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Fall Creek Thaw - Run15k

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Pikeville, Tennessee
United States
Mach Tenn
50F / 10C
Total Time = 1h 08m 5s
Overall Rank = 22/185
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 2/11
Pre-race routine:

Got up at 5am. Ate 2 bagels. Left for the State Park at 9:30 for the 11:00 race.
Event warmup:

Bathroom break, 3 scoops out of the honey jar, 2 drinks of water.
  • 1h 08m 5s
  • 9.32 miles
  • 07m 19s  min/mile

It was very windy with a lot of gusts. Ran the 1st mile in 6:45.
What would you do differently?:

Not start out so fast
Post race
Warm down:

Lots of water, cookies, and a banana. Got to visit with a lot of other racers.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

I had been sick Monday and Tuesday and couldn't train. Was a little sluggish.

Event comments:

This was my 3rd race in the Tennessee State Park Running tour. This is their 25th year and they are well organized. Would like to race the whole 16 race series next year. I have a 1/2 mary in 2 weeks and this was my long day run. My goal was 1:10:00 so I'm right on pace.

Last updated: 2007-03-06 12:00 AM
01:08:05 | 9.32 miles | 07m 19s  min/mile
Age Group: 2/11
Overall: 22/185
Performance: Good
Course: Rolling hills through the state park with 3 miles in the woods on paved trails. It was a very senic race course.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
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? No
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2007-03-06 8:51 AM

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