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Charlotte, North Carolina
United States
80F / 27C
Total Time = 28m 25s
Overall Rank = 235/445
Age Group = Athena
Age Group Rank = 3/
Pre-race routine:

got dressed, grabbed my water and went
Event warmup:

walking around, found a friend to talk to.
  • 28m 25s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 09m 10s  min/mile

I wanted to reach my goal of 28:00, but wasn't sure if I could do it in the heat. It was a hard run cardio wise with the heat, legs felt fine.
What would you do differently?:

Eat breakfast, or at least a banana. My stomach was not happy on the last mile.
Post race
Warm down:

walk, stretch, drink a powerade

What limited your ability to perform faster:

heat, no breakfast

Event comments:

I'm happy, I placed for the first time, and I'm stoked about that, so it's all good.

Last updated: 2008-03-07 12:00 AM
00:28:25 | 03.1 miles | 09m 10s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/445
60/204 women
Course: mostly flat, some incline, out and back, on the road
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
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: Below average
Race evaluation [1-5] 3

2008-06-08 10:54 AM

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Charlotte, NC
Subject: University City 5K

2008-06-08 1:50 PM
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Charlotte, NC
Subject: RE: University City 5K

YOU KICKED BUTT!!  WAY 2 GO GyGy on your PR & for placing 3rd in your AG!! This was your 1st time placing in a race so I am really happy for deserve it!  I am very proud and inspired by you....again..congrats on a great race!!  What can I wife is awesome!!

Love - One Proud Papa

2008-06-16 6:58 AM
in reply to: #1452279

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Sous Mon Diadème
Subject: RE: University City 5K
Woooohoooooo!!!!  Congratulations, Gygy.  25 seconds over your goal in the heat and on a bad stomach is amazing.  Way to go out there.
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