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1312 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Apr 24, 2008 8:14 AM by Jay Silvio RSS
Amber411 Rookie 2 posts since
Dec 4, 2007
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Apr 24, 2008 7:42 AM

Question...

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Hey all I just had a question and figured you might be able to help so here it is..

I entered my first race last Sunday. It was a 12k and I finished it in
1:02. I ended up getting 3rd in my age group which was quite a surprise
considering my pace wasn't exactly fast.. anyways.. I finished it quite
easily and felt I could of run harder or farther.Now I am dying to
enter another race and I found out that there is a half marathon on May
3rd and I was wondering if I could pull it off? Or do you think it
would be too soon? Thoughts?

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  • Jay Silvio We're Not Worthy 1,775 posts since
    Jul 9, 2007
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    1. Apr 24, 2008 8:14 AM (in response to Amber411)
    Re: Question...

    A half-marathon is a fairly big jump up in distance, but if you felt really good during your 12K then I say, "Go for it!"  Two weeks is enough time for your leg muscles to recover from your first race so you should be in good shape for the half.  I think you that will have a good time as long as you set reasonable goals for yourself.  Let us know if you have any more questions.

    Good luck and happy running!

    Jay

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