23 Dec '13, 1pm

Pam Smith shares her race report from her 100-mile track world record. Entertaining as always!

Pam Smith shares her race report from her 100-mile track world record. Entertaining as always!

The switch in the game plan came pretty early, right around five hours in, for at that point my confidence was actually building and I really felt like I had a good chance of being able to get under the world track record. And in the US, you aren’t “old” in the running world until you are 40, but world age grouping actually starts at age 35 and I was on pace for the world age group 12-hour mark as well. The hardest part was convincing Mac that I should change my goal since he has heard me talk about doing 24 hours at Desert Solstice for an entire year. I think he didn’t want to see me miss the world records and then be so spent that I failed on my original goals, too. But I really felt like I had it in me and that I wouldn’t be disappointed to abandon my original goals, if it meant that I would end up with two world records. And with that, he gave up scolding me for laps u...

Full article: http://www.irunfar.com/2013/12/pam-smith-100-mile-track-w...

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