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Asbury Patk, New Jersey
United States
66F / 19C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 06m 59s
Overall Rank = 18/275
Age Group = M 20-24
Age Group Rank = 3/17
Pre-race routine:

Up at 4:30 to head to transition and pick up packet. Banana, PowerBar, Red Bull, and a couple sips of gatorade
Event warmup:

Lite stretching and easy 50 yard swim.
Swim
  • 07m 18s
  • 587 yards
  • 01m 14s / 100 yards
Comments:

Felt great for the first 300 yards or so. After that my arms started to get tired and was just punishing myself to the end.
Transition 1
  • 00m 48s
Comments:

Didnt have any problems getting wetsuit off. It was a long run to the transition. My feet didnt slip into the shoes as easily as normal but didnt cost me any time.
Bike
  • 37m 59s
  • 15 miles
  • 23.69 mile/hr
Comments:

Potholes and cracks in road made for a rough ride! I was expecting much better since it was a flat course with 2 laps. Definitely need to invest in speed bottle or something so I can take in more water and hydrate before the run.
Transition 2
  • 00m 36s
Comments:

Someone piled all there crap on my shoes and race belt and I couldnt find them at first. So took me a little longer than I wanted.
Run
  • 20m 17s
  • 3 miles
  • 06m 46s  min/mile
Comments:

Need to take in more water before. The first mile I had trouble breathing until I got to the first water station then I felt good after that. Could push myself more. I got in a groove and stayed there but felt like I had some left when I got to the end.
Post race
Event comments:

Great race. Really on downside was the bike course




Last updated: 2010-08-08 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:07:18 | 587 yards | 01m 14s / 100yards
Age Group: 3/17
Overall: 9/275
Performance: Average
Suit: Xterra Vortex 3
Course: Ocean Swim 2-3 ft swells only about 50 yards out from shore.
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 66F / 19C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Average Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 00:48
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Yes
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
00:37:59 | 15 miles | 23.69 mile/hr
Age Group: 3/17
Overall: 34/275
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: Nice flat course but the roads were horrible! Cracks, pot holes and man covers everywhere! Race problem ending up being longer cause you couldnt stay in a straight line.
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills:
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Not enough
T2
Time: 00:36
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
Running
00:20:17 | 03 miles | 06m 46s  min/mile
Age Group: 5/17
Overall: 33/275
Performance:
Course: Nice and flat and smooth. Last 2 miles were on the boardwalk but sometimes had to navigate through pedestrians.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
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] 4

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