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  • KIRK_T Legend 279 posts since
    Jun 25, 2010

    Yesterday was the 2011 Rock 'n' Roll Dallas Half Marathon.

     

    A cold front had moved in over night so the sunny 80 degree temps were gone, good & bad.

    It was about 48* for the start which was a little cool for waiting for the start, but almost perfect once we started running.

     

    I was in Corral 3 which was about a 1:50 pace group. I had 2 game plans depending on how my calf was feeling, if it was not 100% I would just stay with the group for an easier pace,

    if all was good then Start with the group for the fir 3 miles then settle into a comfortable quicker pace for the next 7 miles. The first mile I was having issues with my Garmin starting due to the lap history being full. I finally got that corrected about .8 into the race and started to focus on the race. Unfortunately I don't have any info on the first mile.

    I think I was with the group for two miles. .  then I pulled away. I thought it was a very nice course. There were a couple of hills, but the inclines were gradual.

    About mile 8 I came up on the slower group of runners and while trying to navigate through them I started talking to another runner next to me. I found out he had been pacing behind me for most of the race. We found out we were targeting the same finish time so we ran together from there on. It was about mile 10 when my plan was to pick up the pace for the last 5K.

    That is where he fell behind. I did see him again at the finish area and he had just missed his goal of 1:40. It was a great feeling to have pulled away from someone about 20 years younger than you.

     

    I did tough it out after the race for the concert, which was great.

     

    Next up is the Country Music Half April 30, this will be my daughters first Half.

    2011DallasGarmin.jpg

    2011DallasResults.jpg

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    2011DallasMedal.jpg





    Kirk: Started running again at 50.

    2010: 4-5K 1-3.5 mile 2-Half Marathon

    2011: 3-5K 1-3.5 mile 1-8K 1-10 mile 16-Half Marathon 1-Marathon


    Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon 01/15/2012 3:28:33 PR & BQ

    F^3 Lake Half Marathon 01/28/2012 1:48:34

    Shamrock Shuffle 8K 03/25 43:29

    Chi Town Half 4/01 1:57

    Illinois Marathon 4/28 3:56

    Wisconsin Marathon 5/05 3:56

    Lake Geneva Marathon 5/12 3:56

    Rockford Marathon 5/20 4:08

    Soldier Field 10 Mile 5/26 1:31

    Run for the Zoo 5K 6/03 19:57 PR

    13.1 Chicago 6/09 1:50

    North Shore Half 6/10 1:46

    Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 7/22

    Chicago Half 9/09

    Fox Valley Marathon 9/16

    Chicago Marathon 10/07

  • mimiisarunner Legend 329 posts since
    Nov 12, 2009

    CONGRATULATIONS KIRK! TRULY AWESOME!!!! You are getting faster with every event!





    FM! 3/4/2012 New Orlean RnR - 5:49:55! PR!

    10K PR 1:11:22 ( 11:49 mm)

    5K PR 30:20 !

    Ran 4 HM's in 2011

    HM 11/13/2011 PR!!! (2:35:53) Pensacola, FL

    HM 12/3/2011 (2;39:27) Ran for fun and training St. Judes, Memphis, Tn

    HM 01/07/2011 (2:48:23) First Light HM - Mobile, AL (My very first HM)

    HM 02/14/2011 (2:40:23) Mercedes Benz - Birmingham, AL

    2013 Events:

    1-5-13 Ms. Blues HM 2:44:57

    1-13-13 Gulf HM 2:40:xx

    2-24-13 Disney Princess Half Marathon

    3/20/2013 Azalea TR 10K

    4-7-2013 Pensacola Beach Half Marathon

  • PaintingLady Legend 906 posts since
    Dec 12, 2009

    Kirk, I loved reading your report and seeing the garmin chart. You should be really proud of your accomplishments.442 out of almosl 11,000!  Wow!   Are you a Kenyan???

     

    Marie





    Marie from Tennessee

    Training for Disney 2013 Goofy Challenge.....Yes, I'm certifiably CRAZY!

    61 year olds must be out of their minds to run a half marathon followed by a full the next day!

    Disney Half Marathon 1/7/2012 2:37:59

    Bear Hunt 5K 9/24/11 28:28 pb

    Trojan Trek Trail 5K 8/6/11 31:45

    Expo 10K 5/28/11 1:01:28,

    Expo 10K 5/26/12 1:05:39

    Eastman 10K 9/8/2012 1:01:11 pb

    "Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us." Hebrews 12:1


  • KIRK_T Legend 279 posts since
    Jun 25, 2010

    Thanks everyone.

