Carmel, IN marathon anyone (Read 1023 times)

C-R


    Short drive from the South Jimmy. Come visit for some Hoosier Hospitality.


    "He conquers who endures" - Persius
    "Every workout should have a purpose. Every purpose should link back to achieving a training objective." - Spaniel

    http://ncstake.blogspot.com/


    Feeling the growl again

      Well, I registered yesterday.  Looks like I'll be gunning for the podium on this one.  Not sure I have the 2:33 in me it took to win the event last year.  I'd say it's going to be cooler this year being 6 weeks earlier, but the way things are going it just may be hotter.

      "If you want to be a bad a$s, then do what a bad a$s does.  There's your pep talk for today.  Go Run." -- Slo_Hand

       

      TripleBock


        WI

        MN

        OH

        MA

        CA

        AZ

        TX

        NV

        TN

         

        Not much of a list yet - But IN = 10th state.

         

        Would have been #11 - But the DNF @ mile 70 Leadville, CO -

         

        I am looking forward to it.

         

        Short drive from the South Jimmy. Come visit for some Hoosier Hospitality.

        I am fuller bodied than Dopplebock

          Well, I registered yesterday.  Looks like I'll be gunning for the podium on this one.  Not sure I have the 2:33 in me it took to win the event last year.  I'd say it's going to be cooler this year being 6 weeks earlier, but the way things are going it just may be hotter.

           

          I hope to switch around my training a bit between now and the race to get more acclimated. I ran a 1/2 last Sunday and though the temps were in the mid 60s, it was about 30 to 40 warmer than i was use to. At about mile 4 or 5, my body just said "not today." 

           

          Good luck on shooting for the podium!

          TripleBock


            C-R and Spaniel you did get my note that I require mid 40s to low 50s?

            I am fuller bodied than Dopplebock


            Feeling the growl again

              C-R and Spaniel you did get my note that I require mid 40s to low 50s?

               

              If only I had that kind of power...

               

              High of 84 tomorrow.  Though it gets more reasonable after that.

              "If you want to be a bad a$s, then do what a bad a$s does.  There's your pep talk for today.  Go Run." -- Slo_Hand

               


              Will Crew for Beer

                Since I won't be able to run this weekend I decided to volunteer to work the first water stop.

                 

                Would you like vodka or whiskey?

                 

                Big grin

                2014 Goal: Run Monkey as my first marathon. Brilliant!

                   

                  Would you like vodka or whiskey?

                   

                   

                   Why are you making us choose??!  Sorry you won't be running but I will look for you!

                    If only I had that kind of power...

                     

                    High of 84 tomorrow.  Though it gets more reasonable after that.

                     

                    Looks like the weather is shaping up quite nicely for Carmel this Saturday!   Crossing my fingers....


                    Feeling the growl again

                      Since I won't be able to run this weekend I decided to volunteer to work the first water stop.

                       

                      Would you like vodka or whiskey?

                       

                      Big grin

                       

                       

                      Yes and yes...for the post-race party.  For the first time in years I'm feeling good going into this one...no stunts...

                      "If you want to be a bad a$s, then do what a bad a$s does.  There's your pep talk for today.  Go Run." -- Slo_Hand

                       


                      Feeling the growl again

                        Looks like the weather is shaping up quite nicely for Carmel this Saturday!   Crossing my fingers....

                         

                        Looks like ~40 at the start, the only thing that concerns me is the 40% chance of rain.  Cold rain late in a marathon is not a good thing.

                        "If you want to be a bad a$s, then do what a bad a$s does.  There's your pep talk for today.  Go Run." -- Slo_Hand

                         

                        C-R


                          Makes me glad I'm only running the half.


                          "He conquers who endures" - Persius
                          "Every workout should have a purpose. Every purpose should link back to achieving a training objective." - Spaniel

                          http://ncstake.blogspot.com/

                          DoppleBock


                            If it turns out to be a cold rain, One of you will have to snuggle me back to being warm ... Spaniel ... CR ?

                             

                            Weather will be what ever it is - Andy the kind of heat your are going to put out - You will be plenty warm.  Me I am a big horse and will work in to a sweaty lather at even 40F and rainy.  Afterward (Suspecting no one takes the snuggle job) I will just have to have a pile of clothes to put on.

                             

                            Looks like ~40 at the start, the only thing that concerns me is the 40% chance of rain.  Cold rain late in a marathon is not a good thing.

                            http://a-big-horse.blogspot.com/ 

                            2013 Goals ~ Mar < 3:00, 5M < 29, 10k < 35  

                             

                            DoppleBock


                              Also - Please learn that you invite DB to race with you - He always brings good weather.  Trent is the devil ... Now if you invite DB and Trent you never know what you will get.  Take Grandmas last year - I won out and we had an awesome day.

                               

                              Sorry I could not make Monkey last year ... Trent that one is on you. 

                               

                              C-R and Spaniel you did get my note that I require mid 40s to low 50s?

                              http://a-big-horse.blogspot.com/ 

                              2013 Goals ~ Mar < 3:00, 5M < 29, 10k < 35  

                               


                              Feeling the growl again

                                If it turns out to be a cold rain, One of you will have to snuggle me back to being warm ... Spaniel ... CR ?

                                 

                                Weather will be what ever it is - Andy the kind of heat your are going to put out - You will be plenty warm.  Me I am a big horse and will work in to a sweaty lather at even 40F and rainy.  Afterward (Suspecting no one takes the snuggle job) I will just have to have a pile of clothes to put on.

                                 

                                Besides my inherent heat generation problems, basal temp regulation is one thing that can shut down when energy stores get low.  Last time I ran in the 30s in rain I ended up dangerously hypothermic by the end...a smarter person would have dropped but I was 2OA so I gutted a 2:36.  I was past clothes helping, it took 3 hours and lots of hot fluids to get my body temp back to a safe point.

                                 

                                Hopefully this time I will be smart enough to dress right if the weather requires (that race the front that came through...huge temp drop and rain...was not really predicted ahead of time).

                                "If you want to be a bad a$s, then do what a bad a$s does.  There's your pep talk for today.  Go Run." -- Slo_Hand