Pace vs finish time

I got the idea for this while skating Sunday morning and a cyclist read off his computer the speed in which we were moving.  Basically at average speed in MPH this is the time to complete a 26.2 mile Marathon.  In order to finish in under an hour twenty minutes the average speed needs to be 20 miles per hour or a 3 minute per mile pace.  …

Disney

Gang2

Orlando, Florida March 30th 2003  Inaugural Disney Marathon

The course was 13 miles of a perfect mix of straight-aways on roads and twist and turns through Epcot and MGM theme parks. The registration for the event was filled in the first week of March.  The original believed cut off was set at 1500 but rumors were that it went up to 1600 skaters which would make it the second largest race in the country.  …

Big Granite

I drove to Ashland last Friday and made it in time for the packet pickup and to eat the pasta feed.  I really had no desire for it.  Later on my car mate and I headed over to a place down town and I ate my pre race meal of salmon and rice.  Much better.

I woke Saturday morning for the race feeling ill.  I had been taking so many different drugs (up to 5 different prescriptions a day) that my stomach and over all systems were just whacked out.  …