Formerly the Fiesta Bowl Half Marathon, now the Runner's Den Scottsdale Half Marathon. I shouldn't have done this, I didn't train much, am still working off a cold, and the day before, drove to Yuma and back for a friend's funeral service, but it was fun to run with the NWLB/Fresh Hair team, and hey, who says no to Christina? 2:05:09, about at the 50th percentile overall, men, and age group (15/30 -- so I made page 1 of the results) Pretty day, but I'm glad the race ended at 13.1 miles; if it had gone for 13.2, I probably would have had to walk the additional 0.1. Remarkably even splits, however; my pace varied from 9:27 min/mile to 9:34 min/mile, just not in a reverse split, I gained 7 sec/mi as the day went on, alas. Good to run with friends. More photos here.
Was the team shirt ugly enough for you?