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Fargo, North Dakota
United States
Fargo Marathon
30F / -1C
Sunny
Total Time = 3h 42m 40s
Overall Rank = 361/1535
Age Group = F 35-39
Age Group Rank = 18/100
Pre-race routine:

Up at 5:15, dressed, quick breakfast and some light stretching
Event warmup:

More stretching. Indoor start
Run
  • 3h 42m 40s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 08m 30s  min/mile
Comments:

Felt good right away. Nice and cool temps, flat course. Cramped up around mile 22-23 and was pretty tough to get the leg/foot cramps to subside. Lost a few minutes here with 2 stops of stretching and walking through 3 water stations. This cost me my Boston Qualifying time oppty.
What would you do differently?:

Take salt tabs to avoid cramping. I always cramp and had tablets but just didn't take the time to get them out and take them.
Post race
Event comments:

This was a GREAT race! I would recommend and go back in a heartbeat. Have it on my radar for next spring already!




Last updated: 2015-03-16 12:00 AM
Running
03:42:40 | 26.2 miles | 08m 30s  min/mile
Age Group: 18/100
Overall: 361/1535
Performance: Good
Course: Flat with just a few inclines through the park and over/underpasses.
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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