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Guthrie Gallop 5K - Run

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Sayre, Pennsylvania
United States
55F / 13C
Total Time = 28m 5s
Overall Rank = 63/161
Age Group = F40-49
Age Group Rank = 6/31
Pre-race routine:

Registered and picked up Mom's packet early, watched the 10K go by the parents' house, ran home to get sunglasses, and then Dad drove us to the start.
Event warmup:

  • 28m 5s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 09m 02s  min/mile

I was pleased with this effort. This was my first event since coming back from my injury last fall. I have very little base, but I ran pretty consistently and felt pretty good. Start was a little chaotic - the horn went off rather suddenly surprising a lot of people.
What would you do differently?:

More miles!
Post race
Warm down:

Walked around a little trying to find water.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Lack of training due to injury

Event comments:

Always a fun race. They really should have water available right at the finish line so you don't have to go searching for it. They should also consider having a timing mat at the start of the 5K so that the times reflect chip time (they are gun times).

Last updated: 2016-05-12 12:00 AM
00:28:05 | 03.11 miles | 09m 02s  min/mile
Age Group: 6/31
Overall: 61/161
Performance: Average
Garmin splits: 8:40, 9:11, 9:07
Course: Standard Gallop course
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
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

2016-05-12 9:11 AM

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