ING Georgia Marathon - RunMarathon

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Atlanta, Georgia
United States
The ING Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon
44F / 7C
Total Time = 2h 30m 37s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group = 40
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

get up early after sleepless night eat oatmeal and rrink coffee then h2o. get dressed and make sur ehave all gear. Get hubby moving drive to local race site and find local hotel for warm nice potty.
Event warmup:

walk to potty likje a million times
  • 2h 30m 37s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 11m 30s  min/mile

started easy but found I was going out faster than I planned. Used Garmin to check HR and found it wasn't too bad so went with faster pace.
What would you do differently?:

Not sure. I had the cardio but my legs hurt at the end mainly knees pain.
Post race
Warm down:

Walked around. had picture takedn. Vcaught up with Sports Factory caoch for post race meeting.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Soreness last three miles in the knees and legs. Not sure how I can fix this. I am heavy build and 40 with no real running hx.

Event comments:

Awesome volunteers. Too many drink stations and I ended up drinking too much h2o and gatoraide.

Last updated: 2009-03-29 12:00 AM
02:30:37 | 13.1 miles | 11m 30s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Course: rolling hills not too bad a lot of downlill time
Keeping cool Good Drinking Too much
Post race
Weight change: %lost
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4