The Nashville Half Marathon, the Swamp Rabbit 5K, and the 100K Tour de Cure in 8 days. What could go wrong, right?
With two days of reflection, here are my reflections on the 5K as I go forward: 1) I kept a good pace for the first two miles. I ran the first two miles under 17 minutes, and that was after I took my foot off the gas because I was worried about how fast I ran the [...]
Six months ago, I raced my first 5K since my knee surgery as part of a gut-check on whether I still had racing in me. I ran it in 29:59 – a time that satisfied my ego. This weekend, I shaved more than 2 minutes off in a race that featured a better course, a blazing sun, [...]
OK, it wasn’t this dramatic. We didn’t even have numbers… Looks like I actually finished my first triathlon. OK, it wasn’t sanctioned or even really any kind of official distance, but I did complete a swim-bike-run event tonight. I can’t say enough about this triathlon class at the Life Center. The instructors were great, Kendra is an [...]