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Shamrock Half Marathon - RunHalf Marathon


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Virginia Beach, Virginia
United States
Shamrock Sportsfest
42F / 6C
Sunny
Total Time = 07m
Overall Rank = 2815/5996
Age Group = 35-39
Age Group Rank = 311/460
Pre-race routine:

woke up late.. some stretching, ate some breakfast yogurt and granola cereal... 4 glasses of water..
Event warmup:

did some polyometrics.. achilles was tight..
Run
  • 2h 08m 6s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 09m 47s  min/mile
Comments:

very surprised in my run today.. was relaxed and comfortable in my pace.. awesome race
What would you do differently?:

i would have trained more.. i could have maybe run a sub 2hr
Post race
Warm down:

walked HR down.. stretching throughout.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

training.. travel for work..

Event comments:

great race.. need more gel stations.. i didn't see the one station that was there.. missed it i guess..




Last updated: 2008-11-11 12:00 AM
Running
02:08:06 | 13.1 miles | 09m 47s  min/mile
Age Group: 311/460
Overall: 2815/5996
Performance: Good
2 mile 19:37, 3 mile 9:36, 4 mile 9:34, 5 mile 9:28, 6 mile 9:32, 7 - 9 miles 29:04, 10 mile 9:52, 11 mile 10:11, 12 mile 10:23, 13 mile 10:02, 0.1 mile 46.5 sec
Course: course was relatively flat...
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
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? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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2009-03-22 8:52 PM

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Subject: Shamrock Half Marathon


2009-03-23 7:28 AM
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Subject: RE: Shamrock Half Marathon
Good job, Gel was supposed to be at that water stop at the beginning of the loop but I never saw any there.
2009-03-23 8:57 AM
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Subject: RE: Shamrock Half Marathon

Beautiful weather and a great day for the race!  Congrats!

I didn't see a gel station either.

2009-03-23 5:35 PM
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Subject: RE: Shamrock Half Marathon

If I remember correctly, there is only gel for the full-not the half.  I think the first time I did Shamrock I was surprised at the lack-o-gel...but since then, I pretty much count on no gels on the 1/2 course.  There were plenty on the ground that people dropped!  If you were feeling desperate (and brave).

Good race!  It was perfect weather.

2009-03-24 7:34 AM
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Subject: RE: Shamrock Half Marathon
thegoddess - 2009-03-23 6:35 PM

If I remember correctly, there is only gel for the full-not the half.  I think the first time I did Shamrock I was surprised at the lack-o-gel...but since then, I pretty much count on no gels on the 1/2 course.  There were plenty on the ground that people dropped!  If you were feeling desperate (and brave).

Good race!  It was perfect weather.



in the book, the race course showed a gel station around mile 7 or something like that.. not saying that it would have made a difference or anything... just knowing i had access to one..

you know what mean ??!!
2009-03-24 2:17 PM
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Subject: RE: Shamrock Half Marathon
Great run, sorry they did not have gels for you, but at least it was a great day for a run. Nice job.


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