Caesar Rodney Race Notes
Tex gives his recap:
Here are my thoughts about running my first half en route to my first full!
Having never run a race that was longer than 10K I did not have any idea what to expect from the CR half marathon.
I was excited for many reasons though! This was my first half, my first CR, my longest run to this point, my first
"race" back after I took time a year off, etc. I am so thankful to all of the rebel runners who kindly offered me
their advice before the race. Dan (megaphone) was kind enough to give me a goo to try during the race, Kelly
and Jack were gracious hosts before the race, the list goes on! Without every one's help I would not have been
as relaxed and comfortable at the start or during the race as I was.
The wind was awful, and of course was strongest when I was climbing the hill to the turnaround! The last hill
to the finish is infamous, but I survived it all! I went out slow and came in fast (1:27.14). It was a
perfect run- I could have gone faster but that is exactly how I wanted to feel! Thanks also goes out to
Heather for having everyone over after! I again was able to recover in the presence of fellow runners and
share a good laugh or two about our finisher cup!
I am already signed up for the OC half where I hear there is a good chance to PR (under 1:20?!) and again
Lori is graciously going to play host! I expect great things from that half, and from my first full back
in Wilmington on May 18th!
As Loco noted:
Those of you who did CR 1/2 may have already seen this but look who the poster boy for Brightroom Event
Photography for CR is....
Just click on the 1st link down below and check it out!
Way to go TEX!!!!
BBQ remarks on a certain chip mix-up resulting in mistaken identities:
"Either I've been spending too much time in the tanning salon or my timing chip got mixed up with Sammy's."
- - - see below for full investigation
Second Place Male
2. 8:23:43 Rebel Staff (1:40:45)
1 1:30:59 Wesley S M 46
2 1:36:32 Ray C M 46
3 1:39:50 Christopher J M 33
4 1:47:57 Jay K M 24
5 1:48:25 Jack H M 45
6 (1:50:17) Tony C M 42
7 (1:53:00) Samuel M M 26
Third place Female
3. 9:09:02 Rebel Lips (1:49:49)
1 1:32:49 Kelly H F 33
2 1:50:26 Anne H F 54
3 1:52:06 Michelle N F 29
4 1:53:56 Claire N F 34
5 1:59:45 Jennifer B F 25
6 (2:01:00) Lori C F 47
7 (2:06:47) Tricia S F 44
FEMALE AGE GROUP: 30 - 34
3 - HALF Kelly H Gun time 1:32:49
FEMALE AGE GROUP: 50 - 54
3 - HALF Anne H Gun time 1:50:25
Chip Switch Scandal
i was browsing thru the pictures from CR this morning, and when i type my name for the photo search,
BBQs pictures show up! then i typed his name and my pictures show up! also for the results they have
me listed with a gun time of (1:53:00) but on my picture at the finish line the giant clock is clearly
showing 1: 50:16 as the gun time.
who knows what the hell is happening? rigging? i will start rioting! i demand a recount or an election
that is free and fair!!! hahahah!
Chip-switching is becoming all too common among Rebels. We must put an end to this
illegal practice (which of course all started in Virginia Beach). I brought the bags intact
with their correct chips and beer ...I mean bibs... to Criminalowitz's place Sunday morning.
He just happened to be the first to break the news to me so clearly he was involved.
I don't remember who arrived first, but apparently, neither of the victims of this outrageous
crime looked for their name. They just dove in for the almighty chip.
Let this be a lesson to all. Verify things like this, since you could also be helping someone
else avoid grief and heartache (and ribbing).
Criminalowitz will pay for his complicity by picking up the medals won by our mighty
Rebel teams (although I believe only the 5 scoring runners from each team get one),
so show up next week if you can claim one.
...but you'll need to produce 2 picture id's to confirm your legal identity!
"My hands are clean" Tuckin
Sit Down chimes in with COLD CASE FILE email:
After doing a little investigating of my own, I now know who is behind all of this chip switching.
I asked my self a few questions. Who was at the Virginia beach 1/2 marathon(Tricia, Rich Dan Tuckin)?
Who was in charge of chips for CR (Tuckin)? That's right!!!!
Tuckin you are the mad chip swapper!!! CASE CLOSED!!!!
BBQ or Sam???