Sunday, July 31, 2011

My FIRST Age Group Award!!

Yes, I took 3rd place in my age group in this morning's Electric Bolt 5K in Ann Arbor!  
It was so exciting!!  It wasn't a PR for me, but it was a great race!

It's a pretty cool medal - and that means a lot from me as I've donated all of my medals so far :)  
The glass was for all age group winners - I just put a blue washcloth in it so you could see the design.

You can't really read the Garmin, but my time was 30:56 which is a 9:59 pace and a 3rd PR for me 
(29:59 is my best and 30:40 is my 2nd and YES, I keep track of these things).  
However, this race felt better than those two!

I'm going back to bed for some much-deserved sleep after the longest/craziest/busiest week of my life, but I'll recap it all later tonight!

12 comments:

  1. Way to go!! That has happened to me several times.. placing when it isn't even a PR for me. Medals always feel so great around your neck! I love the cool lightening bolt.

    Don't forget to order your Road ID! Hahaha did you do it?

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  2. Congratulations!! Great job :)

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  3. Great job, and nice swag from the race! Rest up, you deserve it!

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  4. That is so awesome!! For real! Congratulations, speedy!

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  5. Congrats. Glad to hear it! Nice medal!

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  6. how awesome is that!!!!

    love the medal and the glass, so even if you decide to donate your medals, you'll still have something to look back on!

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  7. Thats awesome!!!! Nice job!!!! That medal is pretty snazzy!

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  8. congrats!!!!! that is so freaking awesome, I love the medal and the glass

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