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Bank of America River Run - Run10k


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Wichita, Kansas
United States
Wichita Festivals, Inc.
85F / 29C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 04m 13s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Up early and drove to Dr. Speedo's apartment since he lives just a few blocks from the start line. Oatmeal and coffee for breakfast.
Event warmup:

Out the door for a 15-minute warm up jog. Hot and sticky already.
Run
  • 1h 04m 13s
  • 6.24 miles
  • 10m 17s  min/mile
Comments:

New course + chip timing made this race AWESOME this year!

I lined up in the back, saw some friends, waited for the (real) cannon to go off. Love this race, part of the Wichita River Festival and just awesome.

First mile was congested but expected. Things cleared out and I just focused on running steady. I am not nearly as fast as I have been in the past, but I'm okay with that and okay with my pace today. It was hard but I felt I did the best I could on that day.

3 water stops but I passed on the last one, despite it being incredibly warm and humid.

Dr. Speedo ran in with me the last 1/2 mile or so, that was SO nice!
What would you do differently?:

Nothin - it was great!
Post race
Warm down:

Walked back to Michael's apartment and got ready to drive to Salina.

Event comments:

Wichita Festivals puts on a great race! Chip timing is a huge improvement. Since they changed the festival from May to June, times will get slower but still an amazing race.




Last updated: 2011-05-16 12:00 AM
Running
01:04:13 | 06.24 miles | 10m 17s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Course: New course this year - really lovely!
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
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: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

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