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Dayton, Ohio
United States
Air Force Marathon
60F / 16C
Total Time = 3h 37m 43s
Overall Rank = 317/3126
Age Group = M 45 - 49
Age Group Rank = 38/274
  • 3h 37m 43s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 08m 19s  min/mile

I was kind of worried about how well I could do on this race because I've changed my approach to training pretty significantly this summer but things went very well. I just kept reminding myself to take it easy and run comfortably and everything worked out.
What would you do differently?:

Now that I know my new approach to training can get me in the 3:30s I will probably start out with a faster pace group next time. This time I started with the 3:45 group not even sure if I would be able to hold that.
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

Maybe starting out with a faster pace group but otherwise I had a great run.

Event comments:

This is one of the best races I have done. If it wasn't too far from where I live I would probably come back year after year.

Last updated: 2013-02-18 12:00 AM
03:37:43 | 26.2 miles | 08m 19s  min/mile
Age Group: 38/274
Overall: 317/3126
Performance: Good
Course: Mostly flat and fast with some climbing in the first and last few miles but not as bad as it looks on the website elevation profile. The course is made up of a couple loops with a couple out and backs. The Fly Zone out and back is cool, good crowd support on that section.
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
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] 5

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