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Marathon Bahamas

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Location:

Bar Harbor,ME,USA

Member Since:

Jul 31, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Recover From Injury

Running Accomplishments:

PRs (<25 yo; >35 yo)

5k: 17:15

10 mile: 59:27

1/2 marathon: 1:23:11

Marathon: 2:56:38

Short-Term Running Goals:

Get healthy, run pain-free. Have had sciatic nerve issues since 2009, damaged knee cartilage early 2015, so have been a jogger for a while.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Do well in the 50s age group, keep running pain-free.

Personal:

Married, science writer/editor, enjoy life on the coast of Maine

Miles:This week: 13.10 Month: 55.60 Year: 55.60
Hoka Bondi Lifetime Miles: 406.10
Hoka Rapa Nui Lifetime Miles: 194.40
Saucony Cortana 2 Lifetime Miles: 251.50
Kayano 22 Lifetime Miles: 248.10
Brooks Launch 3 Lifetime Miles: 23.00
Race: Marathon Bahamas (13.1 Miles) 01:45:08, Place overall: 25, Place in age division: 1
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Ugh, that was ugly. Went out close to my goal 7:30 pace and felt OK for 5 miles, then the wheels started coming off, and by 8 I was done. Really done. It was warm and humid, but I don't know why the unraveling was so complete--from 7:35ish pace to low 8:00s to high 8:00s, fighting like crazy to keep going the whole time. I even walked a little just before 10 miles when my calf spasmed. It may be that my training was better than it had been but still not nearly good enough for the warmer conditions, I don't know. Anyway, I fought to keep my pace from going > 9:00, finished and won my AG--ha!--so while I didn't have nearly as much in the tank as I'd thought/hoped, at least I gave what I had. And I was in the Bahamas, so that's OK too. We'll see what's next.
 

Kayano 22 Miles: 13.10
Weight: 0.00
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