     

    No Marie I don't have any Kenyan roots. Just a strong competitive spirit.





    Kirk: Started running again at 50.

    2010: 4-5K 1-3.5 mile 2-Half Marathon

    2011: 3-5K 1-3.5 mile 1-8K 1-10 mile 16-Half Marathon 1-Marathon


    Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon 01/15/2012 3:28:33 PR & BQ

    F^3 Lake Half Marathon 01/28/2012 1:48:34

    Shamrock Shuffle 8K 03/25 43:29

    Chi Town Half 4/01 1:57

    Illinois Marathon 4/28 3:56

    Wisconsin Marathon 5/05 3:56

    Lake Geneva Marathon 5/12 3:56

    Rockford Marathon 5/20 4:08

    Soldier Field 10 Mile 5/26 1:31

    Run for the Zoo 5K 6/03 19:57 PR

    13.1 Chicago 6/09 1:50

    North Shore Half 6/10 1:46

    Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 7/22

    Chicago Half 9/09

    Fox Valley Marathon 9/16

    Chicago Marathon 10/07

  • TGriffin55 Amateur 11 posts since
    Aug 31, 2010
    I'll Drive all Night and run for Blue Bell Ice Cream!
    Saturday was the Blue Bell Ice Cream Fun Run.    I was very worried about how I would do at this race.  First,  I had requested Saturday off, but I didn't request Friday off, and of course I had to close the store Friday night.  I didn't get out of there until well after midnight.  Leta didn't have everything ready so we had to come back to Kerrville.  We packed up, took care of the animals and had to get something to eat.  Then we drove all night to Brenham.  We were one of the first to arrive (about 6 am) and set-up was just getting started.  Within 2 hours over 3,600 runners had arrived.

     

     

    I went in to pick up my race packet, but they couldn't find my registration. I"m thinking, "Oh great,  I don't have money for another registration, and we just drove over 200 miles (1 way!) for nothing."  But the volunteer sent me over to the "race director".  I explained I had registered online and she called over to 'race day registration" and told them to get me registered and get me a shirt!  It was great the way they handled the situation.

     

     

    I walked back to the car and noticed my 'arch' was really bothering me...so much so  that I was limping.  I changed into my running clothes.  I tried stretching and massaging my foot, all to no affect.  We watch the kids run their mile race.  About 15 minutes before the start of the 5k I walked up the hill to the starting area, limping most of the way.  I continue to stretch and massage the foot, but STILL no help.  At this point I decide I would walk the race, and if it was bothering me too much I would retire from the race and earn my first DNF.  We started the race.  I had my earphones in and I watched the mob of people running the 5k (over 1,600) funnel through the beginning gates, that register the chip starting times.  I was back with the stroller brigade and the dog walkers.  I was so "caught up" in the start that as soon as I got funneled through the gates, I began to jog.

     

    After we left the high school campus I looked up and could see a long way down the road, the went out of town over the rolling hills, and noticed that as far as I could see were a mass of runners and walkers all intent on completing the run.  It was a very inspiring sight.  I also noticed a young lady running on a prosthesis leg in front of me.  Another inspiring sight.  It was about this point I noticed my foot wasn't bothering me at all.

     

    I had a good race with a PR time of 36:34  (since this was the first 5k I had register to "run" it was sure to be a PR!).  I walked about 3 times for 2-3 minutes each time.  Leta didn't see me cross the finish light, but since we were parked right there, we watched and cheered the finishers.  The  crowd would cheer very loudly for the elderly finishers and others that obviously had struggled to complete the race.  After the race, I enjoyed 1delicious cookies-n-cream ice cream sandwich donated by Blue Bell.  Yum!  What a great race!

     

     

     





    c25k Status:

    W 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

    D 1 2 3


    Race Results

    04/10/10 ORS Marrowthone 5K - 48:20

    08/07/2010 Run Clark Lake 5K - 46:29

    08/14/10 BWL Hometown Power 5K - 45:37

    10/10/10 Falling Waters Trail Wildlife Marathon 5K - 44:47

    02/25/11 Llano's Not So Fun Run 1 mile - 11:49

    04/09/11 Blue Bell Fun Run (5K) - 36:34

    04/25/11 Fredericksburg Wildflower Run (5K) -32:37 PR

    07/04/11 Freedom Day 4 Miller - 48:12 PR

  • SteveBikeRun Legend 455 posts since
    Aug 3, 2010
    Currently Being Moderated
    185. Apr 10, 2011 10:28 AM (in response to coolbikermom)
    Re: 50 and over, 5k and beyond - Race Reports

    I did the Lake in the Hills (Illinois) Run Thru The Hills 5K this morning.  There's good news and not-so-good news.

