Stratford 220 Triathlon

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Entrants (17) Club Pred Swim Pred Bike Pred Run Swim T1 Bike T2 Run Total
ATOM. Pirate Ship Of Fools, Zoom Tri Club 1:18:42 1:18:42
climbingfishgirl Yet another pb.
Over the moon. Unaffiliated 1:20:00 1:18:21 1:18:21
Crash Hamster Pirate Ship Of Fools
Erics UKnetrunner
Flying Ant My watch time for now. Black Pear Joggers 1:20:33 1:20:33
GooseyLucy Note to self: next time you attempt a triathlon, learn to run first. Just a thought. Swim: 8.21, bike 54.49, run 37.30. I think I can work out where the improvement needs to be... Unaffiliated 1:45:00 1:40:40 1:40:40
Hanneke I am back, I did it, I did my first tri... and it is confirmed! I HATE swimming... not sure if I can stick with this lark, as I really do not care for the swim... bike was great fun, run was spoilt by the fact that we had to run through Rapeseed stuff, which gives me severe hayfever symptoms, culmintaing in asthma... so I had to get back to a walk 4 times, just to make sure I got the breathing right... was panting on the bike too 

Is it my imagination, or is there a LOT more rape being grown this year???

Anyways: 400m swim, clumsy breaststroke: 10.04, bike, including T1 & T2 48.08 (I had 42.30 mins on the bikecomputer 4 24 kms), run 25.51. I had it as 26.04 on the Garmin, but was not sure where to start it... for 5 kms.

Must say that the swimming took a LOT more out of me than I would have expected as I foound it hard to settle into a rhythm on the bike... also, I had to stop at 2 traffic lights and the traffic was HORRENDOUS! Had to slam on the breaks and sat behind cars that would not let me past several times  Dangerous driving, and all the road were plastered with race in progress and watch out cyclist signs, still most cars too no notice!

Disappointed with my average speed on the bike, which was only just 30 km/hr, but as I said, found it hard to settle in and did not get going properly until about halfway... max speed 58.9 kms/hr, which is cool, and I managed to cruise at over 40 kms/hr for a fair bit on the second half.

Run was tough, weird course, VERY narrow and we were running it in both directions, two loops... and as I said, lots of pollen that tighetened my chest. 

Seemed to have plenty in the tank after finishing, so something went clearly wrong somewhere down the line... or maybe I just recover quickly?

Right, going to log this, have an icecream and go out for a 7 mile fell run, as I feel I have not done enough today... FELL PONIES, Black Mountains MBO 1:20:00 1:23:33 1:23:33
HerefordshireLass Black Pear Joggers
mitten Tring RC 1:28:00 1:28:00
paulcoz Position	Race No	StartTime	First Name	Last Name	Sex	Age	BtaCat	TeamName	Race_Type	Swim Time	Bike Time	Run Time	Total Time
382	615	10:03:30	Paul	Costain	Male	40	H	Coventry	sprint	00:08:42	00:54:24	00:24:37	01:27:43
Northbrook AC 1:27:43 1:27:43
Recoil Unaffiliated 10:19 52:14 29:06 1:31:39
Ref Unaffiliated 1:35:00 1:20:53 1:20:53
Runs4beer My first tri ... great learning experience! Loved it! Provisional results posted after race. Lichfield RC 1:30:00 7:21 48:51 22:04 1:18:16
Sam Davies Unaffiliated 7:30 44:00 21:00 1:12:30
SoVeryTired Undertrained, underprepared, overheated, underperformed. Redway Runners 1:39:05 1:39:05
Tri2Flea 133	154	08:08:15	Richard	Palmer	Male	21	D	Warwick Uni Tri Club	sprint	SWIM 00:07:14 BIKE	00:42:34	RUN 00:25:19	TOTAL:01:15:07
Warwick Uni Triathlon & Road Cycling Club 7:14 42:34 25:19 1:15:07
Wotsit Hot hot hot! Black Pear Joggers 1:50:00 1:50:00

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