In case you were wondering how it would feel to race a 5K 6 days after a marathon I will fill you in… It’s ROUGH. So why did I do it? This small, local race has become a little family tradition. It’s the last Saturday in May and always offers some prize money to the overall male and female winner.
Wow. Here is a race report I’ve been wanting to write for a LONG time!! A PR in a 5K?! Me?? That isn’t something I thought I would ever do again. I’ve actually raced this distance more than any other race combined and for years I was content with that little 18:36 PR I set in college. I assumed that
Yesterday’s 5K could have easily been a total disaster: For starters- I had taken two weeks completely off running until Tuesday- just days before the race. I had 3 not so great runs and decided to run this race at the last minute. No speed work (and practically no running) does not usually produce a high quality 5K! I did