Saturday, May 23, 2009

Wooster Wellness 5K

You knew this wouldn't be pretty. And it wasn't. But I was happy to just make it to the starting line - not to mention the finish. Why do 5K's seem so long?

It turned out to be a nice morning, probably in the low 60s. I did the first mile in 6:40+, the second hilly one in just over 7, and the last 1.1 in 7 and a half or so. I finished in something like 21:20. At least it's not a PW.

This was my first race in the Subway/Ohio Challenge Series. I won't be challenging too many folks this year - I was 5th or 6th in my age group. But I have to get 7 in, and this was a start.

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