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Calgary, Alberta
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2C / 36F
Total Time = 1h 26m 13s
Overall Rank = 2/462
Age Group = M40-49
Age Group Rank = 1/66
Pre-race routine:

Some toast and yogurt 1hr before. Was cold enough I needed to wear pants!

Kinvara 2 race shoes, under armor+tech shirt and gloves.

Event warmup:

1km jog with strides.

  • 1h 26m 13s
  • 21.1 kms
  • 04m 05s  min/km

Short 3 day taper (A race in May) - felt good but just could not pull out the sub-4 pace needed for a sub 1:25.
Post race
Warm down:

Huge buffet breakfast - lot's of bacon!

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Bit of weight, 3 day short taper. Weather couldn't be much better aside from a bit of biting wind.

Event comments:

Enjoy this race - the bag/hat are usually better than your avg t-shirt and the breakfast is good.

Last updated: 2015-11-20 12:00 AM
01:26:13 | 21.1 kms | 04m 05s  min/km
Age Group: 1/66
Overall: 2/462
Performance: Good
Avg: 151
Course: Ft. Calgary parking lot to Edworthy and back.
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
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? No
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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2005-03-03 9:43 AM snikpos
date : April 28, 2015
author : hadleyusa
comments : 1
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
comments : 0
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
comments : 7
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
comments : 0
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.
date : October 2, 2005
author : smeeko
comments : 2
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
comments : 0
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.