     

    Did you ever set a 5K PR and finish in the top one-third overall, BUT still finish sixth out of seven in your age group?

     

    In the past, my age group (60-64) has had three or four for this race.  This year, there were seven in the AG.  The top six of us finished within two minutes of each other.  First was 25:35 and I, in sixth, was 27:37.  That means that there are still lots of competitive old people out there.

     

    The weather this year was in the low 60s with sun and a light breeze, good running weather if a bit humid.  The race runs through the older section of town and has several challenging hills (hence the name, duh).  I did the first mile in 8:37 (too fast), then slowed to 8:56 and then 9:13.  My overall pace was 8:54, still good for me, but not good enough to place.  I don't charge down the hills, but go more slowly to avoid knee and foot problems.  The last mile is almost all a gentle uphill.  Overall, I was pleased with my performance even though I finished near the bottom.  Next year, I will move up to the 65+ age group.

     

    One thing about my Garmin.  We started and finished in almost the same place (the finish line was slightly uphill of the start line), but it showed total ascent/descent of 449/388 feet.  Even with the elevation difference between the start and finish, there should not be a difference of 61 feet.





    --Steve

    Completed in 2012:

    The Qualifier HM, Midland MI, May 2012, 2:58, 80+ degrees

    Dam to Dam 20K, Des Moines, IA, June 2012, 2:17, PR for this race

    Garry Bjorklund HM, Duluth, MN, June 2012, 2:20

    Fox Valley HM, St. Charles, IL, 9/16/12, 2:23

    Des Moines HM, 10/21/12, 2:19

    Tentative plans for 2013:

    Wisconsin (Half) Marathon, Kenosha, WI 5/4/2013 (registered)

    Dam To Dam 20K, Des Moines, 6/2/2013 (registration opens March 20th)

    Grandma's (Half) Marathon, Duluth, MN, 6/22/2013 (if I get picked again in the lottery)

    Des Moines HM, 10/20/2013 (registered)

  • Sunshine3 Amateur 12 posts since
    Oct 17, 2007
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    186. Apr 10, 2011 1:35 PM (in response to coolbikermom)
    Re: 50 and over, 5k and beyond - Race Reports

    Just finished my first half marathon this morning.--Gulf Coast Half Marathon.  Humidity in the 90's--temp about 71.  My time: 2hrs 29 min and 15 sec--was 1st in my age division-Female 60-64.  Was happy with my time and place.

  • KIRK_T Legend 279 posts since
    Jun 25, 2010
    Currently Being Moderated
    187. Apr 10, 2011 3:21 PM (in response to coolbikermom)
    Re: 50 and over, 5k and beyond - Race Reports

    Today was the Big opening race for the Chicago running season, the Shamrock Shuffle.

    It is the world's biggest 8K race, there were 40,000 openings.

     

    The race starts & ends in Grant Park and heads North then west through downtown Chicago.

    Then heads back east to Michigan Ave., and down to Roosevelt up a good sized hill then back north into the park.

     

    Normally the race is in March and usually snowing & cold, this year they moved it into April.

    Just as luck would have it today was unseasonably warm. 68* at sunrise and quickly into the 70's once the sun cam out

    from behind the clouds at start time. It was really well run with separate entrances into the start corrals.

     

    My plan was to run about an 8:00 average pace depending on how everything felt.

    Well it all felt good so I just let it go and found a comfortable pace. The temperature was not bad running by the tall buildings,

    once we came out into the more open part just before 3 miles it got warm. The last two miles were hot.

    Right at the end where we made the turn to head east to enter the park was a nice hill, not too steep but at that point it was a challenge.

    Everyone around me groaned as we started up. Then it was down hill and flat into the finish.

     

    I had a great time and was close to a 5K PR (currently 21:31).

     

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/216451_1936462421430_1538452094_32186781_3550768_n.jpg





    Kirk: Started running again at 50.

