It seems I have a knack for picking goal half marathons that end up happening in warm, humid weather. My last one, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half, was back in September on a day when the temperatures were in the mid-70s and the dew point was pretty much the same.
I decided to run Houston to give myself another shot at running a fast half marathon and hopefully run something that was more indicative of my fitness. I’ve raced and spectated Houston several times before, so I knew that I’d be taking a gamble with the weather. Cold, rainy, windy, hot, thunderstorms were all possible. However, I decided to take my chances, hoping that I wouldn’t have a weather repeat of what I experienced in Philadelphia. Read more >>