ING New York City Marathon - Run

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New York City, New York
United States
New York Road Runners
40F / 4C
Total Time = 5h 21m 6s
Overall Rank = 42875/48000
Age Group = 30-34
Age Group Rank = 3039/3713
Pre-race routine:

coffee w milk, banana and almond butter sandwich, two honey stinger waffles, water, walking
Event warmup:

  • 5h 21m 9s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 12m 16s  min/mile

Heart rate was higher than it probably should have been, avg Z3.
What would you do differently?:

Not sure I could have done anything differently - this was the first M I've ever run where mental and physical effort were almost completely matched. I just wasn't as fast as I'd hoped.
Post race
Warm down:


What limited your ability to perform faster:

Head cold

Event comments:

AMAZING RACE!!! Don't know that it was TOO HARD but it was harder than average.

Last updated: 2013-04-02 12:00 AM
05:21:09 | 26.2 miles | 12m 16s  min/mile
Age Group: 3039/3713
Overall: 42875/48000
Performance: Good
42875 15480 3039 69271 MEGGAN JOHNSON 33F FL USA 05:21:09 5k 00:37:04 10k 01:13:41 15k 01:49:56 20k 02:26:23 1/2 M 02:34:31 25k 03:04:35 30k 03:40:14 35k 04:18:43 40k 05:01:36 AVG 12:16
Course: HILLY! 4-5 bridge crossings, some of which were 1+mile climbs
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
Course challenge Too hard
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5