4639 total / 0 in 2018

5k <18 min, 10k <36:30, 1/2 marathon <1:20, marathon <2:55, Boston 2014

Reid ran: Yesterday was my firs...

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  • 5 miles
  • 00:42 time
  • 08:27 pace
  • 491 calories
  • 0 ft climb
  • 0 max hr
  • 0 avg hr
    • Currently 4/5 Effort.
    effort 4/5
good Gruesome Grizzly 8k trail race 8 km 00:42 08:27 pace

Yesterday was my first ever trail race, and it was a doozy. But awesome! It's not called "gruesome" for nothing. About 1.75 miles into it, there is a monster hill. 3/4 mile almost straight up. I had to speed hike most of it. The rest wasn't too bad though.

My goal for this race was mostly to just have fun. Mostly because I wasn't sure how leg would hold up. I got some compression socks the other day, and they made a huge difference. I didn't notice a thing! I also wasn't sure how I'd do after a poor night's sleep, after an 11 hour drive the day before. Turns out I did alright. 19th overall and 1st in age group.

  • Alun

    A great race & congrats to first in AG!

    almost 7 years ago Like

  • Ted R.
    Ted R.

    Sweet !! WTG Reid. Very impressive !

    almost 7 years ago Like

  • Nina

    Congratulations, Reid! Sounds like it was a challenging race.

    almost 7 years ago Like

  • Henning
    Henning Nice Job
    Nice Job:

    sounds like fun, and an AG award on top of that. nice job!

    almost 7 years ago