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Freezeroo #5 Valentines Race - RunOther


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Greece, New York
United States
GRTC
25F / -4C
Total Time = 1h 05m 28s
Overall Rank = 112/219
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 13/22
Pre-race routine:

Talked to Dudley. Bowl of cereal for breakfast, drank a bottle of water about 45 minutes before race time. Introduced Steve to Dudley.
Event warmup:

Walked around a little bit, short jog and then move to the starting area.
Run
  • 1h 05m 28s
  • 8 miles
  • 08m 11s  min/mile
Comments:

My goal was to run about 8:30 per mile, I was able to surpass that. It was a great run.
What would you do differently?:

Figure out how to lose the 20 lbs I still carry around with me.
Post race
Warm down:

Walked around, stretched. Congratulated Dudley. Congratulated Steve on his great run, he averaged 9:01 per mile while his goal was 10:00. Drank some Gatoraide and ate a little bit of food.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

A little extra weight and it's early in my training season.

Event comments:

No water on the route. Didn't really need it myself. Lots of local police at the intersections and lots of volunteers at corners. Overall a very good race route.




Last updated: 2009-02-13 12:00 AM
Running
01:05:28 | 08 miles | 08m 11s  min/mile
Age Group: 13/22
Overall: 112/219
Performance: Good
Mile 1: 8:07 Mile 2: 8:06 Mile 3: 8:14 Mile 4: 8:13 Mile 5: 8:16 Mile 6: 8:23 Mile 7: 8:13 Mile 8: 7:57
Course: Certified 8 mile, up long pond, take a left, run a big circle around the 'block' and then back down long pond.
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? No
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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2009-02-14 2:13 PM

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2009-02-14 9:59 PM
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Subject: RE: Freezeroo #5 Valentines Race
congrats on surpassing your goal.
2009-02-15 3:59 PM
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Subject: RE: Freezeroo #5 Valentines Race
Way to start to the season.  Setting that bar high.  Good to see ya. 
2009-02-15 5:15 PM
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Subject: RE: Freezeroo #5 Valentines Race
Keep up the good work!
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