Re: First 1/2 marathon is in the books

Discussion in 'General Fitness' started by Teresa Bippert-Plymate, Jan 19, 2005.

  1. Congrats, Roger! WE look forward to hearing the reports from future
    races. Next time - no strep! ;-)

    Teresa in AZ

    Roger Herzler wrote:

    > I ran the Carlsbad Marathon/Half on Sunday. The weather was awesome! I ran
    > the 1/2 in 2h6m54s. I wanted to break 2 hours, but I was down for 3 weeks
    > before the event from strep and subsequent resting, so I'll take it. It was
    > interesting. I learned some lessons, not the least of which is hydration
    > afterwards is as important as before and during. I cramped in my foot
    > pretty bad later in the afternoon and I'm still limping around today as a
    > result. Muscle pain in the quads, etc. didn't pop up like it did before and
    > I credit extensive massaging with avoiding it.
    > I had a lot of fun and look forward to many more!
    > Clear skies,
    > Roger