Mar 29, 2010

Quick Update from Umstead 100-miler

I completed 5 laps, 62.5 miles - or just a hair over 100K. That is the farthest I've ever gone.

Umstead will give an official 50-mile finish to anyone who goes that far. My 50-mile split is a personal record, by about a half-hour.

Yesterday (Sunday) I was in a pretty bad way, with a fever, chills, stomach/gas problems, no appetite, and just generally miserable - not to mention sleep deprived. That kind of response, I understand, is not uncommon. In fact something similar happened after my first marathon in December 2006.

Full race report will be posted on Friday.

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1 comment:

  1. Steve,

    CONGRATULATIONS on the 100K and the 50 mile PR! Awesome!!!

    Thanks for Tweeting it was fun and exciting to follow your progress.

    I hope you feel better quickly!

    :) Dusty