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My Hampton Smuttynose Rockfest Marathon Result

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About Peter Larson

This post was authored by Peter Larson. Pete is a recovering academic who currently works as an exercise physiologist, running coach, and writer. He's also a father of three and a fanatical runner with a bit of a shoe obsession. In addition to writing and editing this site, he is co-author of the book Tread Lightly, and writes a personal blog called The Blogologist. Follow Pete on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and via email.

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  1. Way to go, Pete!

  2. AWESOME! Congrats on the BQ!!

    The weather was great up here in Milan. It must have been fantastic in Hampton. Can’t wait to hear all about the race.


  3. walt chadwick says:

    Dang Pete, that is just great! Please do yourself a favor and recovery conservatively. I know how pleased you must be with that wonderful run.

  4. Congrats Pete! I am so happy for you. I look forward to reading your race report!

  5. Congrats!

  6. RunningPT12 says:

    Great job, Pete! Looking forward to your report!

  7. So glad we got to BQ together! Maybe they’ll let me in the same corral as you!

  8. walt chadwick says:

    whoops, recover

  9. Congrats, dude! That’s a great accomplishment. Have fun at Boston!

  10. Congratulations, Pete!

  11. Awesome, congrats on the BQ!


  13. Pete,

    That’s great! I’m looking forward to the full report. You may recall that we are in a similar place in regards to our training, ages, shoes (I was debating on whether to wear my Kinvaras or not…), etc. and that we corresponded some about our respective efforts to BQ. I’m running Chicago next weekend and still formulating my plan. Looking forward to hearing how it unfolded for you, what shoes you wore, and what pacing strategy you used. Again, well done!


  14. Running Bird says:


  15. Nice work!

    What shoes did you wear?

    • Pete Larson says:

      Sean – went with the Saucony Kinvara, and it worked out great. Near perfect
      shoe for marathon distance, though I’d prefer a bit less cushion in a
      shorter race.

  16. Gratz Pete! Hard work pays off, it does that every time.
    (was it the combo of perfect footstrike and magic shoes?) :)
    Science makes us fast.

  17. Frederic Garderes says:

    Great results, Pete!
    Enjoy the moment. You have been working hard toward this goal.

  18. Ross Jungers says:

    Congratulations, Pete. See you in Boston!

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