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Annapolis, Maryland
United States
Annapolis Striders
74F / 23C
Total Time = 1h 28m 20s
Overall Rank = 979/3500
Age Group = 40-44
Age Group Rank = 102/238
Pre-race routine:

I was in class at the National Fire Academy so i had to get-up at 3am to drive to Annapolis. Got there a bit early and ate a banana and a Bonk Breaker.
  • 1h 28m 20s
  • 10 miles
  • 08m 50s  min/mile

This is a good, tough course. Some good hills on the bridge and in the neighborhoods. Very scenic. I started way too quick for me. Through the first 4 miles I was averaging 8:10 and then the hills hit. Slowed down a bunch but was able to maintain 8:41. The course is a bit longer than 10mies (10.12)
What would you do differently?:

Paced better in the beginning
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

Went out too fast

Event comments:

This is a great race and an awesome location. Enjoyed the run and the people!

Last updated: 2016-11-05 12:00 AM
01:28:20 | 10 miles | 08m 50s  min/mile
Age Group: 102/238
Overall: 979/3500
Performance: Good
Course: This course starts out and the Naval stadium and runs through beautiful historic Annapolis before reaching the Severn bridge. The bridge is tough - bout .35mi up hill and then down into a neighborhood. Eventually, you have to cross the bridge again and back to the stadium.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2016-11-05 4:40 PM


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