the TripleBrutal in numbers…

The body and mind are still recovering, and a long race-report will follow, but for now: here’s some data of what goes on during a triple-irondistance triathlon on a hard course… With a big thank you to the most awesome support-crew, who took care of me, and still found time to write down some statistics during the race…

The Triple Brutal Extreme Triathlon in numbers:
  • 12.540 meters of swimming (equals 502 lengths in a 25m pool)
  • 561.870 meters of cycling
  • 124.020 meters of running (equals almost 3 marathons, or 310 laps on the track)
  • total time: 66 hours 33 minutes 16 seconds
  • 285 minutes (4’45 hours) of swimming (including refueling at the aid station)
  • 2029 minutes (33’49 hours) of cycling (including rest, refuel and sleep)
  • 1555 minutes (25’55 hours) of running (including rest, refuel and sleep)
  • 124 minutes (2 hours) spent (sleeping) in transitions)

 

  • average water temperature: 14C

 

  • 14250 swimstrokes
  • 125798 pedalstrokes
  • 164830 steps

 

  • 390789 heartbeats (excluding the swim and transitions)
    of which
  • 215074 heartbeats on the bike
  • 175715 heartbeats on the run

 

  • 7223 meters of elevation on the bike
  • 3123 meters of elevation on the run

 

  • 110 minutes of sleep

 

  • 2.2 kgs of weightloss
  • 24078 calories burned (aprox. according to garmin)
  • 21555 calories consumed
    of which
  • 17.3 liters of sports-drink
  • 66 energy bars
  • 8 gels (2 with caffeine)
  • 7 cups of soup
  • 9 cups of tea (with sugar)
  • 8 cookies
  • 2 plates of pasta
  • 5 pots of noodles
  • 5 cups of coke
  • 3.5 fruit yoghurts
  • 1 ham&cheese sandwich
  • 23 tictacs
  • 18 blackberries (freshly picked along the run course)
  • 4 painkillers
  • 3 sachets of ORS
  • some champagne at the finish-line
  • 1644(!) messages received on whatsapp/text/email during the event (although I’ve only read those afterwards…)

 

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