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Selfie Bandit at Georgia Half Marathon

Selfie Bandit at Georgia Half Marathon

In any race, you can see all sorts of people – different sizes, different hairstyles, different clothes, different pace, … but there was someone entirely different this Sunday – a Selfie Bandit at Georgia Half Marathon. Anyone who reads my race reports knows that I take pictures during a race. Lots of pictures. In fact, I was chastised for that habit right after my first marathon. But selfies now … Even though it is the easiest way to get your mugshot into…

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Georgia Publix Half Marathon 2014 – Race Report

Georgia Publix Half Marathon 2014 – Race Report

When a race like the Georgia Publix Half Marathon (2014) that has a reputation of a brutally hilly course can produce a picture like this,  the race report can only be one word (or three) – FUN with FRIENDS! So this race report is more of a picture slide show and less words. If I must say something – tough course but great race, lots of people. I ran with my running buddies and could’ve run 5 more miles after…

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Georgia Half Marathon – Course and Elevation

Georgia Half Marathon – Course and Elevation

Hills , hills and more hills. A largely pretty course taking me through areas I had never been! More hills. The “biggest” hills (to me) was the one coming out of Piedmont Park, and the one(s) passing through Georgia Tech. The most deceptive hill is the one after Georgia Tech onto Marietta St (the last mile). I couldn’t see the hill, but my legs could feel it. Drove down to the start (MARTA doesn’t run that early on weekends anymore)….

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Georgia Publix Half Marathon 2012

Georgia Publix Half Marathon 2012

I suppose I really should do a race report before the week is up. As usual, I spent hours trying to figure out my finish time and my pace and my splits and my …. Last year I finished in 3:09:10. My PR during thanksgiving was 2:59:49. McMillan calculator predicted a 2:51 finish (based on my 5k time in the soaking rain at Resolution Run). I was hoping for a 2:48 finish, would have been happy at 2:51 as predicted…

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