163 – IRONMAN© 70.3 Atlantic City – Melissa Richardson

In this episode of the Pursuit of the Perfect Race, I talk with my friend and coach from Octane Athletics Melissa Richardson.  Melissa talks about how coaching and racing at the same time impacts her race and how making the most of terrible conditions on race day is sometimes out of your hands. It rained this year at Atlantic City during the race, but she kept her cool and still controlled the controllable and had her best race day that she could.  I enjoyed talking with you Melissa and I look forward to following you in the future!

Weather that day:  62-68

Water:  wetsuit legal


Age Group: F 35-39

Height:   5’6”

Weight:  125lbs

Calories per hour: 250-260

PSI for this course:  90

Depth of Wheels:  Flo 60s

Bike Elevation GainL: 823

Run Elevation Gain:  95

Swim – 44:13

T1 – 10:20

Bike – 3:06:44

T2 – 8:01

Run – 2:11:10

Total Race Time:  6:20:26

Gender Rank: 284

Division Rank: 47

Overall Rank:  1226


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