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Coronado, California
United States
KOZ Enterprises
60F / 16C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 29m 21s
Overall Rank = 39/1644
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 5/81
Run
  • 1h 29m 21s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 06m 49s  min/mile
Comments:

Had an awesome day out there. Goal was to run Sub-90 and I paced evenly throughout the race and hit the mark perfectly. I dropped the 1:30 pace group at mile 3 and never looked back.

I moved from about 50th place to 39th in the last 6 miles as I executed my kick which made this race VERY rewarding.
What would you do differently?:

Very even pacing and one of my best executed races ever. At 48, this is my fastest (In terms of VDOT) race I have ever run. Seems like I still have some improvement left before age starts to slow me down.
Post race
Event comments:

I last did this race in 2006 and the organization has improved a great deal. Course is very isolated with NO spectator support. (Other than the start and the finish)




Last updated: 2014-11-17 12:00 AM
Running
01:29:21 | 13.1 miles | 06m 49s  min/mile
Age Group: 5/81
Overall: 39/1644
Performance: Good
Course:
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Below average
Race evaluation [1-5] 2

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Congratulations on a strong run -- finishing place very impressive! Having just run my fastest 1/2M ever on an age-graded basis, understand the joy you're feeling post-race.
2014-11-18 7:31 AM
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What a race!  Congrats on an outstanding time! Sounds like it went perfectly!

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