Monday, July 30, 2012

The short version - Race results for Calgary 70.3

Yesterday was a great day!  I will end the suspense, and announce that I have now completed my first half ironman.  The swim was solid, and on the bike I just had so much fun.  The run was tough, but I got through it.

After the race I commented to a friend that it really hurt at the end.  She just looked at me with a puzzled expression and asked if I expected it not to.  Thinking about it, I somehow hadn't really realized it would.  I expected it to be hard, but not necessarily hurt that much.  Not sure what I was thinking.

The quick results are as follows:

Swim: 49:00
T1: 4:42
Bike: 3:37:18
T2: 4:25
Run: 2:33:58

When it comes to race execution, there are some things that I am completely happy about, and other things that I'll learn from.  There's not a single thing that I would change (okay, I wouldn't get lost in T2, but in my defense, with it being a point to point race, I never got to see T2 beforehand).  For my first half iron distance race, it was a great day!

9 comments:

  1. Can't wait to read all about it. How exciting for you! LOL about not expecting it to hurt.

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  2. You did awesome! Great job Deb!!!

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  3. Congrats! You did fantastic!

    Excited for your race report!!!

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  4. Bravo! Impressive...


    -Patrick
    http://responsibility199.wordpress.com

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  5. Congrats half iron woman! Nice job!

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  6. It hurt, but that makes it so much more awesome! Way to go!

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  7. WOW Deb! you really did amazing :) I'm so proud of you and glad I visited :D wouldn't want to miss your recap. Ihave only swam 50meters....lol I'm going for my first "real" swim workout tonight....I'm scared.

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