I always make these race posts too long. So I'm attempting to sum it up quickly for you. Your welcome.
10 - weeks of training
3 - # of injuries (IT band injury on right knee, Patella injury on left knee, pinched nerve in right Quad)
1 - new knee brace
1 - new foam roller
1 - new ice pack
2:05:55 - my 1st half-marathon finishing time; Hartford Half-Marathon.
2:08:58 - my 2nd half - marathon finishing time; Olesak Lumber Half-Marathon.
2 - my goal for a half-marathon in hours
0 - chance I thought I had in actually meeting that goal during this half-marathon
1 - awesomely difficult training program: http://www.halhigdon.com/halfmarathon/inter.htm
0 - times I had done organized speedwork before starting this training
3 - running indians (mom: dances with twinkies; krick - pooping dawg; me - runs with fear)
4:45 - time in the morning we had to get up to be at the race
28 - degrees in provo canyon
4 - hours of sleep
1:55:36 - time I finished my 3rd half-marathon
8:47 - minutes per mile
112 - Division placement: Female, Age 25-29. Out of 448. That's top 25%!
13.1 - distance of the race
|My watch was calibrated incorrectly. So it's showing 12.43, but it was 13.1.|
I think it the watch being off actually helped me push myself harder.
1 - Sweet Medal
1 - more race this year (maybe 2)...only a 5k though. Phew!