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April 1st, 2006

Racing away

I ran my first 5k of the year this morning (hence the slightly late Ping) and did pretty well. Though I was about 30 seconds off my time from last year, I still had my best run of the year and kept an amazingly even pace, with my minutes/mile exactly the same for miles 1, 2, and 3. I even finished first in my age bracket, though I think there may have only been one other person in the bracket.

This particular race is a fun one because it’s very low-key and mellow. No fancy t-shirts here, only a pencil. Entry fee? $3. Prizes? Weird trophies. And best of all, the people are friendly. I haven’t run and really hardcore races yet, but I don’t really feel a burning desire to, either.

Any other runners (of any skill level) out in Pingland?

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FROM: Steve A
DATE: Tuesday April 4, 2006 -- 8:35:46 am
My reasons for running:

1) To get somewhere rapidly;
2) To get AWAY from something rapidly.

I'm trying to ration my heartbeats and running just uses them up needlessly.

;-)

Ciao,



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