Tag: 5k

  • 5k PR streak ends – Komen Race for the Cure Kansas City Race Report

    My training has been higher mileage–up to 83 miles in a week the week before last–and geared toward the Chicago Marathon on 10-10-2010. This past week, I ran 30 miles in three days and then took off for vacation in Kansas City.  I had signed up as a timed runner for the Komen Race for […]

  • Anthem 5k (Now with 50% less fail) Race Report

    Course Commentary I’m not particularly fond of the Anthem 5k.  There were 8516 finishers this year.   In years past, this race was entirely run along the downtown city blocks.  While this made the course incredibly flat, every turn in the course was 90 degrees, and there were walkers interspersed with the front of the […]

  • 5k strategy for Anthem

    – Line up in view of starting line. Lookout for anyone with a music playing device, especially if larger than an iPod nano. These participants are in it for the long haul. They will also likely drop their player right at the start. – Run a sustainable-without-throwing-up pace for the first mile. – Mile 2: […]