Saturday, June 9, 2012

5K Recap

Today I ran my second official 5K.  I came in a little faster than last year (a little meaning under 30 seconds). However, this year a few things were different....

I ran the entire thing. I did not walk once.  Last year I had to walk quite a bit.  I think that's because I was trying to run too fast or too hard maybe. It seems as though it would have to be that since I walked so much last year.  Obviously if I wasn't a whole lot faster this year and walked last year I had to make it up somewhere.  I'm thinking I ran faster than I should've last year. 

I was also exhausted after the race - last year.  This year I wasn't. Honestly I probably could've run longer. I'm sure I could've done the 10K this year....I may have had to walk a little of it, but who knows.  All I know is I haven't ran that far in a while without walking.  I must be in a little better shape...even after just having surgery a month ago and only running for two weeks...AND before that I was focused more on BR than running.

So...I'm proud of myself for that. Maybe even slightly impressed. Even though this is my second 5K, this is the first time I can say I ran the whole thing.

I had a good time; lots of fun and it was nice to run with friends off and on, and talk with others after.  It was a good morning; great way to start my Saturday!!

I might not be fast but at least I run!!!


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