Run Maynard, Run! Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com Mon, 10 Dec 2018 06:24:46 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Sat, May 18, 2013 <font face="courier new,courier,monospace">Finished stronger than I should have. Happy with the results. Started out loving the rain. Ended up cursing the stuff. Never got cold until after the finish. I owe Toby a whole heck-of-a-lot for helping me get going down Ogden Canyon.</font> Sat, 18 May 2013 06:00:00 Sat, May 11, 2013 <p align="justify"><font face="courier new,courier,monospace">This never happens--so the fact that it did meant I had to find an internet connection and report about it.</font></p><p align="justify"><font face="courier new,courier,monospace">The Race For Red is a 5k (and a 1 mile fun run) put on by Intermountain Healthcare/Utah Valley Regional Medical Center's Heart and Vascular Services to promote a heart-healthy lifestyle. It's a fun little race.</font></p><p align="justify"><font face="courier new,courier,monospace">I had rolled my ankle earlier in the week on a trail run and the joint and muscle soreness from that stuck with me through Friday. I figured the 5k would end up being an easy, fun run with a finish line.</font></p><p align="justify"><font face="courier new,courier,monospace">The jog over to the start, however, was discomfort-free so I figured I might as well 'rub some funk on it,' as it were...</font></p><p align="justify"><font face="courier new,courier,monospace">3 miles at a pretty consistent 7:41/7:42 and a faster final .1 put me at a 7:39 average pace--at least that's what the Garmin said. RunnerCard officially gave me an average pace of 7:43.</font></p><p align="justify"><font face="courier new,courier,monospace">But the important part to all of this is that in my age division, I was the fastest! Today, I reign supreme!!! 2nd place in the division was 5 minutes slower.</font><br /></p> Sat, 11 May 2013 06:00:00