Saturday, February 20, 2016

Surfside Beach Half Marathon

I ran laps at the track Friday before heading down to Surfside Beach, Texas to run the Surfside Beach Half Marathon this morning.  I had run the full marathon there 6 or 7 times, but never the half.  I felt fine for about 10 miles, but really began to tire after that.  I was even tempted to walk some, successfully resisted.  I am not sure if it was the sand or the heat and humidity, but it was probably my worst half marathon ever.  I finished in 3:22:44 (4th in the 70-74 age group).  I have another half marathon in Spring in the morning.  Hopefully, I will be okay.

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