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Delmar, New York
United States
Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club
30F / -1C
Total Time = 30m 36s
Overall Rank = 29/441
Age Group = M30-34
Age Group Rank = 4/24
Pre-race routine:

Eggs and toast for breakfast. Was not too happy with the winter wonderland scene outside my window when I woke up.
Event warmup:

Ran 2 easy miles with Joe before we started.
  • 30m 36s
  • 5 miles
  • 06m 07s  min/mile

My hope coming into this was to try and go under 30:00. With the cold temps and gusty wind, that was probably a bit much to ask. I went for it anyway, hitting mile 2 right around 12:00, but then my pace slid back from there. Didn't want to totally fall apart so focused on making sure I kept the pressure on and got in under 31 minutes instead. Didn't have much of a kick at the end but feel like I finished strong.
What would you do differently?:

Not much, went for my goal time and when it wasn't going to happen I still managed to race strong.
Post race
Warm down:

Walked around, had some 3 bean chili (love the stuff they get for these races!)

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Wind, cold air

Event comments:

Fun local race. Weather could've been worse but it was far from ideal.

Last updated: 2016-04-03 12:00 AM
00:30:36 | 05 miles | 06m 07s  min/mile
Age Group: 4/24
Overall: 29/441
Performance: Good
Course: Winded through neighborhood roads in Delmar. Mostly flat.
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? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2016-04-03 11:28 AM

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Niskayuna, New York
Subject: Delmar Dash

2016-04-03 1:35 PM
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Austin, Texas
Subject: RE: Delmar Dash

Nice pace! Yea my parent's live in that neighborhood and Mom sent me a picture of the snow this morning with lots of exclamation points. Good job dude.

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