Gore-Tex Philadelphia Half Marathon 2015

Claws Up!

Claws Up!

I struggled to pick my race for this coming fall, paralyzed in part by wanting the “perfect” place to take my stab at it and in part by wanting some known commodity to focus on all summer. Philly holds great memories for me; in 2012, I ran my current half PR here and finished 18th overall. It’s a fair course but it’s not an easy course, with two big hills in the second half of the course. There is decent course support for much of the race, usually good weather and at least a few other women around to race. I’m hoping that with the OTQ deadline looming, there will be more women than usual.

This is also the day before I come back to school. Talk about coming down to the wire…185 days to go!

Philly in 2012.

Philly in 2012.

 

2 thoughts on “Gore-Tex Philadelphia Half Marathon 2015

    1. Runner Under Pressure Post author

      I know they will for the full, but I’m not sure for the half. Still waiting to hear if I’m in the seeded field (I meet the standard but no one has gotten back to me.) Sometimes I don’t pace races like pacers though. I’m more likely to go out a tad slow and race hard in the second half.

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