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Comox Valley Half Marathon - RunHalf Marathon

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Comox, British Columbia
8-10C / 0F
Total Time = 1h 34m 59s
Overall Rank = 93/489
Age Group = M-25-29
Age Group Rank = 6/18
Pre-race routine:

Woke up early as it takes a while to drive to Comox. Grabbed some water, a banana, and then out the door. Had a bagel with cream cheese about 2 hours before the race and a power bar about an hour before
Event warmup:

easy jog for 10-15 mins and then stretch.
  • 1h 34m 59s
  • 21.1 kms
  • 04m 30s  min/km

I wanted to take it out easy and pick up the pace, I managed this very well and was extremely happy with how this went. This was my best run race of the year, my pacing was right where I wanted it to be.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing, I executed this race exactly like I wanted.
Post race
Warm down:

Easy jog and stretch

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Lack of long run training, but I am vey happy with this race

Event comments:

Another good race put on by Vira, volunteers were fantastic.

Last updated: 2007-03-19 12:00 AM
01:34:59 | 21.1 kms | 04m 30s  min/km
Age Group: 6/18
Overall: 18/489
Performance: Good
Splits: 4:45, 4:34, 4:26, 4:20, 4:28, 4:34, 4:35, 4:47, 4:42, 4:36, 4:31, 4:31, 4:24, 4:12, 4:21, 4:12, 4:27, 4:37, 4:37, 4:31, 4:40(1.1km)
Course: Out and back, some hills
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
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] 4

2007-03-19 8:10 PM

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Subject: Comox Valley Half Marathon

2007-03-19 8:30 PM
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Subject: RE: Comox Valley Half Marathon
Best race of the year, indeed!  Fantastic job, Mike!  Congrats on a great race. 
2007-03-20 5:13 AM
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Subject: RE: Comox Valley Half Marathon
Awesome time! Nothing like having your pacing right on schedule to make for a good race.

Way to go.

2007-03-20 10:24 AM
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Seattle, California
Subject: RE: Comox Valley Half Marathon
Damn that is a quick time!  You ran a great race and from your splits it looks like you put in a negative split on the way back.  Way to get in there just under 1:35.
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