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Midland, Michigan
United States
85F / 29C
Sunny
Total Time = 4h 21m 33s
Overall Rank = 99/180
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 12/19
Pre-race routine:

1/2 glass of OJ, cinnamon raisin bagel w/ light cream cheese, 1 cup coffee and peanut butter GU
Run
  • 4h 21m 39s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 06m 01s  min/mile
Comments:

Run was good I kept with the 4 hour pacer until I got caught up at mile 16 aid station. The last 5 miles through the swamp were tough. Drank water every 2 miles a GU and water every 4.
What would you do differently?:

nothing, missed a spot with body glide under my right arm. I now have a smiley face rub burn
Post race
Warm down:

none

What limited your ability to perform faster:

I'm slow

Event comments:

I was disappointed there were no cold drinks at the finish. I just ran 26.2 miles, you could give me a cold water. The sub sandwiches were lame.




Last updated: 2013-05-19 12:00 AM
Running
04:21:39 | 26.2 miles | 06m 01s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/19
Overall: 0/180
Performance: Good
87 low 141 ave, 174 high. Tried to keep around my MAF
Course: Flat a few Michigan hills. The last 5 mile in a wooded swampy area that made Hell seem cold.
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %8%
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
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] 4

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