General Discussion Race Reports! » Chelmsford Marathon Rss Feed  
Moderators: k9car363, alicefoeller Reply

Chelmsford Marathon - Run


View Member's Race Log View other race reports
Chelmsford, England
GB
Total Time = 4h 33m 3s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Run
  • 4h 33m 3s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 10m 25s  min/mile
Comments:

watch didn't start
What would you do differently?:

not a lot
Post race
Warm down:

none

What limited your ability to perform faster:

went out too fast

Event comments:

Ok I finished the chelmsford parks marathon and it was a lot tougher than my training. The 2 looped course (which turned into a 3 loop) was horribly laid out, I didn't like the look of it on paper and it was worse running it with the sparse mile markers and having to run around the park users on the 2nd and 3rd lap (I thought it was closed ??) other than that though my gps didn't start and it wasn't until mile 8/9 (I'm not sure it wasn't marked) that I got a signal and my legs started to ache (never have that early before teach me to take the 2 days before off work and relax) but the support on the roads was amazing!! and the water stations well run. Did I stop NO, did I walk a little YES but I loved every minute of it and seeing my family was the highlight coming over for hugs and kisses at the end, not the time I was after but he'll I'll take it. I just ran a Marathon in 4.33.03. Yee ha Thankyou




Last updated: 2014-03-24 12:00 AM
Running
04:33:03 | 26.2 miles | 10m 25s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Below average
Course:
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 2
Good race? No
Evaluation
Course challenge Too hard
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Below average
Race evaluation [1-5] 3

{postbutton}
2014-10-20 6:38 AM

User image


128
10025
Chelmsford, England
Subject: Chelmsford Marathon
General Discussion-> Race Reports!
{postbutton}
General Discussion Race Reports! » Chelmsford Marathon Rss Feed  
RELATED POSTS

Marathon Makeover Marathon and Half Marathon

Started by kvesey
Views: 1380 Posts: 2

2010-10-12 8:50 PM ebshot

Coeur d'Alene Marathon/1/2 Marathon (Run - Half Marathon) 5 k

Started by dbdutro
Views: 1174 Posts: 1

2009-05-25 11:32 PM dbdutro

St. Jude Marathon/Half-Marathon

Started by tbone
Views: 935 Posts: 3

2004-12-06 5:22 PM tbone

Seattle Marathon Half Marathon

Started by teechur
Views: 1373 Posts: 3

2004-11-30 9:20 AM slow&steady

Space Coast Marathon & Half Marathon

Started by cameronw
Views: 1574 Posts: 1

2003-12-16 10:02 AM cameronw
RELATED ARTICLES
date : September 30, 2011
comments : 0
How do you incorporate marathon training into a triathlon training plan?
 
date : October 13, 2009
comments : 0
I signed up for Ironman Frankfurt, next year July - and I am very excited about it. I originally planned to run my first Marathon in the middle of September, but am not sure if this is wise.
date : April 22, 2009
author : AMSSM
comments : 1
After the Marine Corps Marathon, I started developing left lower/lateral leg pain late in my marathon training and pushed through it.
 
date : January 10, 2005
author : ewkfit
comments : 0
My training was taking off. I had never felt stronger. I was making bigger strides than I ever had. I was stronger and faster than I had imagined myself ever being.
date : December 27, 2004
author : trilover
comments : 0
Interview with three-time Ironman World Champion Peter Reid
 
date : December 13, 2004
author : kanoelani
comments : 0
My first experience as a triathlete and my post-season plan.
date : November 14, 2004
author : czone
comments : 0
At one of my last swim sessions the week of my first Ironman, one of my training partners told me how she was envious..."your first Ironman is fun, you have no pressure and no expectations!"
 
date : October 24, 2004
author : BrianPBN
comments : 0
I can't say it enough, the feeling of treading water for that final minute, helicopters over head, Mike Riley's Iron-voice over the P.A. - just awesome. I cannot believe I'm here!