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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) 00:15:56, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.793.1111.90

AM: Finally broke 15:59 on this course.  I almost sabotaged myself however- being cocky and going out too fast.  I know I was thinking to stick to the race plan for this course, but I fell apart that last 1000 meters and should know better given the lack of recovery.  I sloppily passed through the 4k mark at a very presentable 12:24.  However, I then finished with a miserable 3:32 final 1k, which is just... terrible.  My form was awful.  My finising kick is the only thing that saved the effort to make it under time.

Bittersweet end to my "A" goal for this course.  I am happy I was the first to crack it here, but I really wish I was able to enjoy the goal more than I am right now.  In the end, as Drew would say: 'feed this one into the woodchipper.'

PM: 2.6 miles

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