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beat the bridge 8k

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Location:

Seattle,WA,

Member Since:

Jul 25, 2005

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Short-Term Running Goals:

  • 5/20 - beat the bridge 8k
  • 5/26 - magnuson series memorial day 5k
  • 6/16 - magnuson series seattle solstice 5k 
  • SUMMER - CNW all comers T&F series 
  • 7/4 - magnuson series summer spirit run 5k
  • 8/18 - magnuson series summer fitness day 10k
  • 9/30 - bellingham bay half marathon 
  • 10/13 - escalante canyons marathon
  • 11/25 - seattle half marathon 

Long-Term Running Goals:

qualify for the 2020 olympic marathon trials in ATL (sub-2:45

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 64.50 Year: 1849.50
TypeA8 Test Lifetime Miles: 170.00
Kinvara Test Lifetime Miles: 292.00
K9 Test Purpleberry Lifetime Miles: 287.00
Haunted Phoenix Lifetime Miles: 269.00
K9 Test Arctic Blueberry Lifetime Miles: 250.70
K9 Test Pinkerton Lifetime Miles: 244.00
Freedom Cut Me Loose Lifetime Miles: 252.00
Bubonic Plague Lifetime Miles: 365.00
Orange Splats Lifetime Miles: 219.00
Race: beat the bridge 8k (4.971 Miles) 00:31:57, Place overall: 10
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

the idea behind this race is that you have to beat the draw bridge at mile 2 which gets raised at the 20 minute mark. if you don't get there in time, you have to stop and wait for it to come back down, but there's a band there to serenade you while you wait. dsch dsch dsch.

i felt pretty tired today, but it's good for me to get back into racing as i work on rebuilding. 

one of the aid stations was doing the wave with a line of volunteers and it was so amazing that i got a short two second burst of speed. i also had an awkward run-in with the one wheelchair participant at the one hairpin turn on the course. he was like hey-oh and i was like oh-hey and we did a bit of a dance and then we were on our way and i ran the rest of the race with cringe-embarrassed face.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Burt on Mon, May 21, 2018 at 14:11:07 from 70.176.85.97

You'll always be that awkward little girl I knew from junior high.

From Russ on Mon, May 21, 2018 at 14:35:52 from 74.114.3.253

nicely done. a rough day = 10th place? very cool.

From Jason D on Mon, May 21, 2018 at 16:56:15 from 73.144.91.168

Good race. An intriguing concept.

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