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Just one bite at the apple..

Though my legs felt sore (from that sissy leg routine I did yesterday?) I decided to go outside and turn back when I didn’t feel good. I ended up running my Cornstalk 8.1 mile course 1:27:21 (44:11/43:10) plus a 1.23 mile lower loop (13:18) to get 15K in 1:40:39, or 1:18 *faster* (less glacial?) than my Steamboat 15K, which was run on a course of comparable difficulty in similar conditions. Note: I gave platelets yesterday..no effect at all.

The differences:
1) real coffee this morning and
2) I went out fairly slowly (10:48 for the first 1.03 miles) so I had a heck of a lot left.

Yeah, that wasn’t a race but it made me feel better. And while it was a workout, it wasn’t bad; I feel fine.

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Steamboat gallery of friends:

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Herb; math department member.

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Larry (sans shirt): 70+ years old; crushed pelvis 3 years ago, STILL under 8 minutes per mile for the 4 mile.

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Stephanie, Bears fan..gave me a head butt prior to the race. She’ll be back in 4:30 marathon shape soon.

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Cassie finishes the 15K with a kick…10 minutes ahead of me.

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Mat (my department chair..sans shirt) banging out a 1:25 15K

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Tracy (my bestie) taking 3’rd in her age group in the 4 mile.

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Powerful Jason (religious studies professor) smoking a 1:02 15K

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Andreas from Bradley running a 1:23 as a Clydesdale

 

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T was injured for this one (note the boot) but will be back, strong. She worked the finish line.

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This is a big improvement for Barbara from where she was 1 year ago. She is thrilled to be able to go to races with me again (where they have allowances for walkers).

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Not quite the rear, but pretty darn close.

More of me:

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June 21, 2016 - Posted by | Friends, running |

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