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Gold Coast Marathon - RunMarathon

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Gold Coast, Queensland
15C / 59F
Total Time = 3h 40m 11s
Overall Rank = 1279/5769
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 29/249
Pre-race routine:

Up at 0400. Coffee, muffins. Banana in apartment plus one just before the start.
Event warmup:

None as weather was ordinary and wanted to not aggravate back.
  • 3h 40m 11s
  • 42.2 kms
  • 05m 13s  min/km

1tth start at this event. Never had a wet race - until this year! Very heavy downpour 5 mins before the start when everyone is standing on the start line waiting in just shorts and singlet. And it was very windy at the same time so it was a relief to get running and warm up.

Fastest time here in 4 years and best ever age group % result.

Australian Masters Marathon Championship - Bronze Medal
Queensland Masters Marathon Championship - Silver Medal
What would you do differently?:

Not much on race day.
Post race
Warm down:

Beer, walk back to apartment.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Followed training programme pretty closely. Think I just need more mileage (especially 'fast finish' long runs) to help reduce fading late in race.

Event comments:

11th time at this race. Every year it continues to improve in quality and organisation. Back next year for #12!

Last updated: 2018-11-10 12:00 AM
03:40:11 | 42.2 kms | 05m 13s  min/km
Age Group: 29/249
Overall: 1279/5769
Performance: Good
Course: Southport - Miami - Broadwater - Southport
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Ok
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

2019-07-09 7:24 PM

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Subject: Gold Coast Marathon

2019-07-10 11:42 AM
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Congrats on the result! That's a nice streak you've got going...
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