Instead of beating my PR for this course – I tacked on about 10 minutes. The slowest 10K time I have ever run. Whoa!
Regardless, this was a true test of my metal. Many would have stopped but I continued to the finish line like a trooper.
For some reason I was running HOT. Or better put - walking, staggering as the symptoms of heat exhaustion took over.
- muscle cramps and aches, and
Things I did learn:
Not to race when you have a cold.
Drink more water.
Running nude – is not allowed.
Never enter races in the summer.
Run with some cash. (Special thanks to the lady who let me use her cell.)
Pre race snippet: "I hear they moved the finish line."
Favorite shirt: Caricature of Frank Zappa.
“Do not fear mistakes – there are none.” -- Miles Davis