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Polar Bear 5k - Run

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Denver, Colorado
United States
BKB Ltd.
40F / 4C
Total Time = 21m 54s
Overall Rank = 16/283
Age Group = M40-49
Age Group Rank = 3/23
Pre-race routine:

Sit in car with heater cranked to stay warm. Sugar-free Red Bull, Honey Stinger, 3 Redline.
Event warmup:

  • 21m 54s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 07m 02s  min/mile

Well organized kick in the pants.
What would you do differently?:

Start at front of pack rather than 3/4 of the way back. The race start was spent hopping over dogs, small children, baby strollers....
Post race
Warm down:

Propel, bagel, and freezing wind.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Potential cardiac arrest.

Event comments:

Nice way to spend Sunday morning. Race raised money for a worthwhile cause, which is terrific and leaves participants feeling great.

Last updated: 2006-01-29 12:00 AM
00:21:54 | 03.11 miles | 07m 02s  min/mile
Age Group: 3/23
Overall: 17/283
Performance: Good
Avg. HR: 170.
Course: Approximately a lap and a half around road in Wash Park.
Keeping cool Good Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Too easy
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2006-01-29 1:21 PM

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Subject: Polar Bear 5k

2006-01-29 3:24 PM
in reply to: #334250

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Official BT Coach
Englewood, CO
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Subject: RE: Polar Bear 5k
Great race!  Sorry I didn't get to meet you!  3rd in your age group is awesome!
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