Sunday, November 13, 2011

19:36 :)

This will have to be short, but I did decide to go ahead and run that 5k today (and my official time was 19:36). I'm glad that I ran. I know the turkey trot course is .1 long, which will make it harder to break 20.

To be honest, I didn't want to run. It was right in the middle of the day, we had lots of chores to do, and everyone is still recovering. But Thursday I did another mile time trial. This time I clocked 5:43, which made me think that I should put in the effort to race.

Again, I'm happy that I did. Overall, I ran a smart race. My first mile was 6:16, and from there I just did my best to hang on. I was the first female finisher, which was cool (although it really just points out that the race wasn't very competitive).

The only downside is that my asthma has been acting up since the race, but that's okay. I haven't run that fast in almost a decade...

I hope everyone else had a good running weekend too!


Ana-Maria RunTriLive said...

Hurray! Congrats! Awesome job! Thrilled for you, and so happy you ran! Race report?
I am so excited to see what you can do at the half marathon distance this winter! Sub 1:30 for sure:)

Jenn said...

I totally beg to differ with "the race wasn't very competitive". How about you just ran a smokin' fast 1st place WORTHY 5K. This is really an awesome time! I can't dream of this pace! Congrats!!

And besides this wicked 5K, a 5:43 mile in training!!! AHHH! Great job.

Karen said...

What an awesome time! Not very many women can run a 5K that fast, you totally deserved 1st place. Amazing!

PS- Your eyes are really pretty.

Mary IronMatron said...

Sub 20!! Woot! And congrats on the win!
And a 5:43 in training? OMG! I would have sh-t myself with glee!

Happy Feet 26.2 said...

wow! so impressive! I will never be able to run those times, but love reading about it.

Raina said...

Super Job!! That is awesome..the 5k and the time trial both are AMAZING. So glad after the junk from a few weeks ago you were able to get in another race.

lindsay said...

my EIA acts up after some chilly runs or hard-effort runs (not that i've done either of those in a loooong time ha). congrats on your race and win!! a win is a win!

Michelle said...

I agree with Jenn- it was competitive, you were the winner. great job!!

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