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Miamisburg Turkey Trot - Run5 Mile

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Miamisburg, Ohio
United States
Ohio River Road Runners Club
45F / 7C
Total Time = 36m 27s
Overall Rank = 257/2295
Age Group = M35-39
Age Group Rank = 28/186
Pre-race routine:

not much - hadnt run in a few weeks because of some achilles tendonitis
Event warmup:

aside from walking from the car to the start line and realizing it was too warm and doffing my hat and a few layers in a bush - none
  • 36m 27s
  • 5 miles
  • 07m 17s  min/mile

all I can say is that swimming and aqua jogging and biking are poor subsitutes for running. My CV was a little weak, legs not as strong and my race execution was wicked bad
mile 1 6:05 (yeah that was a big problem there waaaay too fast)
mile 2 12:50 (starting to lose it)
mile 3 21:00 (this would have been about last years pace but instead of feeling great and gaining steam I was losing it)
mile 4 28:30 (heel feeling tight and I was out of breath)
mile 5 36:27 (just jogging it in getting passed left and right)
What would you do differently?:

not be injured prior to the race
I could run fast for a short period so that is nice to know. Time to take some more time off and rest up the legt for next year.

Post race
Warm down:

went to perkins and ate omelettes and pancakes until I felt like puking

What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

Sold out with 8k people, my little hometown with a starting line 2.5 miles from my house on a thanksgiving day - I love this little tradition.

Last updated: 2010-10-31 12:00 AM
00:36:27 | 05 miles | 07m 17s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/186
Overall: 0/2295
Performance: Average
Keeping cool Below average Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Ok
Course challenge
Organized? Yes
Events on-time?
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities:
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2010-11-25 11:48 AM

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Alpharetta (until we find a home)
Subject: Miamisburg Turkey Trot

2010-11-26 9:44 PM
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Columbus, Ohio
Subject: RE: Miamisburg Turkey Trot
Nice run! That's pretty dag-awn fast. Hope the achilles heals fast.
2010-11-27 1:32 PM
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Extreme Veteran
Subject: RE: Miamisburg Turkey Trot
In the epic battle of the ages I see the gimp beat the slacker or better yet the old man beat the young chick. Nice job - hope everything heals (get it get it? play on words heels - i kill myself) up soon.
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