    2010: 4-5K 1-3.5 mile 2-Half Marathon

    2011: 3-5K 1-3.5 mile 1-8K 1-10 mile 16-Half Marathon 1-Marathon


    Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon 01/15/2012 3:28:33 PR & BQ

    F^3 Lake Half Marathon 01/28/2012 1:48:34

    Shamrock Shuffle 8K 03/25 43:29

    Chi Town Half 4/01 1:57

    Illinois Marathon 4/28 3:56

    Wisconsin Marathon 5/05 3:56

    Lake Geneva Marathon 5/12 3:56

    Rockford Marathon 5/20 4:08

    Soldier Field 10 Mile 5/26 1:31

    Run for the Zoo 5K 6/03 19:57 PR

    13.1 Chicago 6/09 1:50

    North Shore Half 6/10 1:46

    Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 7/22

    Chicago Half 9/09

    Fox Valley Marathon 9/16

    Chicago Marathon 10/07

  • PaintingLady Legend 906 posts since
    Dec 12, 2009
    Currently Being Moderated
    188. Apr 10, 2011 5:14 PM (in response to KIRK_T)
    Re: 50 and over, 5k and beyond - Race Reports

    Congratulations to T, Steve, Sunshine & Kirk.....you guys are fast!!





    Marie from Tennessee

    Training for Disney 2013 Goofy Challenge.....Yes, I'm certifiably CRAZY!

    61 year olds must be out of their minds to run a half marathon followed by a full the next day!

    Disney Half Marathon 1/7/2012 2:37:59

    Bear Hunt 5K 9/24/11 28:28 pb

    Trojan Trek Trail 5K 8/6/11 31:45

    Expo 10K 5/28/11 1:01:28,

    Expo 10K 5/26/12 1:05:39

    Eastman 10K 9/8/2012 1:01:11 pb

    "Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us." Hebrews 12:1


  • Jasmine1972 Legend 927 posts since
    Sep 24, 2009
    Currently Being Moderated
    189. Apr 10, 2011 7:12 PM (in response to PaintingLady)
    Re: 50 and over, 5k and beyond - Race Reports

    I agree Marie - they definitely are ZOOMER - BOOMERS!!  That I should ever do a sub-10mm run.  Congrat's to you all for your great race times.





    Jo Ann C

    Started Walking 7/15/09 Weight = 265#; C25K Grad 11/6/09

    8/30/09 5K (62:42) 262# 10/2/10 5K (37:44) 206# 3/26/11 5K (36:42) PR 202#

    6/19/10 10K (83:47) 208# 3/6/11 UAH 10K (79:18) 200#

    6/27/10 IronGirl, Atlanta Tri S 1/3m/B 18m/R 3m (2:42:10) 207#; 5/15/11 - (2:34:08 200)#

    9/25/10 Women's HM, Nashville (3:27:10) 209#, 11/13/10 Huntsville HM (3:17:27) 203#

    2/13/11 Mercedes HM, B'ham (3:02:02) 203#; 3/19/11 Rocket 10mi (2:13:37) PR

    4/30/11 RnR HM Nashville (3:10:12); 5/15/11 5/30/11 Cotton Row 10K (84:36) ;

    6/11/11 Mt. Mania 15K (2:17:12); 7/16/11 Wet Dog Tri (98:56);

    8/13/11 Mtn Lakes Tri; (2:13:32); 8/28 Rocketman Oly Tri; 9/10 Frantic Frog Tri (1:52:35)

    9/24/11 Womens HM (2:54:28) 195# PR; 10/1 Toray 5K (35:35 PR);

    10/15/11 Liz Hurley 5K (36:24); 10/22 Book-it 10K (74:51 PR) 197#;
    11/12/11 Huntsville HM - Target 2:50

  • mimiisarunner Legend 329 posts since
    Nov 12, 2009
    Currently Being Moderated
    190. Apr 11, 2011 6:43 AM (in response to KIRK_T)
    Re: 50 and over, 5k and beyond - Race Reports

    Congrats to all who raced this weekend!

    You all did fantastic!!!!

     

    Kirk! You are really a speed demon!

    I am very impressed!





    FM! 3/4/2012 New Orlean RnR - 5:49:55! PR!

    10K PR 1:11:22 ( 11:49 mm)

    5K PR 30:20 !

