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Orlando, Florida
United States
68F / 20C
Total Time = 1h 04m 11s
Overall Rank = 2126/9234
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 298/819
Pre-race routine:

Even earlier bus ride than the previous day. Hung out again with the Facebook group, then lightly jogged to my corral.
Event warmup:

Light jogging, stretching, people watching
  • 04m 11s
  • 10 kms
  • 25s  min/km

Day 2 of the Dopey Challenge. I toyed with the idea of maybe running this race half-serious, but quickly dismissed that notion. My plan was run easy, get a couple character photos if the lines aren't long, have fun, and don't get injured. And I was able to do pretty much that.

I wasn't a fan of the course, especially the initial out and back portion. The Epcot loop had gotten monotonous after having run it the day prior. But there were more character interactions and the finish area was much better organized.
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:

Walked the finish area to my bus, then went to ESPN WWOS Zone with my daughter for the Kids' Race and Mickey Mile which I ran with her.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

I had to run a half marathon the next day and a marathon the day after.

Event comments:

It's a Disney race. It was about what one would expect when running at Disney, although the course could have been a bit better in my opinion.

Last updated: 2014-01-15 12:00 AM
00:04:11 | 10 kms | 25s  min/km
Age Group: 298/819
Overall: 2126/9234
Performance: Good
Course: Out and back on the highway outside Epcot, followed by a loop through the World Showcase and the Boardwalk, and finish through FutureWorld into the parking lot.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
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

2014-01-15 11:20 AM

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Subject: Walt Disney World 10k

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