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Mississippi Trail 50 - RunUltra Marathon

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Laurel, Mississippi
United States
38F / 3C
Total Time = 5h 42m 5s
Overall Rank = 15/115
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Stood around by the fire after sitting in the car. It was pretty cold out in the morning.
Event warmup:

  • 5h 42m 5s
  • 31 miles
  • 11m 02s  min/mile

Realized I needed to go to the bathroom again right before the start. Thought maybe I'd be okay, but had to stop between mile 4-5. Caught a root at mile 3ish and hit the ground. Only fall of the day. Fuel belt was giving me all kinds of issues, then I finally realized I was wearing it backwards, and it was fine after that. Stopped at the car after the first loop to take off the leg warmers and use the bathroom. Had a pretty good 2nd loop. Stopped after the 2nd loop to ditch the arm warmers and use the bathroom again. 3rd loop is on a different trail. There was a bit more water on this loop. Stepped in a puddle that I couldn't get around and got the shoes really wet. Then came to another puddle that I went around, but got caught in a briar bush. Got passed in the last mile by 2 friends, but made up for it by passing 3 other people.
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:

Put on some compression sleeves and walked around.

What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

Not much to do afterwards, but since you are in a park, you can just hang out and drink some beer. Hung out for 3 beers and then headed home.

Last updated: 2016-07-26 12:00 AM
05:42:05 | 31 miles | 11m 02s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 15/115
Performance: Good
Course: 2 big loops, 1 small loop
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2017-05-10 12:32 PM

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