Sunday, September 26, 2010

Hey, I beat 2,001 other people! 

Never having run more than 4.1 miles, I ran today's Great Race (6.2 mi.) while averaging 9:57 per mile! Given the modest amount of training that I've done, my history of laziness, and some creaky body parts, I'm quite proud of myself.

I felt pretty good throughout. I could feel the ongoing soreness in my IT band (which I had never heard of prior to hurting it), but it didn't bother me until afterwards, when I tried to stand up after the bus ride back to the starting line. That wasn't so good. And tomorrow won't be fun. But the race itself went just fine.

Here's the little time thing from the website:

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