Friday, July 13, 2007

Race Report: Marathon Sports 5-Miler

hot, at least the sun was very bright, temp 75-80
went out fast to get good position, downhill and pole in course
Mile 1-5:28
tried to stay in control-not too fast
worked with groups
Mile 2-5:51, 11:19, first series of hills
lots of jostling-too much
worked to get tangents
Mile 3-5:51, 17:11
stitched around mile three
recovered slightly ran with lead women
Mile 4-6:30, 23:41, stitched again
walked two telephone pole lengths by water stop
Mile 5-6:12, red-faced and needing to walk it out
demoralizing. not my race
Finish 29:54, 5:59 pace, 46th overall, 11th Master

Results on Coolrunning

Photo: Courtesy of Jim Rhoades

2 comments:

  1. Bummer about the bad ending. Revenge is sweet though, and it will be yours. Rest up.

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  2. What do you mean "hot"? Look at all that shade in that pic :)

    Tough race. I feel your pain.

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