Surrey International World Music Marathon – Half Marathon – Race Recap

Last weekend I also ran in the inaugural Surrey International World Music Marathon, on Sunday.  Yes, I did a Half Goofy on the weekend.

The short version :

The SIWMM 2012 was a fantastic event on a beautiful day, and they exceeded my expectations for a first time race!  Everyone I know, really enjoyed the course, had a great run, and would definitely consider running the race again next year.  I personally ran my fastest, and funnest half marathon, so far in my “running career”.

Spoiler alert : I finished in 1:47:29, which is a 7 min PR for me!!

Now, for those of you who want to read the long version, here it is :

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My Review of Mom’s Training

I’ve been documenting Mom’s progress during training for her first ever half marathon, happening this Sunday at the Surrey International Music Marathon.

This post is dedicated to reviewing what the training program was, how closely she stuck to the plan, and what I think she has learned, and will take with into her next program.  Yes, she is already talking about her next half marathon hehe

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Mom’s Weekly Training Recap – Sept 24 – 30 – Taper & Race Week!

Mom’s 13th and FINAL week of half marathon training :

(Monday September 24th – Sunday September 30th)

Half Marathon training for the Surrey Marathon Sept 30/12

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Weekly Training Recap – Sept 24 – 30 – Taper & Race Week!

This week’s training:  (Monday September 24th – Sunday September 30th)

LAST week of Half Marathon training for the Surrey Marathon Sept 30/12

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Mom’s Review of her 12 week Half Marathon Training

Before running in her first ever half marathon on Sunday September 30th, I asked Mom to do a re-cap/review of her 12 week training program :

Take it away Momma,

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Mom’s Weekly Training Recap – Sept 17-23 – Week 12

Mom’s 12th week of half marathon training :

(Monday September 17th – Sunday September 23rd)

Half Marathon training for the Surrey Marathon Sept 30/12

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Weekly Training Recap – Sept 17 – 23 – Week 12

This week’s training:  (Monday September 17th – Sunday September 23rd)

Twelfth week of Half Marathon training for the Surrey Marathon Sept 30/12

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Weekly Training Recap – Sept 10 – 16 – Week 11

This week’s training:  (Monday September 10th – Sunday September 16th)

Eleventh week of Half Marathon training for the Surrey Marathon Sept 30/12

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Mom’s Weekly Training Recap – Sept 10-16 – Week 11

Mom’s 11th week of half marathon training :

(Monday September 10th – Sunday September 16th)

Half Marathon training for the Surrey Marathon Sept 30/12

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