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Lofty, potentially physically out of reach goal: sub-15:00 5k. Down to earth, realistic goal: get faster and minimize injury.

Ross K. ran: I started at just und...

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  • 13 miles
  • 01:16 time
  • 05:47 pace
  • 974 calories
  • 0 ft climb
  • 0 max hr
  • 0 avg hr
    • Currently /5 Effort.
    effort /5
good Park to Park 13.1 mi 01:16 05:47 pace

I started at just under a 6:00 pace (5:56 I think at the first mile) and I was in one pack. I decided to move up and joined another pack. I probably reached them some time after mile 3 and one person in the pack was saying the pace when we would hit a new mile. So up through about mile 7 I know we were holding just barely a sub-5:50 pace. I didn't hear him much for the rest of the race, but I spent a lot of it jockeying for position with these people. I kept them close. Then once I hit the last mile I decided to really push and sure enough I dropped the pack and was able to hold strong through the end. This was a tough race, but it turned out really well.

  • Ross S.
    Ross S.

    Like I said before, BEAST MODE. We are going to have one hell of a fall season!

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Kelly T.
    Kelly T.

    Wowzers, great performance! That must've felt awesome leaving people in the dust.

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Christine N.
    Christine N.

    Great job today, Ross!! Fantastic race! And thanks for saving a bit of energy for the enthusiastic cheering at the end of my race!

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Tony S.
    Tony S.

    Outstanding. All the runs in the past few weeks really paid off.

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Heather N.
    Heather N.

    Pretty awesome.

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Robin K.
    Robin K.

    Holy cow.

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Merrideth G.
    Merrideth G.

    Wow. 'nuff said.

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Ross K.
    Ross K.

    Thanks everyone. I really appreciate the support that you all give me. Also I want you to know that you all continue to motivate me to do better. I'm really glad I use this site and as a result have met such amazing and inspiring people.

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Lacey
    Lacey Great Performance
    Great Performance:

    Awesome race today!!! I like hearing stories about the front of the pack :).

    almost 6 years ago