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Snow Joke Half-Marathon - RunHalf Marathon

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Seeley Lake, Montana
United States
Cheetah Herders
17F / -8C
Total Time = 1h 55m 25s
Overall Rank = 180/398
Age Group = 40+
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Got up and had waffles with almond butter and a banana. Packed a bag and drove 100 miles to Seeley lake around 8:30 am.
Event warmup:

No warm up just stood around in the gym. About 3 min to race start we went out side to wait for the gun, a half hour passed before we got to run. my feet were frozen from standing on the ice.
  • 1h 55m 25s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 08m 49s  min/mile

Had a great pace through out, The ice had just enough snow on it that I did'nt have to use my spikes.The hill's were ok not to much pain.
What would you do differently?:

More hill training, it was a great training run.
Post race
Warm down:

Walked around town got a mocha then drove the 100 miles back home.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Icy roads and a lot of hills and 4050 feet elevation, I've been training at 350 feet.

Event comments:

This is a very scenic race and a lot of fun, I beat my time from last year by 16 minutes.I will do this again next year.

Last updated: 2008-11-20 12:00 AM
01:55:25 | 13.1 miles | 08m 49s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/398
Performance: Good
Course: The race starts at the grade school and heads north on highway 83 for 5.69 miles then right on boyscout road for 7 miles on ice then back onto 83 and back to the school. Oh ya and lot's of hills my Garmin said 1200 feet gain.
Keeping cool Good 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? No
Lots of volunteers? No
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 3

2009-03-02 8:41 PM

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