I trained really hard using the RunKeeper app’s subscription only training programs which asked me to run an insane amount of miles. I ran more miles in the last few months than I had ever run in a similar time period before. And yet… it wasn’t enough to beat my own record which I thought I could and was a little disappointing.
The weather was perfect. I slept well the night before. What could have possibly slowed me down? Possible factors:
I skipped my traditional pre-race porta-potty visit
A week of Passover food binging and run skipping the week before the event
Alas, it was not to be.
But here are the positives:
A great result
140th place in my category
Had the race been a month later, I would have been 108th in my category!
I won the famous Cap10K Kirsch Challenge. Take that, Fin!
Will I run again? My legs, at the moment, say no. Ask me again in a few days.
Not too shabby for someone pushing a jogging stroller with a 17 month old kid around downtown Austin. But considering I wasn’t doing that, then it’s not that impressive. At least compared to my previous efforts: