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Albany, New York
United States
Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club
50F / 10C
Sunny
Total Time = 3h 24m 23s
Overall Rank = 130/939
Age Group = M45-49
Age Group Rank = 21/89
Pre-race routine:

Up early and had an English Muffin and a bagel. Had a gel just before race start.
Event warmup:

Ran about 10 minutes with some light stretching.
Run
  • 3h 24m 23s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 07m 48s  min/mile
Comments:

Ran this one at the ragged edge based on the finish. At 20 miles, I was pretty sure I could hold on. At 22, I was starting to wonder. At 24, I was starting to doubt. At 25, I knew I could do it for one more mile.
What would you do differently?:

Should have grabbed more than one glass at the water stops, despite the cool temps.
Post race
Warm down:

Tried to keep moving for a while, especially since I had to drive 3 hours back to Boston almost right away and then get on a plane.

Event comments:

Very small but well-run marathon. Aid stations were a bit far apart, which made it hard to stay well-hydrated without taking multiple cups on the way through.

Very good post race spread given the size. Water, G2, chocolate milk. Lots of snacks.

Overall, this is a great BQ race, which is why I chose it in the first place.




Last updated: 2013-10-15 12:00 AM
Running
03:24:23 | 26.2 miles | 07m 48s  min/mile
Age Group: 21/89
Overall: 130/939
Performance: Good
Course: Net 300' elevation drop. Mostly multi-use path, some roadways.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
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? No
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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