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Chicago, Illinois
United States
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83F / 28C
Sunny
Total Time = 20m 20s
Overall Rank = 123/2528
Age Group = M30-34
Age Group Rank = 26/264
Pre-race routine:

Raced home to get to the race site in time. I was warming up and was ready to go by gun time.
Event warmup:

Jogged to the event and up the street a few times. It was warm out so it was biz as usual.
Run
  • 20m 20s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 06m 32s  min/mile
Comments:

This race could have been a lot faster. I was a little dehydrated from the workday and it felt like I was running uphill the whole way.
What would you do differently?:

Hydrate well beforehand.
Post race
Warm down:

Calves were crampy which confirmed that I want hydrated well

What limited your ability to perform faster:

See above

Event comments:

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Last updated: 2009-07-10 12:00 AM
Running
00:20:20 | 03.11 miles | 06m 32s  min/mile
Age Group: 26/264
Overall: 123/2528
Performance: Below average
First mile was spent running past the front of the start line group. Settled into my pace by mile 2.
Course: City Streets in the West Loop
Keeping cool Average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 2
Good race? Ok
Evaluation
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

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