The Time Crunched Athlete | Course Videos

Giant Eagle Multisport Festival Sprint Triathlon Bike Course

If you’ve been following my site already, you might have seen my first video showing the Olympic distance bike course for the Giant Eagle Multisport Festival July 29. That video was so well received that I went ahead and did the same recording for the Girls Tri Too (July 28th) course and now the sprint distance course!

For those of you who did the inaugural race last year, you might be surprised to see the course is different. Due to traffic concerns with ODOT at the intersection of High St. (rt 23) and 270, the organizers had to find a different route. If you want to see the full official map of the route, you can find it here. Continue reading »

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Giant Eagle Multisport Festival – Girls Tri Too Course Preview

My main race this year is the Giant Eagle Multisport Festival Olympic distance triathlon organized by HFP Racing that will be held on July 29th here in Columbus, OH. In preparation, I’ve been scouting out the course and trying to get more familiar with it so I’m ready for everything.

Another race that’s a part of the festival is the Girls Tri Too race. This is a beginner friendly race for women who want to give triathlon a try but aren’t comfortable with larger scale races.

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How It’s Done: Video and GPS Map

I had a few people ask how I made the course video with the synced video and GPS maps. So Here’s a quick breakdown of the process. I’m do video production full time for my job so it’s in my nature to be technical and detailed. So I’ll try to balance the technical details with the information that really matters so I don’t overwhelm you!

I shot the video on my GoPro HD Hero camera set to 1080p30 mounted to the rear view mirror of my van. I hope to get the suction cup mount at some point so in the future you don’t see how dirty my windshield is. Continue reading »

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Giant Eagle Multisport Festival Olympic Triathlon Bike Course

My main race this year is the Giant Eagle Multisport Festival Olympic distance triathlon that will be held on July 29th here in Columbus, OH. In preparation, I’ve been scouting out the course and trying to get more familiar with it so I’m ready for everything.

Update: I also have done a video for the Sprint distance race and the Girls Tri Too race if you’re planning on doing either of those races!

For those of you who did the inaugural race last year, you might be surprised to see the course is different. Due to traffic concerns with ODOT at the intersection of High St. (rt 23) and 270, the organizers had to find a different route. If you want to see the full official map of the route, you can find it here. Continue reading »

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