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Huntersville, North Carolina
United States
70F / 21C
Total Time = 2h 16m 34s
Overall Rank = 656/989
Age Group = 60-64
Age Group Rank = 3/13
Pre-race routine:

Infinit Nutrition
Event warmup:

1 mile warm-up, slow. Running stretches
  • 2h 16m 34s
  • 13.17 miles
  • 10m 22s  min/mile

The Infinit did a good job, but I got a boost the the Hammer Gel I took. If I had two more towards the last six miles I might have had a little more energy.
What would you do differently?:

I did not wear my injinji socks, something I'll have to remember on the next race.
Post race
Warm down:

Walked to car

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Not running enough at race speed.

Event comments:

Bear does a great job with this race. Numbers say it all with almost 1000 in the 13.1 event.

Last updated: 2015-11-19 12:00 AM
02:16:34 | 13.17 miles | 10m 22s  min/mile
Age Group: 3/13
Overall: 13/989
Course: Some hills,one big hill that I did okay with.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %2
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
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] 5

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date : April 28, 2015
author : hadleyusa
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Training for a specific running event is not as easy as it might seem. Here are some tips and a weekly plan to avoid overtraining and to improve your performance.
date : May 24, 2010
author : Coach AJ
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My question is am I playing with fire entering the half marathon this close to my primary goal for this season which is the HIM?
date : November 17, 2008
author : mat steinmetz
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I just started doing tris this summer and I have two under my belt, both sprints. Is it reasonable to build up for a Oly in early ‘09, with a HIM in Oct of ‘09
date : June 10, 2008
author : kns57
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Steady is our walk. Ignoring the pain that is radiating from my feet, I continue to place one foot in front of the other. Again I wonder, “Why am I doing this?”
date : July 10, 2007
author : Ontherun
comments : 0
Having three seasons under my belt I thought I knew what I was doing. That all changed with a few new challenges and a bunch of new friends.
date : October 24, 2005
author : mikericci
comments : 0
This program should be used for an athlete whose goal is to run a marathon in the 1:30-2:30 range and has a good running base in the past 8-12 weeks.
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author : smeeko
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I will assume you have not run consistently more than 6 miles and have never completed a half-marathon. I believe running your first half-marathon is a big task which requires dedication and work.
date : January 10, 2005
author : ewkfit
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My training was taking off. I had never felt stronger. I was making bigger strides than I ever had. I was stronger and faster than I had imagined myself ever being.