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West Sacramento, California
United States
45F / 7C
Precipitation
Total Time = 1h 43m 56s
Overall Rank = 270/4692
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 22/213
Pre-race routine:

Roll back at 1am to release spasm from coughing (cold)
Wake up 3:30 am (daylight saving time =2:30 am) Drive far to race
Event warmup:

Hide from rain in car for 2 hours, then jog to race starting line.
Run
  • 1h 43m 56s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 07m 56s  min/mile
Comments:

Due to cold really couldn't drink water because it made me cough badly, so got a sip here and there. Not a big deal because it was so cold, wet and windy.
What would you do differently?:

Was a solid race for conditions, cold, fitness and post race last week.
Post race
Warm down:

Get dry drive home 100 miles.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

As stated above.

Event comments:

Race was well organized, on time, no calories at aide stations, aid stations only every 3 miles, post race food minimal, no real festivities after race. Course was good if it weren't so wet and cold, but you cant control the weather.




Last updated: 2016-03-13 12:00 AM
Running
01:43:56 | 13.1 miles | 07m 56s  min/mile
Age Group: 22/213
Overall: 270/4692
Performance: Average
Solid low to mid 7s until legs became irritated (hard 5k last weekend), then sucky last 5 miles.
Course: Flat, but raining the entire time, 13 mph wind, pretty miserable.
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? No
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Below average
Race evaluation [1-5] 3

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