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Burlington, North Carolina
United States
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Total Time = 1h 39m 32s
Overall Rank = 139/166
Age Group = Clydesdale
Age Group Rank = 4/6
Pre-race routine:

Stayed locally overnight. My first tri - so nothing really...
Swim
  • 17m 19s
  • 750 meters
  • 02m 19s / 100 meters
Comments:

Terrible swim! Thought that I would find it ok as I'm generally an ok swimmer - but had a nightmare. Panicked, couldn't breathe, couldn't keep crawl going - was doing breaststroke within 100m. My entire game plan went out the window in less than a minute.
What would you do differently?:

I need some coaching and lots of practice..!!
Transition 1
  • 02m 36s
Comments:

T1 was very slow. Didn't think that putting socks on would take so long (wet feet does that apparently). Everything else just seemed to drag on.
What would you do differently?:

Think a bit more on the transition and practice.
Bike
  • 49m 53s
  • 15 miles
  • 18.07 mile/hr
Comments:

Was quite happy with the bike considering. No clip ins, lost the chain on the last hill - so that slowed me a little. Everything else was as good as I could expect.
What would you do differently?:

Work harder on the hills. Think about getting clip-ins and aerobars.
Transition 2
  • 00m 41s
Comments:

Got the wobbles a little when coming off the bike. Cycled in my running shoes, so just dropped off the bike and carried on.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Run
  • 29m 4s
  • 5 kms
  • 05m 54s  min/km
Comments:

My run was bad. Couldn't keep it going - ended up walking up the hills and running down them. I seriously have to question the time... should have been more.
What would you do differently?:

Better training, use HRM.
Post race
Warm down:

Nothing serious, just had some fruit, drinks and snacks...

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Practice, experience and training.

Event comments:

My first race, so it has to be the best! It was a good experience, whetted my appetite to do another. My goal was really just to complete it, so mission accomplished I guess.




Last updated: 2013-06-24 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:17:19 | 750 meters | 02m 19s / 100meters
Age Group: 5/6
Overall: 135/166
Performance: Bad
Suit:
Course: Square course, shallow in water start.
Start type: Deep Water Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Bad Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Bad Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Bad
Rounding: Below average
T1
Time: 02:36
Performance: Bad
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: No
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
00:49:53 | 15 miles | 18.07 mile/hr
Age Group: 4/6
Overall: 139/166
Performance: Below average
Wind: None
Course: Nice course, few hills, closed to traffic. No real complaints
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 00:41
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
Running
00:29:04 | 05 kms | 05m 54s  min/km
Age Group: 4/6
Overall: 132/166
Performance: Below average
Course: Semi trail run on gravel in places. Some short but steep hills. Kind of a weird loop thing.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below average
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race? Ok
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] 5

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