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Summer Solstice Trail Run - Run


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Gardiner, New York
United States
72F / 22C
Sunny
Total Time = 53m 40s
Overall Rank = 4/244
Age Group = M30-39
Age Group Rank = 1/
Pre-race routine:

Made the drive down with Danielle. Always tricky to know what/when to eat for an evening event.
Event warmup:

Half mile jog around the start area.
Run
  • 53m 40s
  • 14 kms
  • 03m 50s  min/km
Comments:

The leaders took off, and I hung in the chase pack, a group that slowly dwindled once we started the long climb. One young man stayed with me as we eventually pulled away from the rest. I sensed this young guy would out kick me at the end, so I figured my best bet was to drop him before we started the long descent. It worked well, as I kept the pace on the downs and was able to cruise to the finish. That last steep hill would've been tough to battle it out on!
What would you do differently?:

Nothing.
Post race
Warm down:

Easy jog with Josh and Michelle (the male and female winners).

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Nothing

Event comments:

Love this race and venue, so glad to be back again for it. Conditions couldn't be better for the first day of summer!




Last updated: 2023-07-10 12:00 AM
Running
00:53:40 | 14 kms | 03m 50s  min/km
Age Group: 1/
Overall: 4/244
Performance: Good
Course: Carriage trails at Minnewaska. Mostly uphill for the first 4.5 miles before coming back down. Some gorgeous views along the way.
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? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

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