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2023 IM 70.3 Virginia Blue Ridge Race Recap

  RESULTS 1.2 mile swim: 28:52 T1: 2:47 56 mile bike: 2:49:55 (+ 5 min penalty) T2: 2:15 13.1 mile run: 1:38.30 2nd age group (40-44), 9th female It was too hard to summarize the race in a blog post so Karel and I decided to make a video discussing our race experience. In this video we talk about.... -How I trained/prepared for this race (and why I didn't ride my tri bike more than a few times) -Pre-race workouts and why its beneficial to train on the race course -Managing nerves/expectations - Pre-race fueling (and being organized and prepared) -Swim and T1 execution  -Karel's thoughts on participating in a relay (bike leg) -How my mind was impacted after receiving a penalty  -Serving the penalty  -Putting together a strong run off the bike and breaking 1:40 for the first time in many many years Congrats to the Trimarni team for placing 4th Tri Club!