Adventures & travels of Sultan ~ serotonin by way of sultonic serendipity
Warning: the following words and images will allow you to vicariously see the world with the eyes of Sultan. Read at your own risk. The name Sultan has many meanings, but derives from the peak Sultan Mountain in Silverton, CO!
The Thunder Road Marathon took place in my hometown of Charlotte, NC. The temperatures early in the morning were close to 18 degrees. Low 20's at the start line. I think this helped me run my fastest marathon to date, 3:37:33 PR.
The key for me running a strong race was keeping a healthy consistent pace. The positive energy from everyone cheering helped me go faster! My little brothers Mooj, Hyze, and my sister Lujain showed up at the finish. Seeing them gave me the strength to push a strong sprint to the finish line.
-Umstead 50 Miles - 3/31/07 - 50 Miles - Raleigh, NC - 9:44:30 - 22nd place out of 107 runners. This run was an attempt to run 100 miles. I decided to drop out at mile 75, my 50 mile time is however counted.