV for fluids and electrolytes.

What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

they were closing everything and rushed me out of the Aid station even though I was finishing at the end of the time limit. Not a good experience when you just gave it your Max.

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Last updated: 2009-01-03 12:00 AM
01:40:43 | 3800 meters | 02m 39s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Suit: Race suit under neo.
Start type: Wade Plus: Shot
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Good Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Average
Time: 06:08
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
06:59:20 | 180 kms | 25.76 km/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: not as bad as what I was expecting!
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Drinks: Just right
Time: 03:49
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
06:52:01 | 42.2 kms | 09m 46s  min/km
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Bad
Course: flat 4 X 10 km loops
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
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: Below average
Race evaluation [1-5]