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5/28/12 12:59 P

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Impressive!!!


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5/28/12 12:05 P

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Congrats on your PR. I'm hoping to PR the HM again in the fall - it would be my third this year (HM and PR). emoticon

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5/28/12 11:08 A

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Great job!!! I take your really slow times any day.I understand the heat. I ran a 5K this morning in Southern Florida...it was 82 degrees w/85% humidity. Lets just say all we had to do was walk to the start line and we were all sweating!! I got a PR but it wasn't what I would have liked to do. Again...way to go - those are great times!!


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5/28/12 7:14 A

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It wasn't just me, man. Everybody had a slower race than they planned on. - and yes, I get plenty of salt. I figured I did pretty good considering the heat. I mean, I did PR after all. :-)

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"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go." – T.S. Eliot

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“Where does the power come from to see the race to its end? From within."
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5/28/12 12:07 A

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Great job!! Still a fantastic time. I wonder why the heat kicks your butt so bad. Do you take enough salt??

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5/27/12 10:17 P

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I was hoping to run much faster today, but temps in the mid 70's combined with high humidity and bright sunshine pretty much ensured that I couldn't maintain the pace I had through the first 4 miles of this race. Despite that, I managed a PR, even if it wasn't pretty towards the end, but I didn't quit and I gave it everything I had to give. By the middle of the race I was making quick stops at water stops and pouring water over my head to stay cool. Also, I finished 14th over all and 2nd in my division - good for a bunch of points in the 2nd race of this HM trilogy. :-)
So here are my splits from todays race.
1. 6:31
2. 6:29
3. 6:32
4. 6:31
It started go go downhill from here as the heat began to get to me...
5. 6:55
6. 7:20
7. 6:54 (a bit of recovery after dousing myself with some water)
8. 6:56
It started to get REALLY ugly after this point.....
9. 7:32
10. 7:37
11. 7:47 (not a good mile but once I got past it, I was able to push myself into a better pace (not much better, but better)
12. 7:27
13. 7:21
Then of course, the last 10th of a mile.
I think, all things considered (heat, humidity, etc...) that i had a strong race and I did well even if it was too hot for me to hit my goal pace of 6:45

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
Carl Sagan

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go." – T.S. Eliot

“Do or do not... there is no try.”
- Yoda

“Where does the power come from to see the race to its end? From within."
”Chariots of Fire (1981) – Eric Liddell (Ian Charleson)

Dori says:
Just keep swimming, just keep swimming:

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