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ING Hartford Marathon - RunMarathon

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Hartford, Connecticut
United States
Hartford Marathon Foundation
35F / 2C
Total Time = 3h 51m 37s
Overall Rank = 818/2509
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 98/232
  • 3h 51m 37s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 08m 50s  min/mile

Most painful run ever - hit the wall at mile 16 and totally crashed at mile 20, walked from mile 24 to finish. Not prepared for that distance, went out way too fast for a full marathon. First 15 miles were sub 8:00 pace - big mistake, got caught up in the energy of the race - next time, stick to the damn plan!!! Should have paced myself at 8:25 and finished strong.
What would you do differently?:

Pace at my training pace, don't get caught up in the hype of the event.
Post race

Last updated: 2012-08-05 12:00 AM
03:51:37 | 26.2 miles | 08m 50s  min/mile
Age Group: 98/232
Overall: 818/2509
Performance: Bad
Course: SUPER NICE course, perfect race for the first time marathon - really flat, a few samll rolling hills, nothing steep. The out and back section is 7 miles each way and seems like it takes forever.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Bad
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 1
Good race? No
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

2012-10-13 5:12 PM

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