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Awesome 80s Run - Run5k

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San Francisco, California
United States
Total Time = 28m 46s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
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Pre-race routine:

Ate a banana on the way into the city
Event warmup:

Dancing to the 80s!
  • 28m 46s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 09m 17s  min/mile

Decided to do the 5k instead of the 10k as Keifer was waiting for me in the car and I wanted more time at the post-race as it was sooo much fun!

I lined up with the 5K racers and off we went. I wanted to just have fun and not worry about trying to PR, in face I didn't even set my watch on the chron mode or check what time I crossed to starting mat! It was fun just to run and look at everyone's costumes! There were people dressed in Double Dare outfits from the TV show, Mario brothers, a guy dressed as Eliot from ET, Pac Man, Richard Simmons, tons of neon, Magnum PI...they all had Aloha shirts with mustaches, guys on roller skates.....I just smiled and laughed my way through the course!

It was fun racing "naked"! Wound up finishing about 2 minutes slower than my 5K PR, but enjoying the experience of just having FUN!
What would you do differently?:

Post race
Warm down:

Went back to the car and got Keifer, enjoyed the 80s Cover band!

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Have not been doing any speed work, just building base.

Event comments:

This was a blast to run!!!!!

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Last updated: 2012-10-23 12:00 AM
00:28:46 | 03.1 miles | 09m 17s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Course: Golden Gate Park
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race? Yes
Course challenge
Events on-time?
Lots of volunteers?
Plenty of drinks?
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2012-11-18 3:23 PM

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Subject: Awesome 80s Run

2012-11-18 4:32 PM
in reply to: #4502550

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West Chester, Ohio
Subject: RE: Awesome 80s Run
Having fun at this is the best part.  Awesome 80's run sounds fun!
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