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Key West, Florida
United States
BW Promotions
72F / 22C
Sunny
Total Time = 2h 58m 15s
Overall Rank = 1945/2449
Age Group = Men - Walkers
Age Group Rank = 10/33
Pre-race routine:

Drove down Saturday, took longer than last year because of several accidents. Had a pasta dinner and bagel with peanut butter for breakfast.
Event warmup:

Rode bikes from hotel to start area. Missed the turn off of Duval again and had to walk bikes through the marina.
Run
  • 2h 58m 15s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 13m 37s  min/mile
Comments:

Awesome race. It was a little windy, but not as bad as last year. Really an ideal day for a race.
What would you do differently?:

More faster walks during training.
Post race
Warm down:

Beer, iced Cuban coffee, shade, and flip-flops.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Training

Event comments:

This is a destination race for a reason, Key West in January is the place to be as a runner. Love this race and will be back again next year.




Last updated: 2017-06-10 12:00 AM
Running
02:58:15 | 13.1 miles | 13m 37s  min/mile
Age Group: 10/33
Overall: 1945/2449
Performance: Good
Course: Out and back through old Key West. Down Duval, past Higgs Beach, along A1A past Smather's Beach to the turn around. Back the same way until the White Street Pier then back up on Whitehead Street. Finish is by the marina area/aquarium.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
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? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

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