Run to the Beat Half Marathon 2013

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Sep 2013
3:01pm, 8 Sep 2013
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Well, not sure I picked the best HM to start with, the bottlenecks were appalling (complete stops at some parts), I've never been a fan of water in cups, and the only alternative was Vita Coca which you had to detour off course for ~25-50 metres to get.

I'm also a traditional in that if you advertise a goody bag, a key requirement should be a bag...Medal + Water is just not the same.

But, I did manage to come in under my goal time of 2:30 and recorded 2:25:54 which i'm really happy with, just dipped under 6 min/km for the final sprint finish which got me quite a few cheers :)

Think it'll be a while before I think about another, i'm such a fan of 10ks and although this one felt pretty good, I know I pushed a little too hard and will pay for it tomorrow (that's what races are for though right?)

Because of the stupid race number printed on shirt thing I couldn't wear my Fetch racing top I usually race in, so I have no idea how many other Fetchies took part, but know that I was thinking of you in spirit as I plodded around.
Sep 2013
3:14pm, 8 Sep 2013
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Not impressed then with the race? lol think I will give this a miss then...was thinking of it for next year but perhaps not.
Sep 2013
5:03pm, 8 Sep 2013
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I ran it last year and quite liked the number-printed t-shirts. I didn't experience the bottlenecks you describe, my only gripe with the event was the interminable wait for baggage reclaim at the end.
Sep 2013
5:47pm, 8 Sep 2013
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Tracey G
Not impressed by the shelving collapsing on the lady from my running club and another lady.

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