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Denver, Colorado
United States
Colfax Marathon
54F / 12C
Overcast
Total Time = 5h 32m 27s
Overall Rank = 1111/1209
Age Group = 40-49
Age Group Rank = 181/188
Pre-race routine:

The week leading up to the race I was fighting a stomach bug and didn't want to eat just before the race. Had a cup of coffee and lined up in the corral.
Run
  • 5h 32m 27s
  • 26.2 miles
  • 04m 44s  min/mile
Comments:

It was a good run and other than having no water at the mile 4 water station, it was a well organized event. I was happy with the run overall.
What would you do differently?:

Train harder.
Post race
Warm down:

Walked around the post race expo, had a banana and bagel and headed to Starbucks.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Training

Event comments:

The only hiccup about the race was running out of water at the mile 4 water station. That was also the place where I took in my first gel just before getting the news there is no water. Otherwise it was a good run.




Last updated: 2013-04-25 12:00 AM
Running
05:32:27 | 26.2 miles | 04m 44s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/188
Overall: 0/1209
Performance: Average
My moving time according to the Garmin was 5:11:32. The time lost was do to standing in lines at the porta potties on the course. What can you do?
Course:
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Below average
Mental exertion [1-5] 2
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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