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Hartford, Connecticut
United States
Hartford Marathon Foundation
48F / 9C
Total Time = 33m 49s
Overall Rank = 905/1779
Age Group = 47
Age Group Rank = 41/63
Pre-race routine:

Up at 6:00, eat breakfast. Oatmeal, PB and Honey. Coffee.
Pre race, drink a bottle of water and eat a GU Chomp pack.
Event warmup:

Stretch, walk around check things out, hop around and try to stay warm
  • 33m 49s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 10m 55s  min/mile

My first time in a "real" 5K road race. The crowd makes you want to run faster. Pushed it a bit and maxed out my HR. Wanted to be sub 13 min / mile, ended up being sub 11 min / mile. Overall very satisfied with my results.
What would you do differently?:

Train more consistently, work on speed.
Post race
Warm down:

walked around, hit food tent, visited a few vendors

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Training, or lack thereof.

Event comments:

This was a really well organized event. A lot of volunteers, a TON of participants. Plenty of food, water, refreshments and vendors.

Will look to do the half marathon next year.. Who knows..?

Last updated: 2014-10-11 12:00 AM
00:33:49 | 03.1 miles | 10m 55s  min/mile
Age Group: 41/63
Overall: 905/1779
Performance: Good
Maxed my HR
Course: Hartford Marathon 5K
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] 5

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