blueollie

The hottest one yet…

I thought that last year’s Run for the Health of it was humid.

I thought that Steamboat was tough:

But this was downright absurd.

80 F, 94 percent humidity. This was San Antonio, Texas stuff. And I died.

place: 40/80 overall, 28/42 male, time: 30:55 (9:43, 9:51, 10:23 (2 walk breaks; brief), 0:56; realistically, I might have been able to squeeze 20 or so more seconds out. But I was drenched.
Tracy hung in there and finished looking better than I did.

My race: just tried to keep it steady and was reasonably successful for 2 miles before giving in before I started to feel bad. I did have some banter with others.

Past:

1997: 20:33 6:30, 6:25 (12:44) 7:38 (2016 age grade: 23:26)
2002: 22:04 6:54, 7:01 (13:55) 8:09 (age grade: 24:18)
2003 31:15 walk (9:28, 10:26, 11:20
2004: walked the 5K with Olivia.
2005: 23:08 7:22, 7:31 (14:53) 8:14 (age grade: 24:53)
2012: 26:07 8:28, 8:49 (17:18) (?), 8:49 for the last 1.1 (70, 88 percent humidity) 30 days after blood donation (ag 26:18)
2013: 26:32 8:03, 8:12 (16:15) 10:17 for last 1.1 (cool) 26 days after blood donation (ag 26:32)
2014: 27:41 8:39, 8:39 (17:18) 10:22 for the last 1.1 (73 F, 87 percent humidity) 12 days after blood donation. (ag: 26:44)
2015: 27:06 8:26, 8:40 (17:06), 10:00 for last 1.1, 65 F, 89 percent humidity. 30 days after 24 hour race. (ag: 26:58)
2016: 27:12 8:48, 8:53 (17:43), 9:29 for the last 1.1 66 F, 83 percent humidity; 30 days after 24 hour race.
2017: 30:07 9:00, 9:40 (18:40) 11:26, 64 F, 94 percent humidity.
2018: 30:55 9:43, 9:51 (19:34) 11:19, 80 F, 94 percent humidity.

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July 1, 2018 Posted by | Friends, running | , , | Leave a comment