Shamrock Half Marathon - RunHalf Marathon

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
United States
Shamrock Sportsfest
55F / 13C
Total Time = 2h 16m 21s
Overall Rank = 3441/6546
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 228/538
Pre-race routine:

Oatmeal and coffee. Got to the beach at 5 a.m. to get parking
Event warmup:

Dynamic warmup, ran about 10 minutes, and turned in my gear bag
  • 2h 16m 21s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 10m 25s  min/mile

For the first 10 miles, I ran 10 minutes and walked 1 minute. I ran into the 2:15 pace setter after that and tried to hang on for the last 3.1.
What would you do differently?:

Keep going when I had the runner's high
Post race
Warm down:

Got gear bag, drank beer, and cheered on the marathon runners

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Probably being sick last week and need to do more long runs

Event comments:

Well run race. I will definitely do it again next year and hopefully shave off some time.

Last updated: 2009-11-14 12:00 AM
02:16:21 | 13.1 miles | 10m 25s  min/mile
Age Group: 4044/538
Overall: 3441/6546
Performance: Good
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
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