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September heat and humidity are always a challenge here. Sunday was a cloudless, sunny day with 85% humidity. We had a slight breeze at the start, and a better breeze during the last mile.
The Fort DeSoto Park paved trail is nice, but has very little shade. That was okay, since my goal was to test my hydration and fueling plan in tough conditions.
I'm a real fan of the Gatorade Endurance products I'm using this year. I've had no stomach troubles, and they're easy to take while running. I used energy gels and thirst quencher during this race.
I started too fast, but calmed down and ran slow and steady after mile 2. I ran one mile with a pacing group which was fun. Most of the time I ran my own race with one eye on my BPM. It was super hot and I wanted to stay safe. 'Cause I'm not This Young Runner.
How Many Miles in Your 15K?
Somehow, I always run too far at Ft. DeSoto. I'm not sure if it's my GPS or if I swerve a lot. I tried to run tangents, but whatever. My race totaled 9.41 miles instead of 9.3.
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What's Next on the Racing Schedule?
Whew, I posted all of my new race codes and brand discounts. Take a look before you register for your next race! There are more brand discounts coming soon!
Some Best Damn Race Discounts Expire Soon
You can still save on the Best Damn Race series if you hurry. The next event is in Safety Harbor on February 2. You can register, but there aren't any codes left for it.
My discount code "THISOLDRUNNER" is still good for these Best Damn Races:
• Savannah on Feb. 16. Code expires Feb. 14.
• Orlando on March 2. Code expires Feb. 16.
• New Orleans on March 24. Code expires March 10.
Keep an eye on those expiration dates if you want to save money on registration.
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I Have Lots of New Discounts for You
Visit my Running Gear Discounts page to see the latest promo codes. Take advantage of the discounts to save money on these running essentials:
Hurry up and use these discounts while they're available. I'm so happy I can offer them as part of being a BibRave Pro.
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