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Avenue of the Giants - RunHalf Marathon


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Weot, California
United States
Six Rivers Running Club
50F / 10C
Overcast
Total Time = 1h 52m 53s
Overall Rank = 157/810
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 15/27
Pre-race routine:

lite jog, stretching, ate half a banana 10 min before race had a little water.
Event warmup:

See above. Was kind of cold pre race.
Run
  • 1h 52m 53s
  • 13 miles
  • 08m 41s  min/mile
Comments:

My first half mary. I had been sick for 3 weeks prior to event which got in the way of workouts prior to event. Was good for first 10 miles a little flat over the last 3 miles.
What would you do differently?:

Not be sick so I could train better 8) .
Post race
Warm down:

Walked about 1 mile, strecthing, got food and fluids. Drove home 300 + miles.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Inability to wokrout due to a string of illnesses over the past 3 months = training issues.

Event comments:

Condition of path was poor everyting else was great.




Last updated: 2008-05-05 12:00 AM
Running
01:52:53 | 13 miles | 08m 41s  min/mile
Age Group: 15/27
Overall: 157/810
Performance: Good
1st half 54:20 min 2nd half 58:33
Course: Beautiful run through the redwoods in Humbolt county CA. Path was very bumpy potholes, broken pavement etc. Everything else was great, time chip so your time was from when you crossed start line to finish line. Great organiztion and staffing, banananas and oranges at every station, stations every 2 miles.
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
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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2008-05-05 12:47 AM

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2008-05-05 1:57 PM
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Elite
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Subject: RE: Avenue of the Giants
Great race!!!  It was nice meeting you!!!  Maybe we will meet up again in Bend at Deschutes Dash if you decide to do that tri!!!  Now.....go get some rest so you don't get sick again!!!  Cheers!!!
2008-05-05 4:15 PM
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Subject: RE: Avenue of the Giants

Pretty sweet performance for your first half mary...especially since you've been so sick!  Nice work!  I hope you get to feeling 100% very soon.

2008-05-05 4:17 PM
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Great race! I was looking at doing this one, but it just didn't fit into my schedule. 1:52 is excellent!
2008-05-06 3:57 PM
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WOW! Great time Steve! If this is how you do when lacking training, just imagine how fast you'd be without dealing with being sick! Congratulations on your first half mary!!!!

Roni

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