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Nov 7, 2011

Do as I say not as I do....

Rest day today.....

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So what is the lesson for all the soon to be marathoner's who watched the NYC Marathon yesterday?

Rule #1:  Don't go out too fast or you will burn up all your energy and have nothing at the end.

Personally I think that Mary Keitany had it in her to win but why in the world did she go out so fast so soon?  I think this was a hard way to learn a lesson she should have known a long time ago.

I'm also happy for Geoffrey Mutai for a win and a new course record.  It also helps confirm that tailwinds are not the only reason he won Boston.

My man, Meb, was the first American - 6th place and a PR.  Congrats!

Have a great day and....Keep Running!!!!!

5 comments:

  1. It was so sad to see her lose it so close to the end. Argh!

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  2. That race was so exciting! I need to stop watching it, though, because it just makes me jealous and want to run it myself!

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  3. That's why it's called a race! I love when they crash and burn!

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  4. Going out too fast was definitely the story of the day for her but you've gotta love the heart of probably knowing better and going for it anyway.

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  5. Go Meb. He always seems to make himself available to the public.

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