2013 – SB Tri

The SB TRI came and has went, I would have to say I had more anxiety about this event then any of the other events.

IMG_9520

Team MiraMar in our 8th year, with team shirts to show it.

Race Stats

My official time was 4:32

Actual race time 4:09

I had a flat tire repair which took 23 minutes to fix as I blew two inter-tubes.

Distances

1 Mile swim (actually 1.08) – 32:49 

34 Mile bike – 2:24 (flat tire repair = 23 mins) – 2:01 

10 Mile run – 1:28

Standings

Overall Place – 424 / 571

Division Place – 64/78

Swim Place – 217 ( 38%) – 29:58 min/mile

Bike Place 526 (92%)

Run Place ( 50%) 8:48 min/mile

Start time – 7:15am

Age Group -M 40–44

In summary I am very happy with my race, my swim time was great and I felt strong, I tried to limit the use of my legs on the swim to save them for later and this actually worked to my advantage. My legs were fresh and I felt good after. I felt clear and my googles were clear on the swim. I had a few sips of coffee before the race, but no GU’s before, so very light on caffeine.

Fueling strategy was different this time and worked great. I use Osmos before (pre-hydration) and during for electrolytes and used Sodium based Clif Shot blocs during (every 15 mins, also had a cliff 2x expresso Gu during bike for caffeine) this seemed to work well for me.

Need to learn flat tire repairs, practice them and take spin classes. too slow on bike

IMG_9519

IMG_9530

IMG_9529

IMG_9516

 

Me and my lady

MMH_8648

 


One thought on “2013 – SB Tri

    2013 Triathlon Journey | Irish Lydo said:
    October 3, 2013 at 3:42 am

    […] 2013 – SB Tri […]

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s