Tuesday, November 23, 2010

I Need Your Help Y'all

I was planning to run a 10k on Thursday. I'm feeling pretty good about a new PR. I think I've got more room for improvement here than the 5k.

But today I see this. I'm all conflicted. What's a Type A person to do?



(Edit: They are 2 seperate races. The 5k is at 8:00, the 10K starts at 8:30.)

8 comments:

  1. I would be tempted to do both because it is a good deal, like buy on get one half off, but I would probably only try to race one of the distances. Either use the 5K as a warm-up or race the 5K and then run the 10K for fun. You're more of a rockstar than I am though. You can probably place in the 5K while still holding back!

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  2. Thanks Brit :) But they're anticipating about 3,000 runners, so I'll be aiming for just personal satisfaction. If I do both, I'd race the 5k all out, then give the 10K whatever's left over.

    I did a similar double back in March and used the 10K as a chance to run with Emily and get in some extra mileage.

    I'm curious to see what I can do in the 10k. But of course if there's something harder, I feel the need to do it. I may just flip a coin to decide.

    I can't believe they get so many people to do the "Goofy Challenge" each year at Disney. Now that's some crazy stuff.

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  3. I'd just do the 10K personally. And this is coming from one of those crazy people that has done the Goofy Challenge. ;-)

    Doing them back to back on the same day is the crazy part I think...only about a 10 minute rest before you have to go run a 10K?

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  4. I think you want to do both, so go for it! :)

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  5. do it! I love combo races like that...

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