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Pacific Open Water Challenge - 5K Run - Run5k


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Long Beach, California
United States
60F / 16C
Overcast
Total Time = 21m 11s
Overall Rank = 11/181
Age Group = M 35-39
Age Group Rank = 7/15
Event warmup:

Swam the 1 mile race at 7:00; quick trip to the car to change for 8:00 run start.
Run
  • 21m 11s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 06m 49s  min/mile
Comments:

New PR and first time under 22 minutes. Wasn't sure how I'd feel after finishing the swim. Took out mile 1 at a nice clip and then waited to see what happened over the middle stretch. Polar auto lap showed another quick split at mile two, and the flat course made it easy to bear down from there. Ran the last mile in a little pocket between the lead group and the rest of the pack. Negative splits. Passed by none.
What would you do differently?:

That was about perfect for me.
Post race
Warm down:

Some water and a bit of walking to cool down. Chatted with WaterDog66 (Tim) who ran the 5K as a warmm-up for his other 5K (swim, that is).




Last updated: 2007-07-01 12:00 AM
Running
00:21:11 | 03.11 miles | 06m 49s  min/mile
Age Group: 7/15
Overall: 11/181
Performance: Good
Course: Along the bike path in front of the Belmont Olympic Swimming Center. Flat as a pancake with a little wind.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Too easy
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities:
Race evaluation [1-5]

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2007-07-01 5:27 PM

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Subject: Pacific Open Water Challenge - 5K Run


2007-07-01 7:51 PM
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Subject: RE: Pacific Open Water Challenge - 5K Run
What a great run! Congrats on getting your best time.
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