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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
United States
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40F / 4C
Total Time = 1h 16m 50s
Overall Rank = 234/587
Age Group = 25-29
Age Group Rank = 23/31
Pre-race routine:

Two PB&J's at 5:30am, pickup friend at 7am and drive to race. Get on shuttle and get to start at 7:30am, have a honey stinger waffle. Walk around untl 8:30am start.
Event warmup:

Walking around for 45 mins until start.
  • 1h 16m 50s
  • 8.1 miles
  • 09m 29s  min/mile

Run has all races running together almost 2500 people on a small road didn't thin out until after the first mile. Also large hill in first mile ran this about a minute slower due to these facts. Rest of run went good, sprinted last mile for my fastest mile ever.
What would you do differently?:

Bring some nutrition with me, forgot it in car.
Post race
Warm down:

Walking around until results posted, ate a bannana and some chocolate chip cookies. Had a bottle of water. Walk/ran 2 miles back to car.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Early season race.

Last updated: 2013-03-27 12:00 AM
01:16:50 | 08.1 miles | 09m 29s  min/mile
Age Group: 23/31
Overall: 234/587
Performance: Good
Course: 5k lap around part of North Park, 5 mile loop around lake.
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
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

2013-03-31 1:20 PM

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