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Albany, New York
United States
HMRR
35F / 2C
Overcast
Total Time = 1h 34m 54s
Overall Rank = 41/303
Age Group = M30-34
Age Group Rank = 4/13
Pre-race routine:

A noon start is definitely unique, but I was feeling great and slept in quite a bit so I was happy for it. Just had a bowl of cereal before heading over and a banana shortly before it started.
Event warmup:

None
Run
  • 1h 34m 54s
  • 13.2 miles
  • 07m 11s  min/mile
Comments:

Had no desire to race this given that I wasn't feeling 100% but didn't just straight up jog either. Basically went with a slightly uncomfortable pace that ended up mostly being between 7:00-7:30/mi. With a little over a mile to go a guy passed me and I decided to let him go. Then another guy passed me and said he was trying to catch the first guy, as well as this person I had been trailing for most of the race. That was enough to get my competitive juices flowing, so I went with the guy for a very tough last mile plus. We passed both guys which was pretty fun, but man did it hurt!
What would you do differently?:

Nothing, happy with my run today. Despite not feeling great I'm happy I decided to show up.
Post race
Warm down:

Did a little stretching while getting food. Was cold so I took a short jog back to by car.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Not feeling 100%. Also not really in training right now, just maintaining during the offseason right now. Also didn't go all out here

Event comments:

Good club race, the pizza was a nice touch. Still wish they would have something other than water at aid stations, but can't complain too much.




Last updated: 2016-01-06 12:00 AM
Running
01:34:54 | 13.2 miles | 07m 11s  min/mile
Age Group: 4/13
Overall: 41/303
Performance: Average
Course: Start and finish on the SUNY Albany campus with a bunch of loops around the state offices, as is the way with these Winter Series races.
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? No
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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