Sunday, May 21, 2006

Columbia Triathlon: quick report

It was a beautiful day!! Perfect weather conditions both years that I've done this event. I'm getting a little faster, but my lack of hill training on an extraordinarily hilly course is still a big limiter! Long report some day. . . .

2006 official times:
SWIM 1500m: 37:23
SWIM TO BIKE TRANSITION: 5:37
BIKE 41 km: 1:44:28 (14.6 mph)
BIKE TO RUN TRANSITION: 2:46
RUN 10 km: 1:14:11 (37:33,36:38 splits)
FINISH 3:44:23

PR and personal course record!
337th/389 women (86%)
4th/4 Athenas over 40

2005:
SWIM 1500m: 48:15
SWIM TO BIKE TRANSITION: 5:36
BIKE 41 km: 1:50:02
BIKE TO RUN TRANSITION: 2:45
RUN 10 km: 1:20:21
FINISH 4:06:58

18 comments:

TriFeist said...

YEAH!!!! Is that a PR at this distance, even on a hilly course? Look at that swim time. That's GREAT improvement.

plods said...

congrats!!!!!!!!

Heather said...

Awesome improvement. You knocked, what?, 20 minutes off of last year. I'd call that progress.

Mojo said...

C is for congratulations, sounds like an awesome time to me....

Seriously, WAY TO GO on your swim!! That was an excellent time. Aren't you proud? You shaved off over 22 min. from last year. Outstanding!

How do you feel?

runr53 said...

Very Well Done Mrs Toby! Now go rest up just a little, ok?

Habeela said...

AWESOME! Huge congrats!

Julia said...

Great improvement on that swim! Can't wait to hear the whole race report.

Dawn - Pink Chick said...

Great job and a PR ta boot!!!

Steven said...

Congrats, Nancy! Very well done and enjoy the PR!

Don said...

congratulations Nancy!!! Super race, and you cut a lot of time off last year..that is awesome!!
Mojo and I will tip one for you tonight! Again..Congrats!!

jeanne said...

That's an amazing improvement! You really kicked some serious butt! (and wtf indeed with the balloon! people are insane.)

KLN said...

Raising a glass of wine in honor of your accomplishment!

Flo said...

Wow!! That's amazing.. Great job!!!

bunnygirl said...

Great job, Nancy! I'm looking forward to the full report!

Lisa said...

Nancy, you ROCK!! Great job!!! Congratulations!

Tammy said...

Way to go, Girl!! Nice transition times, too! That's what I"m most feared of.. transitioning. eek.

tri-mama said...

Way to go Nancy! You dumped time in each discipline-who says moms can't do these things? :)

Helen said...

Great job! It looks like a perfect day. I would have never signed up for the race after hearing that report of snakes on the swim exit! Can't wait for the race report.