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Calgary Police Half Marathon - RunHalf Marathon


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Calgary, Alberta
Canada
Calgary City Police
4C / 39F
Overcast
Total Time = 1h 31m 10s
Overall Rank = 38/1051
Age Group = M40-49
Age Group Rank = 6/148
Pre-race routine:

Kinvara shoes, zoot ultra shorts, under armor + long tech shirt.

Tried eating a bit more before this race - 2 pop tarts and 2 white toast (550 cals)

Still on my -500 cal deficit diet.
Event warmup:

2K jog, no taper for this race so legs are heavy.
Run
  • 1h 31m 10s
  • 21.1 kms
  • 04m 19s  min/km
Comments:

A race is IMC so knew this was not going to be a PR. No days off before or after mean the effort was perfect training effect.

Post race
Warm down:

Went right home, and then out for a 90 minute hard bike. Legs and power were fine. No days off after race, just slower pace. This is good.



Event comments:

This is one race I've run every year since getting off the couch. Weather makes it hard to compare year to year but it's a good early race to aim and train for.





Last updated: 2015-01-17 12:00 AM
Running
01:31:10 | 21.1 kms | 04m 19s  min/km
Age Group: 6/148
Overall: 38/1051
Performance: Average
Was holding sub 4:15 until about the half-way mark - Garmin 920 crashed THREE times, and on the final time it wiped my activity (right at the finish line). HR was lower than potential, around 148-154.
Course: Reversed this year (so counter clockwise) - pretty much everyone agrees it's harder. It's always hilly but the uphills are endless while the downhills are more short and steep.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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