    Ran 4 HM's in 2011

    HM 11/13/2011 PR!!! (2:35:53) Pensacola, FL

    HM 12/3/2011 (2;39:27) Ran for fun and training St. Judes, Memphis, Tn

    HM 01/07/2011 (2:48:23) First Light HM - Mobile, AL (My very first HM)

    HM 02/14/2011 (2:40:23) Mercedes Benz - Birmingham, AL

    2013 Events:

    1-5-13 Ms. Blues HM 2:44:57

    1-13-13 Gulf HM 2:40:xx

    2-24-13 Disney Princess Half Marathon

    3/20/2013 Azalea TR 10K

    4-7-2013 Pensacola Beach Half Marathon

  • urun2me Pro 194 posts since
    Jun 7, 2010
    Currently Being Moderated
    191. Apr 11, 2011 9:09 AM (in response to mimiisarunner)
    Re: 50 and over, 5k and beyond - Race Reports

    Ran the Fiesta Mission 10K on Saturday. The day dawned with overcast skies, temperatures in the high sixties, and humidity at 97%! The line of cars pulling into the parking lot of the county park held runners and their families, many decked out in Fiesta attire (bright colors & goofy hats). I ran into a few friends I hadn't seen in a few years and spent time catching up.

     

    I jogged around the park for about a mile to get the blood flowing and the lungs opened up, and still trying to decide how to approach the race. As the start time approached, everyone began to drift to the starting line. I tried to figure out a place at the back of the pack that would allow a little space to run my own race.

     

    With a cry of "Viva Fiesta" the race started and the pack began to funnel its way to the starting line. Getting across the line was not the problem, stuffing over 600 runners onto a four to five foot path was! We had to settle into the pace of the person in front of us and wait for an opportunity to find open ground. I don't remember much about the first two miles, all focus was on trying not to run into anyone or get run over by anyone! At one point I passed on the left edge of the paved path and rolled my left ankle - nothing major, just enough to remind me to be careful.

     

    I soon came upon a fellow runner who looked like he knew what he was doing and was holding a pace that mimicked mine. We struck up a conversation, traded stories and had a great time for a few miles. It sure made the time and miles fly by. The course was out and back and took us across several wooden hanging bridges. It is the strangest feeling to run across one of those bridges with other runners as it bounces up and down, seemingly at random. I almost thought it might be easier to stand on the bridge and let it bounce me forward rather than trying to fight the strange undulations. The guy I was running with told me the same thing happens on street bridges, especially when 8,000 runners cross at the same time!

     

    At the 4.75 mile point I was still feeling pretty good. I hadn't pushed the pace at all, had just relaxed and enjoyed the morning. I took a walk break and decided that a 10K felt a lot better than a half marathon, not much farther to go. As I leaned forward slightly to start running again, I felt my left ankle go pop. I hadn't rolled it again, it was a forward flex that caused me to feel that strange pain. As I continued to run I realized that the pain was not caused by the running motion, so I carried on.

     

    Soon enough, I saw the finish in the distance. I picked up my pace a bit until I realized that the course took us to the right of the finish line and then into a loop around the park before arriving at the finish. I told myself to take it easy, not get too excited, it wasn't over yet! I made my way around the loop until there was just one more turn before the end. I went into that easy speed mode and raced to the finish. I heard someone coming up fast behind me, but I just thought, "Not today, sister", and sped up a bit more.

     

    As I crossed the finish line, I stopped my watch. My goal had been to finish in an hour, but the run had been so easy and I had spent so much time chatting and enjoying myself that I thought there was no way I could have reached my goal. When I looked down at my watch, it read 1:00:00. I just laughed - would a second faster somewhere have killed me?! I didn't have time to check out the official results, so I left the park before getting my actual time. They weren't posted online until this morning. I finished with a 1:00:34. I'm please with that time and with how it felt. I've made a lot of progress in the last year and have plenty of motivation to keep running.

     

    As for the left ankle, there's no swelling, but it's still not quite right. I took the day off on Sunday, then did a five mile easy run this morning. It gave me no trouble until the very end and still only hurts with a particular flex of the foot. It's the strangest thing.

     

    I think I'll do a 5K early net month and then wait until the fall for another organized race.

  • Ladytrekker Rookie 1 posts since
    Jun 25, 2010
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    192. Apr 11, 2011 9:21 AM (in response to coolbikermom)
    Re: 50 and over, 5k and beyond - Race Reports

    I am so new to this overweight and over aged but here goes it and hooked on it:

     

    Vystar 5K January 2011- 58:05

    Race to the Taste 5K March 2011 - 53:35

    Nocatee Adventure Race April 2011 - 4:59 (a 5 hour AR including canoeing, running, biking)

     

    Disney Everest Challenge 5K May 2011

    FL ROC (run obstacle challenge) 5K September 2011

  • Scrufffy Legend 252 posts since
    Dec 2, 2010
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    193. Apr 16, 2011 9:56 PM (in response to coolbikermom)
    Re: 50 and over, 5k and beyond - Race Reports

    Scruffy's "Peace and Love 5k" race report:

     

    16 April 2011

     

    Race packet pickup was inside a building where it was over 75 deg. That is where I did my stretching, saying hi to the friends I just met,  and general getting ready. I went outside to a windy 44 Degrees to do a short warm up for an 8:00 am start. 

