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Redmond, Washington
United States
4th Dimension Racing
Total Time = 2h 05m
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Ate one pop tart, one cup of coffee with almond milk and water. Drove the ten minutes to the race. Met up with peeps, that was it.
Event warmup:

Nothing. Stood around because race was late to start.
Run
  • 2h 05m
  • 13.1 miles
  • 09m 32s  min/mile
Comments:

Just wanted to average 10 min miles. Went under that, so I am happy.
What would you do differently?:

Train more! Although I honestly didn't have time to get the training in for this one....so it's not bad, I feel good about it.
Post race
Warm down:

Drank some coconut water, socialized, rode bus back to car. Afterward went to food and drinks with some BTers which was awesome.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Lack of long runs.

Event comments:

I just love this event--so close to home, where I run all the time....easy peasy and I love the race directors and others that work with them. Plus I always see so many friends out there. It's a good day.

This was the first half marathon since my breast reduction and I have to say it was incredible to finish up and not be chafed, bleeding, have neck, back, shoulder, back pain. ECSTATIC!




Last updated: 2014-02-28 12:00 AM
Running
02:05:00 | 13.1 miles | 09m 32s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Course: Flat as a pancake. Lovely day out there.
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? No
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

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2014-03-10 12:34 PM
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Nice work Leslie! I am so glad you were able to run!

You did fantastic. And honestly, finishing not bleeding/chaffed/injured is GOLD.

2014-03-10 1:52 PM
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Awesome race Leslie.  It was so nice to finally meet you.  What a great day it was.

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