tough day for me. I knew I wasn't ready to run fast. i was hoping to run 10:30 pace but my final time was @ 11:51 pace. I really didn't know what to expect from the altitude and the hills and I was not ready for that at all. Mike's phone gave the following splits for us for the first 6 miles 9:30, 10:18, 10:35, 10:58 (hills), 10:31. 10:10. I didn't stay with Mike much longer than 6.5 miles. He finished in 2:17:24. I fought off thoughts of stopping. I knew I had slowed down alot and I just tried to hang in there. I am super sore in the quads which makes me think that the climbing was most of the challenge. Anyway.. I ran a half marathon when I was 16 and did it in 75 minutes in Nebraska. i'll never see times like that again.