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CRIM Festival of Races - Run10 Mile


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Flint, Michigan
United States
CRIM Foundation
85F / 29C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 35m
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Late as usual. Rode up to Flint with Alaina and Ryan; well, actually I slept most of the way up there. We got to the race site, fought the 40,000 other people trying to pick up packets, and managed to find Rick, who had a bagel for me (thanks Rick!). I chowed on that while I got my stuff together and managed to get into the pack just as the race started.
Event warmup:

Bagel chowing.
Run
  • 1h 35m
  • 10 miles
  • 09m 30s  min/mile
Comments:

This was an interesting race.... very entertaining. The first 5 miles or so was a game of dodge the walker. And all along the way there was intersting things to see....
Mile 2: the frat house with the Krispy Kreme doughnuts.
Mile 2.5: the lady screaming "Praise the Lord" with every step.
Mile 3: the girl that answered a cell phone while running.
Mile 3.5: "Czar Ted welcomes you."
Miles 4-6ish: gospel music...lots of it.
Mile 5ish: Karaoke guy.
Mile 6ish: death metal.
Mile 8: MrM!!!
Mile 8.5: the worst rendition of ACDC I've ever heard.
Finish line: popsicles!!!

Good times. :)
What would you do differently?:

Show up on time.
Post race
Warm down:

Popsicles and pizza

What limited your ability to perform faster:

My slow ass.

Event comments:

One of the strangest races I've ever done. But I'd do it again! :)




Last updated: 2008-08-19 12:00 AM
Running
01:35:00 | 10 miles | 09m 30s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Course: Hills through the lovely town that is Flint (wish I had the sarc font).
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 3

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2008-08-25 8:13 AM

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2008-08-25 8:38 AM
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Coach
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Subject: RE: CRIM Festival of Races
considering how weird you are you prob felt at home!
2008-08-25 8:44 AM
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Iron Donkey
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She's weird?  Naw, she be my e-sis!

What was missing at this race was a headless, legless, armless, well-hung mannequin and an alien.

Maybe you were in Horror Movie 5 as an unannounced extra?

PRAISE THE LORD, ROBYN!

2008-08-25 11:14 AM
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Subject: RE: CRIM Festival of Races

Actually I believe the death metal at mile 6 was actually gospel death metal.  It was from a christian radio station.  Really really strange.  I had a beer but passed on the Krispy kreme, although i probably should have gotten one as I dropped my gu about .5 miles later.

Great Job.

2008-08-26 8:10 AM
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Sounds like an interesting race.  Nice job.
2008-08-26 8:21 AM
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At least you were kept entertained while you ran.


2008-08-27 6:16 PM
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Subject: RE: CRIM Festival of Races
I went to school at GMI - which is now Kettering, or rther home of the frat house with Krispy Kremes.  You were in my old neck of the woods!  Great job none the less chica!
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