Sunday, May 27, 2007

Red Hook 5k!

So we finished up our 8-week beginner training with a bang! We did a practice run of the race course on Thursday. It was 90 degrees and HOT! We all finished cranky, but we were at Red Hook, so went in and had a beer and food - what could be better than that (will run for beer!).

So on to the 5k - Today's race went ok. I had a stomach ache, so mile 2 was a bit of a pain (literally.) I finished the first mile in 12 minutes, second in 11, third in 13.....for a final time of 36:23. A PR for me, since it was my first race! It can only get better! Red Hook / Runners Alley puts on a good race. Maybe I'll do another!

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