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Sumter, South Carolina
United States
City of Sumter
75F / 24C
Overcast
Total Time = 1h 15m 20s
Overall Rank = 5/117
Age Group = M 35-39
Age Group Rank = 2/13
Pre-race routine:

Went to bed at 8:45pm, woke up at 4:45am ate some steel cut oats, bannnan, and coffee. Hopped in the car and drove up to the event 1:40 minutes. Had 2 coconut waters and some powerade on the way up.
Event warmup:

Setup transition, took the bike for a quick ride, hit the restroom, then hid in the car because it started raining. Rain broke about 15 minutes before the race. Had 4 anti-fatigues and a roctane.
Swim
  • 04m 33s
  • 300 yards
  • 01m 31s / 100 yards
Comments:

Went off 8th because of no shows. I passed to people during the swim. I struggled in the pass crossing under pool lanes but did a really good job of it this year.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Transition 1
  • 01m 10s
Comments:

Only problem was a bit slow to get the suit off, I dunked my feet to get them clean and started to put bike shies on but I still had my nineteen frequency on.
What would you do differently?:

Smoother transition
Bike
  • 46m 23s
  • 16.5 miles
  • 21.34 mile/hr
Comments:

I spent a lot of time out of aero because I could not get my breathing under control. Overall the bike went really well and was consistent with my times all year long.
What would you do differently?:

I drank my new profile design water bottle dry by mile 11. Very humid so we were losing a lot of fluids.
Transition 2
  • 00m 38s
Comments:

Missed the bike rack on first attempt but put it on second attempt. Dunked the feet, got socks and shoes on and took off.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Run
  • 22m 35s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 07m 17s  min/mile
Comments:

Pushed as hard as I could go. This is first race since coming back from hamstring injury last month. Overall my times did not suffer due to hamstring.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing
Post race
Warm down:

I was third to finish so I talked to people as they came in. I had some water, banana, a a bagel. Got a shower at the pool and the got a rub. waited for awards, then drove 1:40 back home.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Hamstring injury last month.

Event comments:

Great support by the volunteers and Sumter officials. Organization was perfect. I was very pleased with every aspect of the race.




Last updated: 2013-10-19 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:04:33 | 300 yards | 01m 31s / 100yards
Age Group: 1/13
Overall: 4/117
Performance: Good
Suit: Nineteen frequency
Course: snake for 6 laps
Start type: Inside Pool Plus:
Water temp: 75F / 24C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Navigation:
Rounding:
T1
Time: 01:10
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
No
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Good
Biking
00:46:23 | 16.5 miles | 21.34 mile/hr
Age Group: 2/13
Overall: 4/117
Performance: Average
Wind: Little
Course: Lop sided figure 8 around the town of Sumter. The course is mostly flat. Had 3 railroad track crossing and a large overpass hill to climb. About .5 miles of bad roads other than that the roads were good.
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Too hard Drinks: Not enough
T2
Time: 00:38
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Below average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
Running
00:22:35 | 03.1 miles | 07m 17s  min/mile
Age Group: 4/13
Overall: 15/117
Performance: Below average
Course: Out and back on the main road. Road is 5 lines wide (2 in each direction and turn lane). There is no side walk so you run against traffic both ways in the road. 2 aid stations on the course about mile 1 and 2.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Too easy
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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