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Richland, Washington
United States
45F / 7C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 57m 31s
Overall Rank = 53/
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Had to drive 2 and a half hours on race morning to get here. Up at 4:30 after a very bad night sleep. Maybe got 6 hours if I was lucky. Made breakfast consisting of: blueberry bagel with strawberry jam, banana, and 1 cup oatmeal with a tablespoon of brown sugar. Took a bottle of gatorade to drink on the drive. We got on the road about 5:30. Ate breakfast while driving around 6 (3 hours ore-race). Finished the gatorade around 8 for a 9:00 start. Went pee about 8:30.
Event warmup:

I don't warm up for races over 10k. I'm just not that fast. I do some dynamic stretching of my trouble areas. Hip flexors, ankles and lower back.
Run
  • 1h 57m 31s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 08m 58s  min/mile
Comments:

Went out in 8:15... maybe a touch fast. HR was was right on track in zone 3 between 140 and 158. Tried to keep in the lower reaches for first 10K and move to the upper area in the last 10k. Plan was to push in to zone 4 the last 5k but I just didnt have it in me today. Maybe due to the slightly fast first mile.

Overall it was a good race for me. Probably top 25% of the field. I was 10% (13 minutes) faster than my October half. Missed a PR by about 4 minutes.
What would you do differently?:

I chose to skip a gel at the 7 mile mark. This may have affected my last 5k. I have always taken a gel at this point in a half, and I am not sure why I skipped it. Don't do that, stupid.
Post race
Warm down:

Just walked around, and back to the car.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Wind on the course maybe. It was so bad in a couple of places people were actually forming drafting lines.

Skipped my mid-race gel. Probably hurt my finish by a minute or 2.

This was a B race for me, with just a little mini taper. I did go hard today thoug, no skimping on the effort. A race is Eugene Marathon on May 1.




Last updated: 2016-02-07 12:00 AM
Running
01:57:31 | 13.1 miles | 08m 58s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Course: Pretty flat out and back.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
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] 3

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