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Race Result

Racer: Jamie Roberson
Race: Manassas Mini Tri
Date: Sunday, May 15, 2005
Location: Manassas, VA
Race Type: Triathlon - Other
Age Group: Female 40 - 44
Time: 0:47:55
Overall Place: 137 / 140
Age Group Place: 10 / 10
Comment: Not a Good Day

Race Report:

(With an event next weekend, now seems the time to write my two-month-old race reports)

Swim (250m pool swim): 06:02

Bike (3.5 miles, plus T1/T2): 21:30

Run (1.2 miles): 20:23

I was really disappointed that, despite an additional year of training, and despite using actual bike shoes and pedals, my time was actually slower than the year before. I was better on the swim, but apparently slower in transition and definitely slower on the run. I was having horrific high-ankle pain and walked about half of this very short run.

My running shoes were not the problem, as they had been the year before. I realized that if I was ever going to anything other than mini-tri's, I was going to have to see if there was a biomechanical reason for high-ankle pain. This was when I decided to hire Coach Debi.

[Note: My ankle pain has since disappeared and I am now running regular 14:00 miles. :)]