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Green Bay, Wisconsin
United States
Cellcom Green Bay Marathon
60F / 16C
Total Time = 1h 26m 9s
Overall Rank = 32/5358
Age Group = 25-29
Age Group Rank = 6/
Pre-race routine:

Ate half a bagel drank a powerade took a gel about 15 min before the race
Event warmup:

.85 miles with some sprints
  • 1h 26m 9s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 06m 35s  min/mile

My pace was very consistent. Usually I go out too hard and end up running my last two miles about 15-30 seconds slower than my overall pace. This time, my last two miles were the fastest. Could also be because there was more of a headwind on the first half of the course.
What would you do differently?:

Picked up the pace in the middle to make for a more miserable finish. I know that if I want to reach my marathon goalthat I am really going to have to suffer at the end of the race. I think I could have made the end a little harder on myself, but at the same time I was really dead at the end, so I don't know.
Post race
Warm down:

None. Oops

Event comments:

Really nice race.

Last updated: 2014-05-19 12:00 AM
01:26:09 | 13.1 miles | 06m 35s  min/mile
Age Group: 6/
Overall: 32/5358
Performance: Good
Course: One loop course around Green Bay that finishes with a lap around Lambeau Field. Course was hillier than I thought and there was a decent head wind. A couple of the hills were pretty tough coupled with the wind. Pretty fun course.
Keeping cool Good 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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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