The Ventura TRI came and went despite the fact that I had picked up a chest cold. I am super glad I did it. It was harder than last year, but I had a strong swim and finished the job. This is an important point for me.
The CVMM guys Bill and Stephen, they both had very strong races.
Date: June 21, 2013
Bib 192 2013 stats
My official time was 3:11:30 (2:44)
1.5K (.93 Mile) swim – 27:43 (28:32)
40K (24.8 Mile) bike – 1:31:57 (1:19:00)
10K (6.2 Mile) run – 1:07:45 (52:43)
I will avoid excuses, but here are the facts. Chest cold persisted two weeks prior to the race with respitoray issues and general tiredness. I did not work out two weeks leading up until the race and was achy all over. I weighed 10lbs more than last year and in not working out like last year.
26 minutes slower
1 minute faster on the swim
12 minutes slower on bike
15 minutes slower on the run