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Walt Disney World Half Marathon - RunHalf Marathon

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Orlando, Florida
United States
Disney World of Sports
51F / 11C
Total Time = 1h 48m 21s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group = F30-34
Age Group Rank = 56/1800
Pre-race routine:

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Event warmup:

Some static stretches in the corral.
  • 1h 48m 21s
  • 13.33 miles
  • 08m 08s  min/mile
Post race
Warm down:

None. Grabbed a few bites to eat. Stretched for about 5 minutes on the ground, drove back to hotel, showered and then drove 2.5 hours home. I was home by noon!

What limited your ability to perform faster:

I did not train for this race at all and as a matter of fact, was not even going to do it until 2 days before the race. A more focused training approach probably would have lead to a sub 1:45 time.

Event comments:

I would absolutely do this race again! I've done many races "AT" Disney that were put on by non-Disney race directors, but this was the first race I've done that was put on "BY" Disney. There is a difference! Heed the race instructions; arrive at the times that they specify to arrive and you will be absolutely golden! I couldn't believe how easy it was to get in and get out. I'll be back next year... with friends!

Last updated: 2010-10-01 12:00 AM
01:48:21 | 13.33 miles | 08m 08s  min/mile
Age Group: 56/1800
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Lots of lateral moves required, hence the 13.35 distance. That's what I ran, so that's what I'm writing.
Course: Flat with just a few dips here and there (small underpasses that Disney service vehicles use) until miles 11 & 12. You will hit 3 overpass bridges (highway overpasses this time... and not small ones) during miles 11 & 12. Mile 13 will flatten back out again as you run through Epcot.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
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] 5

2011-01-30 6:59 AM

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