CVS/pharmacy Strong Legs Run - 10K - Run10k

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Atlanta, Georgia
United States
CVS/pharmacy Strong Legs Run
56F / 13C
Total Time = 8h 00m
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Ate a bowl of oatmeal and a banana. Drove down to Turner Field. Got there waaay too early and read a book in the car.
Event warmup:

Walked around a bit.
  • 1h 02m 37s
  • 6.21 miles
  • 10m 05s  min/mile

I started right at the back but caught up to Mindy (autigers 1998) and her friend Carol after about 1/2 mile. Got passed by a platoon of Marines who called cadence the whole way. Ran with Mindy and Carol for about 1 1/2 miles. I saw Jeff (jg2ga) at the first water stop but he was pretty busy. There was one extremely steep (but thankfully short) hill that I walked up around mile 3.5. I picked it up after the first two miles and ran the last four under 10:00 pace.
What would you do differently?:

Wear a short-sleeved shirt like I originally planned. When I got there it was pretty cold so I put on a long-sleeve shirt. I regretted that decision almost as soon as I began to run.
Post race
Warm down:

Walked a bit up the course to cheer for Mindy and Carol.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Lack of training.

Event comments:

I was very happy with the race. I had not trained as much as I would have liked but was able to beat my previous 10K time by over 2 minutes.

Last updated: 2006-08-20 12:00 AM
01:02:37 | 06.21 miles | 10m 05s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4