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Saturday, April 20, 2013

I registered for two 5K races this weekend. Today's was in my hometown and Sunday's is about 40 miles away. Both are on very flat courses so I was thinking that I might have my best 5K time on at least one of them. I did that today even though my time would seem slow to many of my SparkFriends. What really shocked me was that I was first in the over 60 age category. I've received various prizes in my life for mostly not athletic efforts, but I never got a trophy before. I may never get one again and it wouldn't matter, but it did put a smile on my face and a bigger one on Judith's.

Tomorrow's race is on an old railroad bed that has been paved. I think I have a good shot at beating the PR I got today and I'm going to give it a real effort. There will be a lot more serious runners competing though, so I don't have any visions of getting to the podium again.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MOBYCARP 4/21/2013 7:26PM

    Congratulations on winning the over 60 trophy! I've won best of age group (55-59), but I've never been faster than the over 60 winner in any race.

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CLRWILLIAMS25 4/21/2013 3:50PM

    Congratulations on your PR!

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MEXGAL1 4/21/2013 2:16PM


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SW33TINSANITY 4/20/2013 10:54PM

    Good luck

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SISTERPRETTY 4/20/2013 10:49PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon good luck

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