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Fox Firecracker 5K on the 4th of July - Run5k

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Kaukauna, Wisconsin
United States
Fox Cities Triathlon Club
62F / 17C
Total Time = 28m 53s
Overall Rank = 284/635
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

woke up 530, had a banana, coffee, soda.. packed up pies (baked 3 for tri club in support of race), fed kiddo, and peeled out.
Event warmup:

helped set up some flags,cheese give aways... ran to porto potty.
  • 28m 53s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 09m 17s  min/mile

Felt great going out. Passed lots of peeps, got boxed in a couple of times, but no biggie.
What would you do differently?:

Push harder
Post race
Warm down:

Met up with family after getting cool firecracker shaped cheese. Grabbed some coffee and listened to great rock band of teenagers play for a bit.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Happy with time but could have pushed faster.

Event comments:

Great race. Very organized. Nice goodie bag/tshirt.Great mile markers, volunteers, and town business support along the way. Awesome start with sky diving flag holders! Only negative - PA system too loud at end of race. Would recommend this race and would love to see it go to 10k too!

Last updated: 2008-07-05 12:00 AM
00:28:53 | 03.11 miles | 09m 17s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/635
Performance: Good
9:38 at first mile. Seeded self at back of pack.
Course: New race. Circled around town, some hills both up and down. Passed bars with patriotic music playing, bakery giving away foodies.
Keeping cool Good Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Course challenge
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2008-07-05 1:36 PM

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Cheesehead, WI
Subject: Fox Firecracker 5K on the 4th of July

2008-07-05 7:47 PM
in reply to: #1509369

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Subject: RE: Fox Firecracker 5K on the 4th of July
Nice job sounds like fun!
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