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Manchester, Connecticut
United States
Manchester Road Race Committee
44F / 7C
Total Time = 36m 51s
Overall Rank = 1538/12374
Age Group = 50-54M
Age Group Rank = 110/663
Pre-race routine:

cereal, pop-tart, shower, coffee and head out by 8:45am-the boys were up late and were a bit tardy, but we got there on time; just had to walk a bit further to the car
Event warmup:

usual, light running with a few strides; ran w Kyle as he was 'going to beat me this year'
  • 36m 51s
  • 4.75 miles
  • 07m 46s  min/mile

cool at the start but warmed up quickly while waiting for the race to start; just a beautiful day with the sun shining and a day to give thanks for all
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:

calf was cramped and tight, so no warm-down

What limited your ability to perform faster:

left calf injury

Event comments:

The iconic Manchester Road Race is THE place to be on Thanksgiving Day-enough said about that. My wife rocked it with another sub 49. Mike made his goal of sub 45 by 3 seconds and my youngest son Kyle beat me by 5 seconds to claim fastest in the family, for the first time. A great day!
av HR=145/peak=157

Last updated: 2015-11-26 12:00 AM
00:36:51 | 04.75 miles | 07m 46s  min/mile
Age Group: 110/663
Overall: 1538/12374
Performance: Good
Mile1=7:41 Mile2=8:16(with the hill) Mile3=7:10 Mile4=7:29(backed off the gas) last0.75=6:16(slowed more)
Course: same one as always; big loop back to the start on Main St in Manchester
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Ok
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? No
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2015-11-26 4:02 PM

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South Windsor, CT
Subject: Manchester Road Race

2015-11-30 11:05 AM
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Bellingham, WA
Subject: RE: Manchester Road Race

Nice race Dale.  That is so awesome that your family was all running.  I can't believe you let your son beat you. 


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