Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (2) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next
Author: finsternis Three stars, 500 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 23790  
Subject: RR: AF Half Marathon-Deployed Date: 9/16/2012 3:54 AM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 2
I can tell you, no matter what else is going on, 3:00 AM is still early.

That is when I rolled out of bed to get to the marathon starting point. The race did not start until a little after 4, but that gave me some time to digest some dried fruit and get rid of some dinner. About a mile in, I caught up to our group's speed demon, who was running the full marathon. I paced with him until mile 4.5 when he took a pitstop.
He passed me a mile later when I took a stop of my own.
The 8th mile is the same loop as the 7th, but otherwise they did a good job of not being repetitive. I caught up to our fastest woman, also running the full marathon. I passed our speed demon when he took another pit stop. I made the last turn with every intention of picking it up for the last mile.

There was nothing left in the tank. I finished in 1:50:30. This was my slowest half marathon, but also my highest by about 4800 ft. Its all good.

Still in the,

Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (2) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next


Foolanthropy 2014!
By working with young, first-time moms, Nurse-Family Partnership is able to truly change lives – for generations to come.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Post of the Day:
Saul's Investing Discussions

A Board that Makes You Think
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.