I had my alarm set for 3AM. The coffee maker started at 2:45AM. I woke up without difficulty. The truck was already loaded up. I prepared a bowl of oatmeal and had a cup of coffee. I made my way to Lance's just a couple of miles away.
We were all loaded up and ready to go by 4AM. The drive was uneventful. We had one pit stop about half way to the race site. Robin and I talked about not blowing up on the bike. This was more for Lance then Robin or I.
The Sunfish was my first triathlon ever, back in 2007. I completed it on my birthday. I did not know anyone at the race. Wow, how have times changed.
We arrived at the race site at 5:45AM. The transition was still pretty empty. I got checked in and selected a good transition spot near the bike in and out. The run exit had changed this year. The run exited near the swim exit. My transition was in a good spot.
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