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Watford-Alvinston Optimist Road Race - Run10 Mile

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Watford, Ontario
Watford Optimist Club
55F / 13C
Total Time = 1h 24m 49s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group = 18-30
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

I had to work early this morning. I just did a quick 2 hours and hurried to the race.
Event warmup:

Stretching, and some easy jogging with quick sprints for 10 minutes.
Took a GU 30 minutes before the start.
  • 1h 24m 49s
  • 9.94 miles
  • 08m 32s  min/mile

I settled into my target pace as quick as possible. It was really hard not to try to keep pace with the faster runners. I felt really strong and had to force myself to slow down. I'm glad I did. I passed a lot of runners in the 2nd half of the race. I managed to roll with the downhills and push just a bit on the uphills. It seemed to work well.
I beat my target time by 11 seconds.
Results are posted at:
They do not list AG or overall position. Results are posted alphabetically.
What would you do differently?:

Nothing. It went exactly as planned.
Post race
Warm down:

Walk for 10 minutes.
Drink 1 cup gatorade.
Ate lunch at the awards ceremony.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Nothing. I hit my target pace exactly.
More training would be required in order to lower my time.
Maybe next year.

Last updated: 2007-03-23 12:00 AM
01:24:49 | 9.94 miles | 08m 32s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Avg HR 167 Max HR 178
Course: 10 mile road run - Alvinston Arena to Watford Arena 3 miles flat to start 4 miles rolling hills 3 miles with one small but very steep hill (overpass)
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2007-05-22 6:28 AM

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Sarnia, Ontario
Subject: Watford-Alvinston Optimist Road Race

2007-05-22 9:09 AM
in reply to: #811189

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Subject: RE: Watford-Alvinston Optimist Road Race
GREAT JOB PACING. Perfect day, perfect race.
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