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Fremont 5k

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Location:

Seattle,WA,

Member Since:

Dec 30, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

2018: 16:58 5k, 27:42 8K, 37:13 10k, 55:10 15k, 1:18:16 HM

Third Consecutive Intown 10k win (37:13)

Post Mayan Apocalypse PRs:

200 31.13 (2016)

400 69.96 (2015)

800 2:19 (2016)

Mile 4:58 (2017) 

3000 9:34 (2017)

5000 16:55 (2017)

5k 16:58 (2018)

8k 27:42 (2018)

10K 35:16 (2017)

15K 55:10 (2018)

10-mile 60:29 (2017)

HM 1:18:16 (2018)

30K 2:01:56 (2014)

Mar 2:50:07 (2013)

Short-Term Running Goals:

5/20 Beat the Bridge 8k (27:42)

5/26 Memorial Day 15k (Goal=PR=sub 55:42) (55:10)

6/1 Freemont 5k (Goal=PR=sub 17:03) (16:58)

6/10 Rock and/or Roll Seattle Half (Goal=PR=sub 1:18:31) (1:18:16)

Long-Term Running Goals:

where the brave dare not go

Personal:

Crop rotation in the 14th century became considerably more widespread after John.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 90.10 Year: 1700.20
Adizero Rocket Lifetime Miles: 323.35
Asics Hyperspeed Lifetime Miles: 369.13
Mizuno Waverider Lifetime Miles: 509.70
Adistar Ride Lifetime Miles: 520.40
Saucony Type A Lifetime Miles: 253.60
Adistar Rideb Lifetime Miles: 236.30
Waveriderb Lifetime Miles: 466.70
Nimbus Lifetime Miles: 570.30
WhiteHyperspeed Lifetime Miles: 268.50
RedFree Lifetime Miles: 405.55
Saucony Hattori Lifetime Miles: 46.10
NimbusFIRE Lifetime Miles: 260.50
WhiteHyper2 Lifetime Miles: 100.20
WaveriderC Lifetime Miles: 203.95
NimbusVampire Lifetime Miles: 357.50
CelticMirage Lifetime Miles: 312.00
NeonFree Lifetime Miles: 17.80
Nimbus FireB Lifetime Miles: 2.50
Nimbus FireC Lifetime Miles: 0.00
Race: Fremont 5k (3.107 Miles) 00:16:58, Place overall: 10, Place in age division: 4
Total Distance
13.60

Although I broke 5k on the track last year, that was at an untimed all-comers meet.

I've had quite a few race performances that indicate sub 17 ability: the 17:23 in terrible conditions, my 35:16 10k, 27:42 8k, 9:34 3k, 17:05 at altitude. However, my workouts just haven't quite been there.

I resolved to go out hard in this race and hang on, which is not a very smart strategy but I though it would work for going sub 17 with my current fitness. I ran with Ari Schorr and Lance Thompson, two Club Northwest guys that said they were going to hit 5:15 for the mile. I was a little behind them at the mile and I got there in 5:13. I was really straining to stay with them as we had a nice group of about 4 but I just couldn't hack it. I just kind of died after that running 5:33 for mile 2 and then 5:35 for the last 1.107. Those splits aren't as bad they sound due to the terrain, but I definitely fell off the pace.

When I saw the clock at the finish line I strained real hard to get to the finish and I didn't think I had it until I saw the results just now. The finish of this race is about a 500-600m uphill into the sun (yikes).

After I was done I felt a little woozy, but still managed to cooldown with a few club northwest guys.

For anyone keeping score, that's 3 PRs in 3 races. It's especially encouraging that this race was run in far from ideal circumstances. I think that on the track, with fresh legs, I could take off a few more seconds.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Comments
From Jason D on Mon, Jun 04, 2018 at 21:05:11 from 73.144.91.168

Good race. I figured with your recent 10k time, sub-17 for 5k would be doable.

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