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Winnipeg, Manitoba
27F / -3C
Total Time = 1h 59m 26s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Event warmup:

Rode my bike (4.0 miles) to the race.
  • 1h 59m 26s
  • 13.28 miles
  • 08m 59s  min/mile

I was just trying out my Ironman pace. I was looking for 9.0 min/mile and set my Garmin virtual partner to this pace and ran at this pace. I finished exactly where I wanted to. It is much slower than I normally run. My usual 1/2 marathon time is around 1:35 so this was very easy pace for me. Barely broke a sweat and breathing was easy.
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:

Rode my bike home (4.0 miles).

Event comments:

Well run race. Plenty of volunteers and water/gatorade stations. It is a Police 1/2 marathon so it was well manned and all intersections were controlled. Nice medal and nice post race breakfast.

Last updated: 2014-01-01 12:00 AM
01:59:26 | 13.28 miles | 08m 59s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
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

2014-05-04 10:49 AM

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