Martian Half Marathon - RunHalf Marathon

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Dearborn Heights, Michigan
United States
Martian Marathon
55F / 13C
Total Time = 2h 38m
Overall Rank = ?/+1950
Age Group = 46
Age Group Rank = 0/?
Pre-race routine:

Woke up 0500. Ate a breakfast of egges & toast with cofee.
half and hour before race ate a power bar.
Event warmup:

Light jogging and stretching
  • 2h 38m
  • 13.1 miles
  • 12m 04s  min/mile

Did a run walk method. Started off running around a 11min mile splits for the first 4 miles then slowed down. Simply wasn't feeling right. slowed pace down and felt much better and able to sustain a 2.5 - 3 minute jog with 1 minute walks.
What would you do differently?:

Try to stay health and TRAIN MUCH MORE!!!!
Post race
Warm down:

A couple of stretches & 2 pieces of pizza washed down with 1 beer.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Feet got really sore. Blisters under toe nails on both feet. Last 3.5 miles really uncomforable.

Event comments:

Really liked this event. All the volunteers were great and cheerful. aid stations were spaced every 2 miles. For this time of year and temps I think that was suffecient.

Last updated: 2007-12-20 12:00 AM
02:38:00 | 13.1 miles | 12m 04s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/?
Overall: 0/+1950
Performance: Good
Course: Out and back with a few slow rolling hills
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
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