Little bit disappointed about my marathon today.
Two years ago 3.45 with temp.  below zero.
Today 4.23. temp above zero 5 degrees Celsius. Till 30 k. same pace as two years ago.
 After 30 k. I think because I didn't drink enough water, there was still energy, but lot of cramps in the muscles of my legs. So running/walking. Good lesson for the future.
So this was my last race in the old B2R roadshoes, not my last marathon.

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Comment by Christian Messerschmidt on February 7, 2014 at 1:55pm
Albert, I feel for you-it is a lonely race in the woods-ran it the year the prince married Maxima and got in the wrong lane (for the 30K race) midway and had to come back-so I missed 3hrs by 17seconds and threw up badly at the finish because of the sports drink they served.
Comment by Albert Posthumus on February 2, 2014 at 1:52pm

Yesterday a trailtraining, very muddy and wet but with a slow pace. Distance 12k.
For other marathons I do take more days rest, the week before.
chia seeds plus juice and bananas for breakfast. I still think its because of less drinking water. 2 years ago heel striking, now since one year forfootstrike.

Comment by Eric Orton on February 2, 2014 at 1:31pm
Albert, thanks for sharing. What did you do differently AND the same in training for this race compared to the last one?

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