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Golden Pride Run to London 5K - Run5k

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Cleburne, Texas
United States
70F / 21C
Total Time = 23m
Overall Rank = /
Age Group = 45-49
Age Group Rank = 1/8
Pre-race routine:

Got off work at 06:00 and came home. Ate some cereal and fruit with two cups of coffee. Stomach was a little bothersome.

Event warmup:

Left early to get in a 45 minute run before the race. About half way there I realized I forgot my bib. This is the second race in a row!!! Ran straight to the event and borrowed a phone to call my daughter. Did some speed drills waiting. She showed up just as the race started. Tada!
  • 23m
  • 3.1 miles
  • 07m 25s  min/mile

I used this for my LT test. Haven't done one in a while.
What would you do differently?:

If I was serious about the race it would have been a 15 minute warm up with strides.
Post race
Warm down:

Grabbed a bottle of water and jogged around the park.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Haven't trained for a all out 5K.

Event comments:

This was a good race. I hope they keep doing it. Lots of vendors and food trucks with a variety of stuff to choose from.

Last updated: 2015-03-14 12:00 AM
00:23:00 | 03.1 miles | 07m 25s  min/mile
Age Group: 1/8
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
I had a slightly faster time on my Garmin and I forgot to hit the stop button when I crossed the line for about 15-20 seconds. My time was 22:26. Minus the 15-20 seconds would have given me a 7:16 m/m pace. This is closer to the truth. I watched pace and averages through the entire race.
Course: Simple. Some long hills with not much elevation gain.
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? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2015-04-25 11:38 AM

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