2012 Rock N Roll New Orleans Half Marathon

September 17, 2013 | Comment

Ouch, that is how my legs are feeling today. However it is not as bad as I thought it would be.

My race day started at about midnight Sunday morning when I finally got home from work and got in bed. Four hours later I was up and ready to head to the start. I headed to Corral 4 and was ready to go. Since I did not train for this race at all I decided just to take it easy and try to save energy in case I started to run out towards the end. I ran around a 9:00 pace for the most part. My quads started getting tight around mile 3 so I knew there was no way I would last if I tried to go faster.

Minus one stop for a quick bathroom break I completed the race in about 1:59:30, official time 2:01:39 with my break. I am proud of myself for pushing through but the effort was definitely not my best. I will also never again try to

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