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Lake Placid, New York
United States
World Triathlon Corporation
72F / 22C
Overcast
Total Time = 14h 13m 33s
Overall Rank = 1674/2536
Age Group = F25-29
Age Group Rank = 43/68
Pre-race routine:

Race report found at: http://bigskymultisportcoaching.com/2013/08/01/race-report-ironman-...
Swim
  • 1h 16m 9s
  • 4224 yards
  • 01m 48s / 100 yards
Comments:

Lined up in the 1:11-1:20 group. I personally had no issues with contacts, but other people I guess had some troubles. I just had the normal amount contact that you would see in other OWS during tri's.
What would you do differently?:

This was my first Ironman so I was a bit more timid. Next time I'll probably be more comfortable and will head closer to the cable line. I stayed pretty wide of it, but was right on target for my projected time based on training.
Transition 1
  • 08m
Comments:

Changed into bike shorts - best decision of the day! Forgot chamois butter though - not so good decision of the day. Lesson learned!
Bike
  • 7h 11m 48s
  • 112 miles
  • 15.59 mile/hr
Comments:

My bike fitness suffered this year after taking last fall off for an injury. I followed my race and nutrition plan to a tee and had a great experience.
Transition 2
  • 05m 42s
Comments:

Changed shorts again!
Run
  • 5h 31m 54s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 12m 39s  min/mile
Comments:

I had been suffering from major knee/IT-band/hip issues throughout my training cycle and did not run over 12 miles so I knew the run would be a struggle for me. I had a better than expected first half of the race! Then the knee started to go around mile 14, but I was able to run/walk until mile 18 when the knee finally gave out and I had to walk the remaining miles. I was able to run the final mile to the finish though! :-)
Post race
Event comments:

I had an absolutely awesome first Ironman experience and can't wait for my next one! You can read my full race report at: http://bigskymultisportcoaching.com/2013/08/01/race-report-ironman-...




Last updated: 2013-08-01 12:00 AM
Swimming
01:16:09 | 4224 yards | 01m 48s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/68
Overall: 0/2536
Performance: Good
Suit:
Course: 2 loop 1.2 mile course in Mirror Lake - wetsuit legal with new rolling start
Start type: Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current:
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Rounding:
T1
Time: 08:00
Performance:
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
Biking
07:11:48 | 112 miles | 15.59 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/68
Overall: 0/2536
Performance:
Wind: Little
Course: Hilly 2 loop course - backside of course much slower than the first half.
Road:   Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
T2
Time: 05:42
Overall:
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
Running
05:31:54 | 26.2 miles | 12m 39s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/68
Overall: 0/2536
Performance:
Course: 2 loop course with some rollers
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
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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