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Sunday, November 11, 2012

I am now signed up for the local turkey day race. My 6th year.

I opt for the 5 mile route and can't help but smile when the masses take the left about a mile into the course for the 5K route. The 5M is MY race. I chose the 5K in 2010 and posted my second to slowest pace. My slowest year was in my first year --- 2007.

I want to be better each year --- each year at least a little faster. I'm another year older. Can I beat my old time? Will I beat my old time? When will THAT age thing begin to make a difference?

My slowest race pace is faster than I can manage when training. Why is that?

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TRI_BABE 11/13/2012 7:03AM

    Racing is often a good training tool because we do push ourselves harder than in training. You will do great!

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BEECHNUT13 11/12/2012 9:20PM

    Good luck!

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SPARKFRAN514 11/12/2012 6:55PM

    You are a great Sparker doing a 5 mile race on Turkey day . I will think of you as stuff the Turkey emoticon I am not into running walking is more my thing.
We got Two inches of snow this morning and its now a rain snow mix . Know you beat you time even if only by a minute emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 11/11/2012 9:09AM

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BOSS61 11/11/2012 6:41AM

    It's all you. No one ever used my name and "runner" or "running" in the same sentence. To which, my Doc says "good!"

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MR.NET1 11/11/2012 1:14AM

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