Tuesday, June 10, 2014

10K GWB Recap

On Sunday, I ran an unexpected 10K.  I had planned on the 5K.  The 10K was starting at 7:45am and Saro went and got in line for that one around 7:35.  The 5K was starting at 8:15 so I was just hanging around - I saw 2 of my coworkers and my aunt.
 
At 7:50, they had called for EVERYONE to line up, so I figured they were just starting early.  Not once did they mention it was just the 10K.  I couldn't have been the only one who started early!
 
So, I start running and I knew it was the 10K when we got to the END of the bridge (2 miles from the start).  I've done this 5K 2 times before and we always turn around in the middle of the bridge. 
 
Anyway, I did it!
 
Distance: 6.2 mi
Pace: 11:43 min/mi
Official time: 1 hour & 13 minutes (Map my run was way off and I did NOT go swimming in the Hudson River!)
 
 
Saro finished in 1 hour & 2 minutes and at exactly 10 min/mi!
 
We had fun and the weather was perfect.
 

3 comments:

  1. LOL, you didn't swim in the river? Map My Run apparently thinks you did.

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  2. That's funny! Way to tough it out!

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  3. Your map is hilarious!!!
    Way to finish a 10k, not knowing you were going to run it at the start!!

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