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Sunday, June 27, 2010

Splash ‘n Dash Aquathon Series – Race 2

This race is my first ever duathlon. I had butterflies the week of the race thinking about swimming 1500m since my swim is a little better than doggy paddling. I spent the prior weekends with a buddy of mine in open water off Gold Coast near Tuen Mun. At the race, I didn't realize they changed the course and it would be 3 laps.. I was focused on finishing 2 since this was the instructions I read on the internet; only to find out that it was changed at the last moment to 3 laps.

My swim consisted of 28 minutes for 750m. I believe I got lapped since the fastest guy finished the race in a little less an hour. I saw him before and he is a 30ish min 10k runner.

Because everyone wears the same cap, I wasn't disqualified but I will know that it will take me around 45 minutes for 1500m until I speed up with daily training in the pool


Split Time
1 0:29:39
2 0:04:16 - heavy breathing and high heartbeat out of the water
3 0:04:27
4 0:04:35
5 0:04:36
6 0:04:38
7 0:04:38
8 0:04:36
9 0:04:37
10 0:04:41
11 0:04:37
12 0:00:25
13 0:00:01
Summary 1:15:53

Overall, I am happy with the time.

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