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Wake Forest, North Carolina
United States
FS Series
80F / 27C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 08m 4s
Overall Rank = 44/216
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 6/27
Pre-race routine:

Woke up @ 5. Light breakfast of coffee and pb&j. Packed car and headed out @ 5:45. The race was close so didn't need to leave too very early.
Event warmup:

Light stretching while waiting in line. Pool was cold.
Swim
  • 05m 56s
  • 250 yards
  • 02m 22s / 100 yards
Comments:

Felt great the entire swim. With the crowded pool it was harder to stay in rhythm. Still need to work on speed. I couldn't leave the person in front of me. We played leap frog in the pool for a couple of laps. But it was still good.
What would you do differently?:

Work more on speed. Mostly everything else was good. No problem with endurance, just cadence.
Transition 1
  • 01m 2s
Comments:

T1 was quick. Didn't have to put on shirt so that reduced my time. Need to continue working on getting clipped in more smoothly.
What would you do differently?:

Mostly all good. Was taking it easy so no complaints.
Bike
  • 38m 23s
  • 12 miles
  • 18.76 mile/hr
Comments:

Felt great for entire ride. Didn't feel winded. Really concentrated on keeping my cadence up. I felt like I was much faster than my time showed. I comfortably passed rider after rider.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing. I felt like I hit all my targets for this ride. Maybe a little more speed starting.
Transition 2
  • 00m 48s
Comments:

T2 went pretty smooth. Slight issue again getting left foot unclipped. I need to get new clips I think.
What would you do differently?:

Just continue to practice slipping foot out of shoes while riding.
Run
  • 21m 52s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 07m 03s  min/mile
Comments:

Took off just right. I got into a comfortable pace and felt like I was cruising. Really took it easy. Didn't want to go too hard since I wasn't familiar with the course. The finish was uphill so that was a little tough.
What would you do differently?:

Since this was a low intensity race, I think my pace and effort level was on par.
Post race
Warm down:

It was getting really hot out, so walked for about 1/4 rehydrating.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

I do not think there were any limiters to my performance today.

Event comments:

FS did another really good job with this race. The venue is a little small and we were crammed into a smaller transition area.


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Last updated: 2012-06-25 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:05:56 | 250 yards | 02m 22s / 100yards
Age Group: 22/27
Overall: 144/216
Performance: Average
Suit:
Course: Snake Pool swim. Single lane which was good, however they shortened the intervals so there was lots of passing.
Start type: Inside Pool Plus: Time Trial
Water temp: 80F / 27C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Rounding:
T1
Time: 01:02
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Good
Biking
00:38:23 | 12 miles | 18.76 mile/hr
Age Group: 10/27
Overall: 78/216
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: The course was an out and back. Went through a neighborhood with speed bumps. That made the first and last mile interesting. Also about a mile stretch of the trip was on graded. So that made for an interesting ride. Mostly the ride was good.
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 00:48
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
Running
00:21:52 | 03.1 miles | 07m 03s  min/mile
Age Group: 2/27
Overall: 16/216
Performance: Good
Course: Out and back run through a neighborhood. It was very hot and hilly. Lots of twists and turns but a fun course.
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
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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