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Cotton Row Race - Run

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Huntsville, AL
United States
Huntsville Track Club
Total Time = 40m 6s
Overall Rank = 81/1392
Age Group = 25-29
Age Group Rank = 13/71
Pre-race routine:

woke up at 4:50am and ate 1/2 multigrain bagel w/ pb, fresh s.berries and pineapple with water.
stretched at home
Event warmup:

jogged the 2 miles from my house to the race site, grabbed some water and stretched
  • 40m 6s
  • 6.2 miles
  • 06m 28s  min/mile

Went out too fast, mile 1 split was 6:15
3 goals for race:
1. finish in under 40 minutes (finished in 40:06)
2. finish in top 50 overall (finished 81st)
3. finish in top 15 of age group. (finished 13 of 71 runners)
What would you do differently?:

get proper rest
Post race
Warm down:

ran 5k with younger brother. his first race and he just started running 1.5 miles. very easy pace, good warm-down

Last updated: 2005-01-13 12:00 AM
00:40:06 | 06.2 miles | 06m 28s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/71
Overall: 0/1392
Performance: Good
HR was 82-92% (167-182), minutes in zone: 37 good zone for race could have pushed harder, but weekend to atl, i feel, hampered my performance. Legs were heavy first couple of miles.
Course: single loop starting and ending in downtown HSV, with one steep climb.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2005-10-03 10:06 AM

Huntsville, AL
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