“I Actually Got Faster As The Race Progressed”

Richard Garcia of Fort Worth, TX set a new PR at the Grandma’s Marathon. His official time of 2:49:44 placed him 189th out of over 6,000 finishers. We love his splits ever more as he accomplished this new personal best by running the second half of the race over 1-minute faster than the first (1:25:39/1:24:05). [Full Results]

Richard Garcia Sets New Half Marathon PR Despite High Temps

Despite temperatures near 80 degrees, Run SMART client Richard Garcia managed to set a new half marathon PR in San Antonio last weekend. Richard finished 3rd in his age group in 1:19:22, a new personal best by over two minutes (Full Results).

Richard purchased a 15-week marathon training plan with a goal of running 2:50 so he’s well on track to reach his goal at the Dallas White Rock Marathon on December 4th.

Good luck, Richard!