Sunday, May 17, 2009

A Brisk Run

On a bit of a whim, I signed up to run the Cellcom 5K Run this morning. It's a smaller part of the Green Bay marathon but the half was closed and I don't think I would have been up to that right now as I'm only about midway into my half training. But, why pass up a race on such a beautiful day I say.

There were over 4,000 participants in the 5K and it was a flat course for the most part (if you want to call that one blip a hill). The supposed "highlight" was running around Lambeau Field. Yes, it was painful for this Bears fan, but I conjured up the strength and made it through (heck, it probably made me run faster to get it over with). I ended up finishing in 27:17 which was almost 30 seconds less than the 5K I ran last month. (I'll take anything I can get at this point). I was 194th out of all the women and 21st in my age group. I'll have more official numbers as they update the site, but I'm pretty pleased with the results. I got to hang afterwards with Ms. N who also had an awesome race and took in all the post-race festivities including a nice massage. Next race is the MadCity Quarter Marathon next Sunday.

1 comment:

Jess said...

did i mention i think you have a mental sickness? it is called a love for running. although, i do think the race this weekend was just an excuse to visit madison! :)
have a good time and run becca run!