Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tri for Sight Race Report

The Susan Bradley Cox Tri for Sight is the last race of the central Kentucky triathlon series.  It’s a long sprint (800m swim, 19.1mi bike, 4mi run) with typically good weather and a really really long T1.  I’m about a month out from Steelhead and I haven’t really put in the effort I should have in training to keep my form, but I knew this was the last race of the season and I just was a bit lazy due to that.  I was leading the series by about 8 minutes at this point and with a relatively short race to finish it out, I was pretty sure as long as I had a good race and was able to finish, I should take the win.

In the weeks since Steelhead, I did 3 hours (transition week), then 9.5 hours, 9 hours, and 7.5 hours leading up to race week.  Like I said, my volume was down.  I wanted to perform well at this race as I have set PRs for all the races I’ve done so far this year and I wanted the trend to continue, but I’d just lost the drive since my last big race was done.

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