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2006 Arnold 5K Pump and Run - Run

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Columbus, Ohio
United States
Run Ohio
38F / 3C
Total Time = 08m 46s
Overall Rank = 81/470
Age Group = Male
Age Group Rank = 76/377
Pre-race routine:

Pump (Bench at 7:30 a.m.) Check-in at 7:15 a.m. Sip of coffee before the pump. Banana after the race, stretch, wait, drink water before the 5K. 3 hour wait between the pump and run. Minimal sleep the night before.
Event warmup:

Did some push-ups before the pump. Ran on High Street and near Exhibit Hall F, probably 1/2 mile to 3/4 mile.
  • 20m 46s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 06m 41s  min/mile

1st mile too fast---Splits: 6:14, 6:56, 7:03
What would you do differently?:

Not be sick and get some sleep. Not worry about the weigh-in so much.
Post race
Warm down:

Almost keeled over and passed out. Coughing up junk for 10-15 minutes afterwards. Walked for awhile and reclined in the car.

What limited your ability to perform faster:


Event comments:

Good atmosphere as Arnold started the race for us, he was late but he was there! Do not get there so early for the pump part of the event. Next year be ready to rock and roll on the bench! Nice effort considering I had been sick most of the week.

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Last updated: 2005-12-24 12:00 AM
00:20:46 | 03.11 miles | 06m 41s  min/mile
Age Group: 76/377
Overall: 81/470
Performance: Good
Aggregate time of 8:46 with a pump of 24 presses, 20:46 minus 12 minutes = 8:46
Course: Downtown Columbus, Ohio
Keeping cool Good Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? No
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2006-03-06 5:24 PM

Noblesville, Indiana
Subject: 2006 Arnold 5K Pump and Run

2006-03-10 6:29 AM
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Woodbridge, VA
Subject: RE: 2006 Arnold 5K Pump and Run
Sweet never heard of this kind of multisport event, interesting!!
2006-03-10 9:25 AM
in reply to: #362533

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Subject: RE: 2006 Arnold 5K Pump and Run
I was really hoping to do this race this year.  It was closed when I went to register.  Next year.  Good showing though!  I need to get my 5K under 22 minutes this year...great race for ya! Congrats.
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