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Mother's Day Run & Walk - Calgary - Run10k


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Calgary, Alberta
Canada
18C / 64F
Sunny
Total Time = 41m 16s
Overall Rank = 37/1815
Age Group = M30-39
Age Group Rank = 10/213
Pre-race routine:

Wife and kids coming along since weather is so nice, boss lady pushing both kids in the stroller for the 5k (51 mins!)

A couple Arrowroot cookies and a coffee for me since we had a big hamburger BBQ the night before.
Event warmup:

Walk from parking lot to Chinook, get potty'd up.

Run
  • 41m 16s
  • 10 kms
  • 04m 08s  min/km
Comments:

Changed again this year. Harder than before. Time was 20-30 seconds slower, but moved up from 61 to 37 position, beating some sub 40 last year dudes. Annoying from a time view but you have to consider the course and the field.

Post race
Warm down:

Lots of milk/juice/yogurt tubes at the end of this race. 15,000 total people and at least 700 volunteers.

Waited around for the little-legs race so my 4 year old could do a 25m dash.


What limited your ability to perform faster:

Gravity

Event comments:

Fun yearly race to bring the family. If wife-boss gets into running a bit more, I'll run with the stroller and let her try and do some 5k times.





Last updated: 2012-04-30 12:00 AM
Running
00:41:16 | 10 kms | 04m 08s  min/km
Age Group: 10/213
Overall: 37/1815
Performance: Good
First 5K 19:30 or so, good 165 HR, but then the hills come.
Course: Course revised. Back behind mall to begin, down into Elbow drive then up cemetery hill on the hard side, and then up again on the right. Crusher.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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