I ran the Home Run 5 miler in Bernheim Forest this morning.
I’m pretty sure that I was first Yum team runner in. Couldn’t quite
catch a female runner with a Swags sport shoes shirt on.
My time was 37:03 (7’25” pace). The race was a nice hilly course,
with very chilly air. I left my cotton running team shirt on over my
technical shirt the whole race.
My first two miles were run in the sub 7:10 range. Mile 4 had an
steady hill leading to the final turnaround.
The turnaround was 3/4 miles out, just below the crest of the hill. I
made the turnaround at a dead stop and wanted to curse the slight
uphill before the long gradual downhill towards the finish.
In the final stretch, 0.2 miles out, I passed the lead teammate and
pushed ahead, lungs burning, legs numb… and then it was over.
|Total Time (h:m:s)||0:37:04||7:22 pace|
|Moving Time (h:m:s)||0:37:02||7:22 pace|
|Distance (mi )||5.03|
|Moving Speed (mph)||8.1 avg.||13.5 max.|
|Elevation Gain (ft)||+416 / -397|
|Temperature (°F)||48.2°F avg.||48.2°F high|
|Wind Speed ( mph)||W 6.3 avg.||W 6.9 max.|
Elevation chart (pretty flat in comparison my usual routes):
2 responses to “I won my age group at the Home Run”
Hey, that’s awesome! Especially after all of the stuff you’ve dealt with in recent months. NICE work!
well played, good sir.