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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon - RunHalf Marathon

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Toronto, Ontario
RCP International
15C / 59F
Total Time = 7h 30m
Overall Rank = 3917/7945
Age Group = Men 50-54
Age Group Rank = 194/321
Pre-race routine:

Up at 5am, had regular oatmeal for breakfast and then drove to pick up some folks and then drove down to the site. Parked under city hall
Event warmup:

Stood around and then made way to the start line and got in just before the start.
  • 2h 08m 16s
  • 21.08 kms
  • 06m 05s  min/km

Good run to start, very crowded, especially at the start and end, but still busy during the run. Good support from crowds too and lots of water stations.
What would you do differently?:

Not sure how you would prevent achilles issues.
Post race
Warm down:

Stood around and waited for group. Took pictures and then drove home.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Achilles issues on the right side.

Event comments:

Good race. Since this was the goal race for the clinic I was teaching, it was important to get everyone through and finished. Everyone made their goals so I am a happy camper.

Last updated: 2009-09-18 12:00 AM
02:08:16 | 21.08 kms | 06m 05s  min/km
Age Group: 194/321
Overall: 3719/7945
Performance: Below average
Course: Out and back. Essentially pretty flat, but some slight inclines. Start with Liz and Brian and then dropped Brian around 4 or 5K. Continued with Liz until about 14K where I dropped back due to right achilles stress. Took it easy going back in. Splits were 10K 57:21.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Ok
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

2009-09-27 12:03 PM

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