Race : Quarry Turkey Half Marathon
Distance : 13.1
Pre-Race Preparation :trained for 8 weeks
Pre-Race Thoughts : I ate to much Thanksgiving food
Lap Length :
Running Surface : pavement and hard packed dirt
Incline / Decline : small rolling hills
Start Time : 8:00 am
Finish Time :2:12:37
Weather : about 50 with clouds
Pre-Race Routine :
Shoes : minzuno wave
Socks : Vermont darn tuff running socks
Fluids taken during the race : water and sports drink at the water stops
Energy / Calories consumed Prior to the race :Apple and a few swallows of oj
Energy / Calories consumed During the race :two gu chomps
Sodium / Electrolytes consumed During the race : some sort of sports drink
General Observations :the weather was perfect. And the race was pretty well organized. It was a small race. I loved running with my sister. She pushed me real fast.
Things that worked for this event : weather and company
Things that didn’t work well for this event : I ate and slept like crap for the whole week prior and could tell that I was carrying extra weight
Psychological Observations : I stuck with Amy for 10 miles and felt good. Mile 10 I hit the wall and was done. I told Amy to take off and I fished the last 3 miles a lot slower
Post-Race Recovery : I sat in the car for 13 hours. I bought compression socks before our trip and put them on after the race and I think they helped but I am so sore in my hips today. I am still not walking right.
Things to Improve for Next Time : my eating leading up to the race.
These pictures were taken on the course by photographers and were free to download and print