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Race To The New Year - Run5k

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carmel, Indiana
United States
Washington Township Parks and Recreation
63F / 17C
Total Time = 23m 41s
Overall Rank = 94/295
Age Group = 40-49
Age Group Rank = 20/48
Pre-race routine:

Got up at 6 am went to IHOP for breakfast. Came home, went to the bathroom, then drove to Carmel to register.
Event warmup:

Ran for 10 minutes to get HR up and loosen up legs.
  • 23m 41s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 07m 37s  min/mile

First split was 6:54, then downhill from there. Ave. pace was 7:37. I pushed pretty hard. I knew my HR was high, but I didn't look.
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:

Walked around, stretched, ate a banana, a couple cookies, and some Gatorade.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

I train mostly for endurance, so I am not to used to going fast.

Last updated: 2008-12-26 12:00 AM
00:23:41 | 03.11 miles | 07m 37s  min/mile
Age Group: 20/48
Overall: 94/295
Performance: Good
Ave HR: 177, Max 182
Course: Some of it was straight on a park pathway, and some wound through the park up a couple hills.
Keeping cool Good 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: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2008-12-27 4:30 PM

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Lafayette, IN
Subject: Race To The New Year

2008-12-30 10:54 AM
in reply to: #1873726

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Silverton, Oregon
Subject: RE: Race To The New Year
Great race Greg!!!
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