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Month: October 2010

13.1 Atlanta Half Marathon – Course and Elevation

13.1 Atlanta Half Marathon – Course and Elevation

Course starts and end at Oglethorpe University (great finish party). The first 2-3 miles (for my speed) were in the dark. The little speed bumps on dark roads were tripping obstacles. Small but fun race with no corrals.  The running in the dark in the beginning may have partly contributed to me going out a tad too quickly. The last bit of 2 miles or so on Peachtree St felt like huge long hills. UPHILL FINISH!! Seriously, who does that…

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13.1 Atlanta

13.1 Atlanta

  Whew! So glad to be done with this!! And happy the way it ended, although I am sad about the time.   The race was to start at 7am, I got there at 5.40am to find a parking spot nearby. Cold and slightly windy morning that promised to turn out to be a great day. I met a very nice girl at the start who mentors the Fleet Feet Alpharetta running group. She helped calm my nerves so much….

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