St. Patrick's Day 8K - Run8k

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Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C.
United States
Capital Running Company
52F / 11C
Total Time = 43m 53s
Overall Rank = 1747/5543
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 125/245
Pre-race routine:

Had 2 bananas, one cup of coffee, and 12oz of water.
Event warmup:

Walked 2-3 blocks, stretched, went to restroom, got to the starting line.
  • 43m 53s
  • 4.97 miles
  • 08m 50s  min/mile
Post race
Warm down:

Grabbed some food (2 cookies, bagel, and water) and walked 4 blocks to car. Got out of DC as fast as possible.

Event comments:

Well organized race. Lots of people. Enjoyed the course especially running down Pennsylvania Ave. Look forward to running in it again next year.

Last updated: 2011-02-26 12:00 AM
00:43:53 | 04.97 miles | 08m 50s  min/mile
Age Group: 125/245
Overall: 1747/5543
Performance: Good
HR stayed between 151-170. While a little high for me to run comfortably, I felt great. the course was relatively flat, so no problems keeping that pace.
Course: Flat.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4