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Maple Valley, Washington
United States
38F / 3C
Overcast
Total Time = 1h 43m 51s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Nothing really--had sport legs an hour prior and a gu 15 min prior.
Run
  • 1h 43m 51s
  • 9.6 miles
  • 10m 49s  min/mile
Comments:

This was a very different beast from the last trail race--this was on gravel and had no peanut butter mud, giant mountains, or other rocks or roots. Felt really good on the run, we walked the hills and did some faster running on flats and downs when we could.
What would you do differently?:

Faster!
Post race
Warm down:

Put on dry clothes, ate the soup at the finish line, stretched out a bit.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Early in the season.....gotta keep dropping the pounds.

Event comments:

Very grass roots run. There was a 9.6, a 19 and a 50k at the same time and still not very many people overall. Everyone was friendly and I really enjoyed it. I always like the finish line soup--everyone brings some to contribute--it's neat!




Last updated: 2015-01-26 12:00 AM
Running
01:43:51 | 9.6 miles | 10m 49s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Course: Rolling hills, ccw around lake. Gravel, wide trails, no mud. Couldn't really see the lake from the trail, which was sort of weird. Very very foggy.
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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Great job on another adventerous looking event.  Glad it wasn't super muddy for you. 

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