Corbett Wins Half at the Hamptons

Manchester Running Company’s Carrie Corbett was victorious in the Half at the Hamptons on February 23rd in Hampton, NH. It was Corbett’s second victory of the young season and a great confidence builder as she is training for her first Boston Marathon in April.

Complete Results

Corbett was the women’s winner with a very impressive time of 1:22:50 and was the 21st finisher overall. Corbett’s pace was a very brisk 6:20 and and was a solid 40 seconds in front of her nearest competitor.

Carrie ran an aggressive first ten miles of the race, hitting between 6:08-6:14 pace per mile before cruising in with 6:25’s for the last 5k. Corbett said she slowed down just a touch near the end with no help from a tantalizing last stretch of the race where you could see the finish line for nearly two miles. For the victory, the top woman received a handsome gift pack of “the best first place prize ever – a six pack of Smuttynose Brown Ale, a Smuttynose sweatshirt, a $25 gift certificate to Portsmouth Brewery, a $25 gift certificate to a local restaurant in Hampton”.

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