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Lithia, Florida
United States
Tampa Races
60F / 16C
Overcast
Total Time = 1h 37m
Overall Rank = 6/300
Age Group = Masters
Age Group Rank = 2/
Pre-race routine:

enter/potty/toe the starting line
Event warmup:

none
Run
  • 1h 37m
  • 13.1 miles
  • 07m 24s  min/mile
Comments:

I ran strong and confident. It has been a long time since I have felt as such in a race. I was first masters until around mile 12 but I let a guy pass. I didn't realize he would end up being the Masters overall winner. Oh well, I'm really pleased with my effort and result. I never thought I would run competitively in a race again.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing. I am enjoying the journey and my return a it unfolds.
Post race
Warm down:

Changed clothes and waited for my girl - Mimi - who took 20 minutes off her previous best on this course.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

I still am trying to lose weight. Hopefully the belly will slim soon.

Event comments:

Dick Dime's comeback from a smashed to bits brain continues!




Last updated: 2014-01-02 12:00 AM
Running
01:37:00 | 13.1 miles | 07m 24s  min/mile
Age Group: 2/
Overall: 6/300
Performance: Good
146 Avg HR
Course: Trail/singletrack/obsticles
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
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: Below average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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Very inspiring...... I have read of the challenges you have been overcoming. Congratulations!
2014-02-08 2:27 PM
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Wowzie...you did a race report. Proud of you Great race.
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