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Riverfront Scramble Series July 26 - Run


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Hartford, Connecticut
United States
Hartford Marathon
84F / 29C
Sunny
Total Time = 21m 54s
Overall Rank = 30/400
Age Group = M55-59
Age Group Rank = 1/9
Pre-race routine:

unusual time for a race so all usual stuff was off: got there, tried to maintain hydration, warm up etc
Event warmup:

a little bit of a jog/warm up with a few strides-untimed
Run
  • 21m 54s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 07m 04s  min/mile
Comments:

glad Gary got me to do this last minute; super fun and challenging, of course, as all 5K's are-if you pace them well and leave it all out there
What would you do differently?:

not wear the vapor fly's; the cliftons would have been a better choice
Post race
Warm down:

tried to run a mile cool down, but my ankle hurt so we walked it in after a 1/4 mile

What limited your ability to perform faster:

tired legs from biking long on Sunday

Event comments:

This is an EXCELLENT race! Love the series. Can't believe it's been 9 years since I did this the last time but I've been focused on Triathlon. bBg fun and challenging but the bridge course is worse, for sure.




Last updated: 2019-07-25 12:00 AM
Running
00:21:54 | 03.1 miles | 07m 04s  min/mile
Age Group: 1/9
Overall: 30/400
Performance: Good
laps were off a bit due to the Garmin tryinjg to track in the woods
Course: out and away into the riverfront; into the woods, out and in and in the mud...not ideal for the vapor fly 4%
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
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

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