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RiverWinds Triathlon - TriathlonSprint


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West Deptford, New Jersey
United States
Living Proof Events
55F / 13C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 45m 50s
Overall Rank = 314/324
Age Group = 50-54
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

coffee and a banana
GU half hour before swim
Event warmup:

Stretching off and on waiting for my time to swim
Swim
  • 06m 36s
  • 200 yards
  • 03m 18s / 100 yards
Comments:

Actually swam faster than I expected. Little stopping and just kept moving forward.
Transition 1
  • 04m 46s
Comments:

Shoes fell off bike, had to stop and put them on after I crossed the transition mat
What would you do differently?:

I will start to practice transition on to bike.
Bike
  • 43m 38s
  • 10.3 miles
  • 14.16 mile/hr
Comments:

Tried to keep cadence up at 90 as much as possible.
What would you do differently?:

more training
Transition 2
  • 02m 28s
Comments:

this went well
What would you do differently?:

practice dismounting
Run
  • 48m 24s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 15m 34s  min/mile
Comments:

legs were GONE when I started to run. Walked most of the time, but I'm still happy.
Post race
Warm down:

Stayed STANDING! ENOUGH SAID

What limited your ability to perform faster:

lost weeks of training

Event comments:

I beat my time from last year by almost 5 minutes. I'm real happy!




Last updated: 2012-12-04 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:06:36 | 200 yards | 03m 18s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 303/324
Performance: Average
Suit:
Course: Pool, 8 laps serpentine
Start type: Inside Pool Plus: Time Trial
Water temp: 80F / 27C Current:
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation:
Rounding:
T1
Time: 04:46
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Bad
Biking
00:43:38 | 10.3 miles | 14.16 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 284/324
Performance: Average
Wind: Little
Course: counter clockwise. Course was relatively flat and comfortable.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 85
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 02:28
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Bad
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Below average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
Running
00:48:24 | 03.11 miles | 15m 34s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 318/324
Performance: Below average
Course: smooth with slight inclines
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

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2013-04-29 12:02 PM
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Subject: RE: RiverWinds Triathlon
Congrats.  I ran the same race yesterday.  I had read your review from last years race prior to reading this one.  Great job.  5 minutes is a huge amount of time to make up. 
2013-04-29 1:21 PM
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Subject: RE: RiverWinds Triathlon
Tom....AWESOME!!! I'm so impressed that you could shave off 5 minutes on a sprint!! Now imagine what you'll do when you actually have time to train!!
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