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Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Huntsville Track Club
45F / 7C
Overcast
Total Time = 00m
Overall Rank = 348/842
Age Group = 30-34
Age Group Rank = 44/50
Run
  • 2h 03m 8s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 09m 24s  min/mile
Comments:

Right around mile 12 got a sharp pain in my right Achilles tendon and could hardly put any weight on it. It cost me a sub 2
What would you do differently?:

Hope for no pain
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

Achilles tendon

Event comments:

Very good first half. No pace groups. I managed to hang in with 2 females most of the race and that helped the time go by quick. I was at 1:50 when Achilles tendon started acting up. If not for that think The sub 2 would of been in the bag.




Last updated: 2013-11-09 12:00 AM
Running
02:03:08 | 13.1 miles | 09m 24s  min/mile
Age Group: 44/50
Overall: 348/842
Performance: Good
Course:
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
Evaluation
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

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2013-11-10 5:46 PM
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Congrats Mike.  You are really close to hitting your goal.   I will guess that you either undertrained or overtrained if you ended up with the achilles problem, but cannot tell from your logs. 

2013-11-11 8:57 AM
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Good job on the race, sorry to hear about missing your goal due to the Achilles tendon pain ...careful there, injury there can be a season stopper.

Heard that the Huntsville Track Club puts on a good show. Was the event well organized with adequate race course support?
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