Sunday, October 18, 2009
Cold Start, Hot Finish Mini-Marathon
Ran the Indianapolis Half-Marathon on Saturday for the first time. It was in the low 30's at the start but turned out to be a beautiful fall day. Shed the layers at mile 3 and tried to stay on pace with unknown terrain ahead. I ran 1:45 in May at the 500 festival Mini but thought I could beat that today. Ended with a PR at 1:39:59. Beats my 2002 time of 1:41:24 on a flat 500 Festival course. This course was not flat and the last 3 miles - rolling hills. I highly recommend the course. The volunteers were great and out in full force.