Chattahoochee 10k
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Chattahoochee Road Race 10k – Race Report

The prep for the race started a little odd when Mike’s pre-race words were of “I want to see what you can do without instructions”. No pace or time requirement other than the generic – “negative split, race smart and finish strong.” Umm… ok. Ok. I can do that. I used to do it before when I took races seriously,…

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Dopey Challenge Race Report – 10K

After kicking off the Dopey Challenge with the 5K on Thursday, our strategy should’ve been to kick back and put our feet up. Instead, I dragged everyone along to Harry Potter world in the afternoon. And we walked around a ton (well, du’h!). So I showed up to the start of the 10K on Friday …

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Peachtree Road Race 2014 – Race Report

Peachtree Road Race 10k – An Atlanta 4th of July tradition. A.k.a the party in the morning with 60,000 of your closest friends! This year was my 3rd year “running” it and 4th year taking part in it. It was also my 6th year of being present in the race – running or cheering. In “Training”…

Goals

POV and Goal setting

After yesterday’s Peachtree Road Race (the largest 10k), I realized that a race (or a run) is all about my point of view. POV1It was hot. 82F when I started at 8:18am.It was humid. 90%+.It had hills. Cardiac hill after mile 3 and 2 more hills after that (which we usually forget about).I was feeling…

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Chattahoochee Challenge 10k

This race was a logical progression for me to lead up to the ING half next month. And very weirdly, this is the first 10k I’ve actually trained to run (Peachtree I just walked with a friend; the Labor Day I just showed up and went). It was great weather and a very pretty route…