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Columbus, Ohio
United States
M3S Sports, LLC.
Sunny
Total Time = 2h 29m 29s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Took a group photo with Team Frontrunner and walked into the gates. Kissed DT goodbye as he found corral A, while I was back in E.
Run
  • 2h 29m 29s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 11m 25s  min/mile
Comments:

I'm 100% happy with my time as this is my last half marathon. Good way to "retire" from the distance.

DT had been nursing a cold for the week prior to the race so he ran the 10k instead. After he finished he found me at mile 9 and ran with me, leaving me as the course dog legged. He ran with me for several spots and ran the last mile with me until just before the chute. He gave me a smooch as we parted and the crowd collectively "awww"ed. I really needed him as I cracked hard, dropping from my 11min miles to 12 min.
Post race
Warm down:

Moo! Moving through the cattle like food stations, which were pretty bare.

Event comments:

Will not do this race again- the finish line and the cattle like herding of people into Columbus Commons was a joke. Too many people in a too small of space. The band was too loud so no one could hear cel phones or what anyone was saying. For your money the Flying Pig is a better race, even with that huge hill :) I'm in for the 10K next year!




Last updated: 2013-01-20 12:00 AM
Running
02:29:29 | 13.1 miles | 11m 25s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Miles 1-4: 9:30 (Ran with Lynn. Should of gone out so fast but eh) Miles 5-6: 10:50 Miles 7-9: 11:ish Miles 10-12: 12:ish
Course: Downtown Columbus
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? No
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Below average
Race evaluation [1-5] 2

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