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Shamrock Shuffle 8K - Run

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Chicago, Illinois
United States
Shamrock Shuffle
35F / 2C
Total Time = 35m
Overall Rank = 1252/30225
Age Group = M40 - 44
Age Group Rank = 100/1568
Pre-race routine:

Warmed up for about 2 miles with strides, drills, and easy run. Drank coffee and a mixture of Carb Rocket with Hornet Juice. Made sure to take my inhaler before the race.
  • 35m
  • 4.96 miles
  • 07m 04s  min/mile

I definitely pushed myself on this run. I really could have not went much harder. Asthma was good, and my calf was good.

Didnt drink anything during race.

PRed the first 5k as well - 21:58!!
What would you do differently?:

Not much - I give myself an A :)
Post race
Warm down:

Slow run

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Not much.

Event comments:

They do a great job of organizing and holding this event!

Last updated: 2014-03-30 12:00 AM
00:35:00 | 04.96 miles | 07m 04s  min/mile
Age Group: 100/1568
Overall: 1252/30225
Performance: Good
My HR data was really messed up during the race. By all measures, I should have been dead at the end; literally. Measured 220 + last half mile and was commonly in excess of Zone 5. I may need a new HR monitor or new batteries.
Course: Flat
Keeping cool Good Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
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

2014-03-30 9:32 PM

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