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Walkway Over The Hudson Half Marathon - RunHalf Marathon


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Highland, New York
United States
55F / 13C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 18m 44s
Overall Rank = 2/254
Age Group = M35-39
Age Group Rank = 2/14
Pre-race routine:

Pancakes at the hotel, drove to the race site with Danielle.
Event warmup:

1 mile job with a few short pick-ups. Race start got pushed back 10 minutes after I already finished the warm up. TRS 30ish minutes before start.
Run
  • 1h 18m 44s
  • 13.1 miles
  • 06m 01s  min/mile
Comments:

Wasn't sure how the legs would respond 20 days after Boston, but I'd say they did just fine! Goal was to start out right at pace and try to hold it throughout. We started with the full marathon racers, and I ran with a couple for the first half mile before picking it up. One guy shot off the front and was about 1:40 ahead of me at the turn around, so I basically ran this race all alone. With no real hills and only some gentle stretches of barely noticeable inclines and declines, I was able to keep the pace steady. The last 5k things started to hurt, but was able to hold steady. I wanted to speed up enough to get the overall pace under 6:00, but just didn't have it. Maybe if there was someone close enough to chase down to the finish.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing, great race and a HUGE PR
Post race
Warm down:

10 minute jog with Danielle.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Nothing

Event comments:

Really cool running across the Walkway! Some minor hiccups like starting late and all the medals saying "Marathon" or "26.2", but not bad for a first time event!




Last updated: 2023-05-13 12:00 AM
Running
01:18:44 | 13.1 miles | 06m 01s  min/mile
Age Group: 2/14
Overall: 2/254
Performance: Good
Course: Out and back over the Walkway, all on the paved bike path.
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
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? No
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

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Subject: RE: Walkway Over The Hudson Half Marathon
Wow!! Great half marathon! Congrats! I’d say you recovered from Boston just fine!
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