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Hot Chocolate 5k?

Sunday, January 27, 2013

So I am thinking about moving my first race from June to March, there is a 5k at Seattle Center and you get hot chocolate and a hoodie! I have a couple friends that would run with me. I decided to see if I could even manage the distance today as I have only ran 2 miles at most since surgery, I ran the fun 3.1 without stopping, of course I managed to find a killer hill and my knees were a tad whiny, but overall I did fine. I finished at 42:28 about a minute slower than my original race time and 7 minutes slower than my PR. It is well within the 15 min/mile pace requirement, but if I had a knee issue I could be in trouble. I want to do it partly to get back out there and get a race under my belt and go back to training and show myself and I can still do this, and part of me wants to keep recovering- but I am afraid if I do that I will always use that as an excuse and I know that I could finish a 5k right now.
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SAMBIDEXTROUS 1/29/2013 12:07PM

    This looks like it will be a fun race!

I'm with L*I*T*A*. Do what you gotta do, but be careful with your knee!

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BROOKLEE99 1/28/2013 3:01AM

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L*I*T*A* 1/27/2013 12:40PM

    take care of the knee first......
all the best with the run.....
blessings and hugs.......lita

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LATTELEE 1/27/2013 1:13AM

  Good luck!

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