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Sioux Center, Iowa
United States
Siouxperman Triathlon
65F / 18C
Overcast
Total Time = 1h 11m 52s
Overall Rank = 17/228
Age Group = M 40-49
Age Group Rank = 3/19
Pre-race routine:

drove to Sioux Center, ate two of my power bars, set up while waiting to swim, tried to stretch, mostly waited.
Event warmup:

not enough
Swim
  • 05m 32s
  • 328 yards
  • 01m 41s / 100 yards
Comments:

WAtch issue delayed by a couple seconds. Didn't go after it as hard as I could have.
What would you do differently?:

get the damn watch right, blitz it
Transition 1
  • 01m 1s
Comments:

Better with the shoes this time. Need to keep the buckle all the way out. I taped the tongue to the buckle, which helped.
What would you do differently?:

Take the buckle strap all the way out.
Bike
  • 43m 30s
  • 15.53 miles
  • 21.42 mile/hr
Comments:

Hilly, lots of mud from farm equipment, seemed uphill mostly coming back. didn't pain cave it too much. Tried to eat nutella tortilla towards the end. Had a very good average however. Can't complain.
What would you do differently?:

pain cave it
Transition 2
  • 00m 57s
Comments:

Took a little too long to get my feet out of shoes. Still working on that. But mostly much better.
What would you do differently?:

get my feet out faster
Run
  • 20m 55s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 06m 44s  min/mile
Comments:

My 5k PR, regardless of event. Dude that got second in my age group passed me. I held with him for half mile or so but he lost me on the last incline. My best ever run though. Felt good right off the bike with long strides.
What would you do differently?:

Not lose that dude on the hill.
Post race
Warm down:

drank water and walked around. Got my warm up on and tore down transition. Not enough stretching.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Just mental toughness. More urgency in transition. I use them as rest stops.

Event comments:

Indoor transition area was fabulous. Really enjoyed myself. Will be back. Great field. Great bakery in Sioux Center.




Last updated: 2012-04-09 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:05:32 | 328 yards | 01m 41s / 100yards
Age Group: 4/19
Overall: 32/228
Performance: Average
That includes a long runout to timing pad at T1
Suit: rocket
Course: pool
Start type: Inside Pool Plus:
Water temp: 85F / 29C Current:
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Rounding:
T1
Time: 01:01
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Yes
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
00:43:30 | 15.53 miles | 21.42 mile/hr
Age Group: 3/19
Overall: 19/228
Performance: Good
Wind: Cross-winds with gusts
Course: L shape, with mostly cross wind from north.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 100
Turns: Average Cornering:
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 00:57
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
Running
00:20:55 | 03.11 miles | 06m 44s  min/mile
Age Group: 3/19
Overall: 15/228
Performance: Good
Course: Bike trail, more hills than anticipated
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
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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