     

    The warm up run was horrible. I felt like I couldn’t run a mile let alone 3. I was out of breath and stiff upon returning to the starting line.   I stripped off my jacket and pants and waited in the cattle pen, shivering,  for the start.  It took me about 6-7 seconds to cross the start line. For my personal record, I’ll take 6 seconds off the “official time”.

     

    The course was essentially flat. A small downhill grade at the start, and a bit steeper and longer up hill run just before the 3 mile mark.  The start and finish were not co-located.

     

    The first mile was the toughest. I was still feeling a bit awkward and wondering if I was picking the right pace. I decided to just concentrate on relaxing, keeping form, and see what happened. There wasn’t much in the way of scenery, so I mainly focused on the course ahead, the police cars, and the runners. The times they gave for splits were rather strange and didn’t agree with my Garmin.  I was passed by maybe 12 runners in the first mile and then settled into following a pack of about 15 runners. The second mile was easier (and a bit slower). The third mile was mentally easier because, at this point, I was settled into a stride that I was comfortable with and we were heading toward the barn which is always easier. Anytime you see the end approaching I think there is a relief that helps one keep going. (The old "horse and barn" effect.)

     

    During the race there was two boys around 8 and 10 with (I assume) their mom running at around the same over all pace as me. The boys would sprint past me followed by their mom, then stop and walk where I passed them. This cycle was repeated about 5 times until around 2.75 miles where I passed them and did not see them again until the finish. I had the feeling that mom could run in the low 20 minute range as she kept herding them on, stopping to tie the younger one’s shoe, and other mommy things, as she smiled and just kept pace never seeming to breath hard.

     

    I passed 10 runners in the last mile (not counting the boys and their mom) and three passed me, but I caught and passed those three at the end with an all out, crazy man, sprint. According to Garmin my sprint at the end was a 6:30 min per mile pace.

     

    My “Official Time” was 29:11   I was more than happy as I would have gladly taken 29:59.9   or anything under my stated goal of under 30 minutes!  Still, I’ll record the 5k time for myself by subtracting the time it took to get to the the starting line, making it 29:05   This I’ll consider my Old Fart PR. I doubt I’ll ever reach the times I ran 30 years ago.
    Second Place, Male Senior ( 60 and over).

    Placed 47 th overall Male
    Placed 83rd, over all, out of 227
    Official time 29:11.2
    Average pace 9:24

     

    Splits according to Garmin:
        Mile 1        9:20
        Mile 2        9:25
        Mile 3        9:18
        5k         28:41
    These would indicate a faster than the “official time”.

     

    Received a great breakfast for two, a stainless steel water bottle, a red ribbon, and some great memories.

     

    So I guess it is time to generate a new goal. I’ll have to give it some thought because I feel that I would be best served by concentrating on increasing distance rather than speed at this point.





    Spa5k, 11/04/10, 30:58 2nd place senior

    Peace and Love 5k 3/16/11 29:05 1st place senior

    Toad Suck Daze 5k 30 April 11, 28:29 1st place age group

    2011 Spa 5k 11/19/11 25:55 1st place senior Personal Best, 2nd career

    Looking for a 10 k to run and if that goes well, a HM next spring

    A body at rest tends to stay .... on the couch!

    Jack

  • PaintingLady Legend 906 posts since
    Dec 12, 2009
    Currently Being Moderated
    194. Apr 17, 2011 6:19 PM (in response to Scrufffy)
    Re: 50 and over, 5k and beyond - Race Reports

    Great job Jack!!





    Marie from Tennessee

    Training for Disney 2013 Goofy Challenge.....Yes, I'm certifiably CRAZY!

    61 year olds must be out of their minds to run a half marathon followed by a full the next day!

    Disney Half Marathon 1/7/2012 2:37:59

    Bear Hunt 5K 9/24/11 28:28 pb

    Trojan Trek Trail 5K 8/6/11 31:45

    Expo 10K 5/28/11 1:01:28,

    Expo 10K 5/26/12 1:05:39

    Eastman 10K 9/8/2012 1:01:11 pb

    "Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us." Hebrews 12:1


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