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Moshi,
Tanzania
75F / 24C
Overcast
Total Time = 2h 10m 30s
Overall Rank = 1200/4000
Age Group = 30-34
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Ate some toast and jelly and banana and coffee.
Event warmup:

Really bad that there were no port-a-potties at the race start.
Run
  • 2h 10m 30s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 09m 58s  min/mile
Comments:

I ran it about as good I could have. I took it very easy the first half and ran around a 12 min pace, and then the second half I was more like 8:30 pace.
What would you do differently?:

I wish I could have run on hills, but I live where it's flat. I think lunges and squats might have helped.
Post race
Warm down:

Drank some water and some beer and cheered on the marathoners!

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Hamstring strength and uphills and downhills.

Event comments:

There was plenty of water stations and the post race expo was nice. My only issue is that there were no porta-potties at the start of the race!




Last updated: 2017-02-09 12:00 AM
Running
02:10:30 | 13.1 miles | 09m 58s  min/mile
Age Group: 200/
Overall: 500/4000
Performance: Good
HR was 140 - 155 during the first half. Then it creeped up to around 170 for 3rd quarter, and then then last bit was between 180 - 185.
Course: The first 8 km was uphill. Nothing too crazy steep, but it was consistently uphill. Then it was slightly up and down for 3-4 km, and then downhill and at times, quite steep. The last km was a slight uphill (not great to finish on if you're tanked).
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %Nope
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? No
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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