Category: race day

  • On pre-marathon meals

    Don’t necessarily do as I’ve done here–I’m just illustrating a point. For my three fastest marathon times, I’ve eaten as the last meal before: – 3:32 – cheap mediocre Mexican food. – 3:39 – Mexican in Florence, KY on the way to Cincinnati and pub grub at Nicholson’s in Cincinnati. – 3:49 – pub food…

  • Pre-race gear check for #CM10

    Gear laid out for the 2010 Chicago Marathon Mizuno Wave Rider 12 with 388 miles on them (I chose better stride over Saucony with fewer miles) Powersox Timex IM stopwatch OBX Marathon running hat — it’s gonna be a warm one tomorrow, and salt and contacts don’t mix. FuelBelt bib holder – got shorted on…

  • Who’s running the Gaslight 5k tonight?

    Looks like it’s going to be a little toasty for the 5k tonight in J-Town. I’m going to try for a personal record tonight, which would be anything faster than 20:59.