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Weedon Island Parkrun 5k

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Location:

FL,United States

Member Since:

Feb 08, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Certified course PR's:

Mile: 4:28.0 (Florida, Jan 2020)

5K: 15:33 (FL, Jan. 2019)

10K: 34:31 (FL, Sept. 2015)

15K: 50:07 (FL, Feb. 2017)

1/2 Marathon: 1:12:33 (FL, Feb. 2017)

Marathon: 2:26:57 (WA, July 2019)

100k (63.3 miles, trail): 9:11:00 (FL, Jan. 2019)

Personal:

I started running in 2010 and have (mostly) kept it a habit ever since!  

Miles:This week: 35.10 Month: 262.75 Year: 262.75
Race: Weedon Island Parkrun 5k (3.107 Miles) 00:16:12, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
20.094.0124.10

AM: 10.2 miles, 3.5 fast at Weedon Island- a 5k and 10 hard striders.  I had felt pretty beat up this week since the murderous Sunday bridge intervals, so I wasn't expecting to run fast.  I suppose I was aiming for sub 17, just to get another notch on the website, but I felt pretty good so I just kept running hard.  Broke the course record again that I had set last week.

The crazy news was my heartrate was registering very low compared to my normal hard efforts, so I think two weeks from now I'm going to run the course in sub 16.  

The course is definitely turning into home field advantage for me.  I was speeding up, slowing down, angling around turns, avoiding roots/branches, finding the more packed sugar sand, and turning it up at just the right locations.  It will be fun if I ever get another runner out there who is close in speed.  

PM: 13.7 miles 

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