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Ann Arbor, Michigan
United States
Ann Arbor Track Club
56F / 13C
Total Time = 40m 13s
Overall Rank = 9/640
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 3/67
Pre-race routine:

Hometown race so I got there late. Parked almost two miles from the race start so I was forced to run to the start line.

Usual coffee, oatmeal, banana pre race meal two hours before race start.
Event warmup:

About two miles of easy run with approximately 6 x 30 seconds pickups to race pace.
  • 40m 13s
  • 10 kms
  • 04m 01s  min/km

This was harder than I expected. Two weeks after TTT and I could still feel some fatigue in my legs.

I thought I could be faster than this but this pace was about what I had on this day.

Overall winner was 35:59 so I have my work cut out for me if I want to run with the truly big dogs. Have to be pretty satisfied with a top 10 finish. Unfortunately most of the rally fast people were running the 13.1 so only a little bit of a victory.

When I ran the half last year I maintained the same pace for the entire 13.1 as I did for the 10K today. Bummer. But, I usually get faster as the race goes on.

Finished strong on the last, 3/4 mile, uphill, passing two people.
Post race
Warm down:

Chatted with a few folks for about ten minutes and then ran back to my car. Got home before my wife got out of bed :)

Event comments:

Ann Arbor Tradition. About my 8th or 9th time for me running some version of this race.

Last updated: 2014-06-10 12:00 AM
00:40:13 | 10 kms | 04m 01s  min/km
Age Group: 3/67
Overall: 67/640
Performance: Good
Course: Out and back. Hilly. On Main Street to Huron River Drive.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
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

2014-06-10 11:17 AM

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