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Brainard, Nebraska
United States
Bohemian Alps Run
42F / 6C
Overcast
Total Time = 2h 02m
Overall Rank = 11/
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

sit in car and try to stay warm. The wind made it feel like right around freezing.
Event warmup:

Building up to the run I finally got out to do some light jogging.
Run
  • 2h 02m
  • 13.1 miles
  • 09m 19s  min/mile
Comments:

This course is crazy to begin. mix in 25+ mph winds and a temp of sub 40's it get wild. I spent a good part of the race sitting around the 6-7 slot . the lake segment comes into play around mile 7- or 8. It was at this point where i really started to feel some fatigue from battling the wind. coming out of that there is a waterstation that a stopped to grab some drinks and was passed, I would catch up and draft these runners for most of the race and basically keep them close but i just could not pull them in. finished with a decent kick, which i could not do 2yrs ago do to knee issues. so all and all felt good. Most challenging run i do. love it.
What would you do differently?:

not much, if anything I just need a few more hours on rolling hills or more time at tranquility to burn the legs.
Post race
Warm down:

sat in car and warmed a bit

What limited your ability to perform faster:

just training if anything and yeah 20mph wind!!!!!

Event comments:

great challenge both physical and mental,




Last updated: 2013-10-09 12:00 AM
Running
02:02:00 | 13.1 miles | 09m 19s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 11/
Performance: Average
Course: Unable to compare. it is just a collection of old country roads, a mix of gravel and min maintenace. Mix in a loop around a lake park trail and you have a great hilly run.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
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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