As of Sunday April 3rd, there is significant snow on the ground in the 2nd mile. We anticipate an out-and-back the first 2 miles on Colchester Point Rd in order to keep your footing safe. Final decision will be communicated to you on race day.
Truthfully I think it is going to be fine. We have had lots and lots of rain since this came plus some warmer temps.
I need to start thinking about my goals. This will be my 15th half, 2nd of this year. I have another one scheduled for May 1 and it looks like I will be able to register for the VCM two person relay later tomorrow! More to come!
My previous times range from:
2:00:55 at the Big Lake Half in 2008
2:12:10 All Women and One Lucky Guy in 2010.
Can you imagine MOVING a race away from
All the stars were aligned for me at the Big Lake Half. It was a very hilly course. I had a great time at it though and talked Emily into going to it with me the next year. It had a different sponsor? Race director? Something......and it was nothing special. I have not been back although I might at some point.
Last year I had not been running when I ran the All Women and One Lucky Guy because it was not long after I had had surgery. I did check with the doctor and started running as soon as I could but I did not have a lot of stamina. It was a GREAT race which has now been moved to Mass. much to my dismay. I didn't do it last year because of my stupid heel but I was going this year. Also in regards to the surgery I changed the date of my surgery (again with my doctor's permission) because I was about to go visit Emily for my first visit to see her in DC. I did not want my visit there to be one where I couldn't run, couldn't lift anything, really couldn't walk far. Just didn't seem like a recipe for fun. Has anyone else rearranged surgery around running?
So now I guess I better get to my goals.
AA. My AA goal will continue to be to run pain free and have a good time at this race. I also want T to have a good time and want to run more longer races with me. (Even though she will beat me and move me down on the AG placement.)
A. I want to run faster than 2:04.
B. I have been training for a 9:30 pace which is about 2:04:54.
C. I want to run faster than my first half of this year which was 2:07:32.