>> Monday, February 26, 2007
So the official results are in! The scoring is simple: there are 100 athletes, and you get 1 point for each person you beat in each event. I earned 234 points, which was good enough for 13th! (See previous post for more details on the race, as well as a few photos.) One of my new tri buddies that I met at the triathlon earned the exact same score as me (K. Stauton). I was hoping for a top 15 finish, so I’m pretty happy. If I had decided earlier to kick a little more during the last half of the swim, I MAYBE could have gotten an extra length in the pool, which would have put me 9th overall. I checked my watch around lap 6, and I knew that I could ease into 19 lengths, or I could have really kicked from that point on and gone for 20 lengths.
“God, Steve, you did fine - stop figuring out how you could have done better and get over it.”
Lifetime Fitness Indoor Tri Official Results:
• Swim: 40th overall (19 lengths)
• Bike: 21st overall (15.00 miles)
• Run: 8th overall (2.58 miles)
• Overall Finish: 13th out of 100