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Run for the Music 10k

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Location:

Naples,FL,

Member Since:

Mar 29, 2011

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

400m - ATC:  1:08   May '11

800m - ATC:  2:32   May '11

1600m - self-timed:  5:?? 

5k- Vinings Downhill 5k:  18:34  Sept, '11

10.k - Mardis Gras 10k:  39:15   Feb '12

Half - The Scream:  1:23:59  Jul '11

Marathon - Ridge to Bridge:  3:06:23   Oct '11

Completed 13 Marathons & 2 50k & 1 Century ride

Short-Term Running Goals:

Run injury free

Upcoming Races:

Sept. 14: - Erie Marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Sprint down Boylston Street once per year

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 10.00 Month: 109.00 Year: 404.40
ST-6 Racer Lifetime Miles: 223.50
Boston Adizero Red Lifetime Miles: 607.00
Boston Adizero White Lifetime Miles: 430.00
Nike Free Lifetime Miles: 362.00
Nike Trail Lifetime Miles: 327.20
Boston Classic Lifetime Miles: 362.50
Adidas Marathon TR Lifetime Miles: 155.90
Vertical Feet Climbed - 2011 Lifetime Miles: 75701.00
Kinvara 2 Lifetime Miles: 31.80
Adios Lifetime Miles: 277.90
Ghost GTX Lifetime Miles: 328.00
Karhu Flow Formula One Lifetime Miles: 166.30
Brooks PureFlow 2 Lifetime Miles: 153.70
Adios II Lifetime Miles: 147.40
Adios 2 Lifetime Miles: 150.20
Race: Run for the Music 10k (6.2 Miles) 00:44:52, Place overall: 22, Place in age division: 3
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.200.000.006.2012.40

Tough racing conditions, 70 & 97% humidity. My goal was no 7's & pick it up if I could. In hindsight, I should have gone 7:30, 7:15, 7 00, and go from there. Started out 6:53 with a pack of about 8, 7:00 flat for miles 2 & 3 & at turnaround I knew the 'back' was going to suck. At the next water table I walked & flipped a cup of cold water upside down on my head & let it drip out to cool me down. It was at this point I threw 'race pace' out the window ... & repeated the walk/water dousing at @ 2 more water stops. I did manage a 7:36 & 7:39 for miles 4 & 5. I pi led up a little with a 7:16 mile 6, and closed with a 6:44 pace. I do not like 10ks ... particularly in 97% humidity! I ran another 10k recovery miles in the evening on sand at a 9 minute pace with lots of walk breaks ... I enjoyed the second 10k alot more!

Comments
From Tom Slick on Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 10:26:37 from 173.117.149.122

Rabbit races (5K & 10K) are tough, I think they are harder than doing marathons. Congrats on winning 3rd place in your AG and bringing home the bronze!Too bad your doing the Erie Mary in Sept, you should check out the Huntville "full Monte" in Utah in sept, it's a Double "BQ" in one mary!!!!! Super course....

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