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8:30 AM

5 km


5:47 mi


162 lb


69 F


8 / 10
8 / 10

Race Result

4 / 300 (1.3%)
1 / 20 (5%)
4 / 150 (2.7%)
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Mokena 5K Dash. Entered this race on a whim this week because I knew I'd be around. Time is a little slow (slowest of the last 6 months), but I'm not too disappointed about it. A win wasn't going to happen today, the winner ran 16:01. Second was 16:20. I am a little more disappointed I didn't push hard for third place. The guy ran 17:20 which would have been really pushing it, but not untouchable for me.

The race got out pretty quick, I held back thinking the guys wouldnt run that fast. Through the mile in 5:45. At that point I was all alone in 4th, no one even close behind me and probably 10 seconds down of 3rd. The second mile I apparently ran faster (11:21 - 5:36), but I lost more distance on the guy. I suppose the third mile was probably pretty close to 6 minutes.

I'm pretty happy with the effort, all things considered, I ran consistent and felt strong, but I've been training pretty hard. I think if I had tried to feel fresh I could have competed for 3rd, but I gotta keep the focus up ahead and just keep accumulating miles. Happy to be under 18 as well.