2015 Spring Fever Half Marathon
I ran my second official half marathon today (though it should have been my third). This was the same race I ran last year, on the same course. I signed up for it again because I wanted to see how much I have improved over the last year.
It turns out to be rather a lot.
Last year I finished in 2:28:08, an average pace of 11 minutes and 19 seconds a mile. This year I finished in 1:57:40, at an average pace of 8 minutes 59 seconds a mile. I dropped over half an hour off my time: 2 minutes and 20 seconds a mile.
I’m thrilled. I didn’t expect to achieve my goal to run a half marathon in under 2 hours on the first go of the year. And I definitely didn’t expect it to be on a course with so much uphill in the last few miles.
2015 Spring Fever Half Marathon – 22 March 2015
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Hi, I’m Steve Block. I’m an Iowan, but have lived in Denver since 2007.
I write, take pictures, run, and ride my bike when I can. Most of my writing is in a journal, though the best ideas find their way here. My photography is a long ongoing hobby, and I have photographs on 500px and Flickr along with a smaller photo portfolio at ev-15.