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Phillips Chain of Lakes Tri - Triathlon


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Phillips, Wisconsin
US
68F / 20C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 21m 52s
Overall Rank = 11/85
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 2/8
Pre-race routine:

short drive to event, normal breakfast, 1 gel before swim, 8oz of endurance booster by GNC, coffee
Event warmup:

short swim to loosen arms and legs, some stretching. Air temp was colder than water so stayed in til the start.
Swim
  • 06m 58s
  • 440 meters
  • 01m 35s / 100 meters
Comments:

Terrible swim, could not calm down, no positioning to fight for no bumping into anyone just a piss pore swim!
What would you do differently?:

Wet suits are allowed so use one.
Transition 1
  • 00m 49s
Comments:

Felt slow but time wise not to bad.
What would you do differently?:

Test using rubber bands on shoes to keep time down in trans
Bike
  • 50m 36s
  • 18 miles
  • 21.25 mile/hr
Comments:

Good bike stronger than expected. No issues in the tuck position.
What would you do differently?:

Fit this bike! I think I am loosing time/speed in current configuation. Power meter?!
Transition 2
  • 00m 27s
Comments:

Fast and feel through the T2
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Run
  • 23m 3s
  • 5 kms
  • 04m 41s  min/km
Comments:

Pretty good for a training day race, soft footing and poor mechanics on the soft grass lead to this so so time.
What would you do differently?:

Sprints not only on hard paths but in the grass will help my mechanics.
Post race
Warm down:

Short walk

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Limited rest, this was a training race so I actually did better than expected.

Event comments:

Super friendly race, really well run. Since wet suits are allowed it makes it a great starter race or a venue to really let it snap. Fair price, good food at the end, small age groups so lots of opportunity to place. Very glad I did this race.




Last updated: 2013-05-24 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:06:58 | 440 meters | 01m 35s / 100meters
Age Group: 5/8
Overall: 42/85
Performance: Bad
Suit: 2 pc tri
Course: Point to point well marked with huge buoys, swimmers seeded somewhat so there was little to no bunping or swimming over the top of each other
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 68F / 20C Current: Low
200M Perf. Bad Remainder: Below average
Breathing: Below average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Below average
Rounding:
T1
Time: 00:49
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
No
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
00:50:36 | 18 miles | 21.25 mile/hr
Age Group: 2/8
Overall: 7/85
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: Country roads, well marked. Did hear of one racer getting directed off course by a sherriff. A few chanllenging hills. Overall a quite ride.
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence: 90
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 00:27
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
00:23:03 | 05 kms | 04m 41s  min/km
Age Group: 1/8
Overall: 17/85
Performance: Good
Course: Modified trail and gravel road run, with a false finish area. Had to run 1/2 mile past the finish to get to the line.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %2
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
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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