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Calgary, Alberta
Canada
Calgary City Police
5C / 41F
Overcast
Total Time = 1h 29m 48s
Overall Rank = 25/1128
Age Group = M30-39
Age Group Rank = 12/194
Pre-race routine:

2 pop tarts, no coffee this time - didn't want potty issues.

Zoot ultra shorts, compression top with race long shirt and kinvara 2 race shoes.

Event warmup:

Running late as usual, jogged about 500m with some pickups then jumped the fence to be about 10 rows back from start.

Run
  • 1h 29m 48s
  • 21.1 kms
  • 04m 16s  min/km
Comments:

My new Garmin (Fenix 2) went nuts after about 6K - put me at 20mph and showed that I ran out into the resevoir then ran along the beach. Totally off, never seen a garmin screw up so bad. Had to hard reset it (try holding the light button for 25 seconds while running full speed) and then started a new run activity at the 10km mark.

Post race
Warm down:

Walked it off - remembered to bring 10$ for the post race massage. Seemed to help.


What limited your ability to perform faster:

Was sick as a dog coughing etc for the last week so no running at all until Sat (8km recovery). In the middle of the Pfitz 70/18 plan. So can't complain about the results.


Event comments:

This is my benchmark race - first HM I did 6 years ago. Placed somewhere around 550 - have slowly moved down to 300 then 100 then 50 and now 25. Will never win but might creep up a little bit further... :)



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Last updated: 2014-01-09 12:00 AM
Running
01:29:48 | 21.1 kms | 04m 16s  min/km
Age Group: 12/194
Overall: 25/1128
Performance: Good
Around 159 avg HR.
Course: Same as the last 5 years, around the res - somewhat hilly with a lot of gradual climbing which makes it 1-2 mins slower than a normal HM for me.
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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