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Kettle Falls, Washington
United States
75F / 24C
Sunny
Total Time = 48m 15s
Overall Rank = 111/153
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Pretty sore from sitting on my a$$ at work all day, so I took 800mg Ibuprofen and sat on a bale of straw while I waited for the event to start.
Event warmup:

None.
Run
  • 48m 15s
  • 2.9 miles
  • 16m 38s  min/mile
Comments:

They had water stations at every mile last year, but only one at the halfway point this year.
What would you do differently?:

I found it harder to do a 5K after work than it is to run an entire sprint triathlon on a Saturday morning. I might also eat a little better a few hours before the race. I was completely exhausted and ran out of steam about 4K in. Surprisingly, however, I posted a better time on this 5K than I did at last weekend's Troika Tri.
Post race
Warm down:

Hot tub at Benny's for 20 minutes, and then 630 yards in the pool.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Too tired after working all day and should have eaten more.

Event comments:

It was too hard to do after working all day. I just ran out of steam.




Last updated: 2014-05-23 12:00 AM
Running
00:48:15 | 02.9 miles | 16m 38s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/153
Performance: Below average
Course: Mapped this on MapMyRoute.com, and it says it's 2.88 miles, rather than 5K. However, I'm not exactly sure where the start/finish line was relative to the town map. 9.25.14
Keeping cool Good Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? No
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? No
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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