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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

2008-04-06 2:28 PM

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Subject: Martian Half Marathon

2008-04-06 2:31 PM
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Binghamton, NY
Subject: RE: Martian Half Marathon
Congrats on finishing the race even the you weren't feeling so hot! Good luck with the training and look forward to the next one!! It's all about having fun!! Keep thanking the volunteers too!!
2008-04-07 7:58 AM
in reply to: #1318947

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Subject: RE: Martian Half Marathon
Great  run, I know what how it feels to run not feeling good. Nice job pushing on.
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