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Georgetown, Kentucky
United States
Mallard Point
68F / 20C
Precipitation
Total Time = 1h 27m 22s
Overall Rank = 53/93
Age Group = M 25-29
Age Group Rank = 3/5
Pre-race routine:

Wake up at 5:30. Eat a bowl of oatmeal. Load up the truck and drive to the race.
Event warmup:

Boat ride and hill climb to the pre race meeting, then hill descent to the lake.
Swim
  • 19m 56s
  • 933 yards
  • 02m 08s / 100 yards
Comments:

Not a bad swim considering I hadn't been in the water since my last tri over one month prior.
What would you do differently?:

Train a little more!
Transition 1
  • 01m 59s
Comments:

Hill climb out of transition to the bike mount line. Ran in bike shoes to save my feet on the hill.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing.
Bike
  • 37m
  • 9.1 miles
  • 14.51 mile/hr
Comments:

What a tough course! Started on a hard uphill and never got easier. The wet roads made descending scary and the ascending was slow. It was fun though!
What would you do differently?:

Hill repeats in training!
Transition 2
  • 01m 26s
Comments:

Slippery hill to run down with dead legs after the bike course. Then had to run back up to get to the real run!
What would you do differently?:

Nothing.
Run
  • 26m 58s
  • 2.6 miles
  • 10m 10s  min/mile
Comments:

Calf burning extravaganza! Slow uphills and just kept picking up the feet as fast as I could going down. Treacherous course for a mediocre runner!
What would you do differently?:

Run more in training I suppose.
Post race
Warm down:

Walk around for a bit, then drive home.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

The course and the lack of training I did prior to the race.

Event comments:

So many excellent volunteers! Great community to have a Tri!




Last updated: 2013-08-01 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:19:56 | 933 yards | 02m 08s / 100yards
Age Group: 3/5
Overall: 0/93
Performance: Average
Suit:
Course: Point to point swim with wide enough start that nobody was swimming over each other.
Start type: Deep Water Plus: Shot
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding:
T1
Time: 01:59
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
Biking
00:37:00 | 9.1 miles | 14.51 mile/hr
Age Group: 4/5
Overall: 0/93
Performance: Average
Wind: Little
Course: HILLY!!! Constantly up and down on the wet roads. A little sketchy.
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence: 69
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 01:26
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
Running
00:26:58 | 02.6 miles | 10m 10s  min/mile
Age Group: 4/5
Overall: 0/93
Performance: Below average
Course: Same hills as the bike course...
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
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] 5

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