Poignant Irrelevance

Saturday, April 29, 2006

i broke 53!!!!!!!

i ran my 10k race in 52:42!!!!!!!!!!!!!
8:29 average pace!!
last year i ran 1 hour and 4 seconds
YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i had absolutely no kick but thats because i tried to run uncomfortably for the whole time. i can do better, i know i can. maybe some day i can break 50!

it was raining the whole time but everybody had a blast (i think). of course i felt like i could have left more out there, if i could just find a way to make myself more tired, i could have kicked and ran that much better.

but for now i don't care, i broke 53 baby!!!!!!! that was my optimistic goal.

wooohoo!!!!!!!!!!!

i love this racing thing. i am still learning how to make my body race, and that is the most fun part about it.

more later! yeah!!!!!
*double fist pump*

19 Comments:

  • yes. definitely a big WAHOO for this PR. congrats!

    By Anonymous Audrey, at 4:06 PM  

  • Congratulations!! I thought about you this morning while I ran in the rain and hoped your weather was better. Sounds like it wasn't but you still kicked butt!

    By Blogger mg, at 4:07 PM  

  • Awesome, way to go dude. Thanks again for being an inspiration to others. :-)

    By Blogger Shawn, at 5:07 PM  

  • Great time! And there you go... you don't need a marathon to motivate, some quick, shorter races lit you up!

    By Blogger Mia Goddess, at 6:26 PM  

  • Way to go, Brent! That's an amazing improvement. And in the rain! Woo hoo for sure:)

    By Blogger susie, at 6:56 PM  

  • Amazing, wonderful, awesome!!! Congrats.

    By Blogger Dawn - Pink Chick, at 8:12 PM  

  • That's awesome! Great job. You'll break 50 one day, for shizzle!

    By Blogger Nic, at 8:55 PM  

  • Awesome job!! Way to go!

    By Blogger Rae, at 10:53 PM  

  • Woooohoooooooooo!!!! Great job!

    By Anonymous beverly, at 12:00 AM  

  • Congratulations *Brent! A PR in the rain--that's awesome! You are SO ready for marathon number two. :)

    By Blogger april anne, at 2:27 PM  

  • Way to go!!

    By Blogger Twice the Man, at 6:26 PM  

  • FANTASTIC!!! and in the rain yet! You'll be high for a week at least! You go, girlfriend.

    By Blogger jeanne, at 7:06 AM  

  • Congrats on the PR, no holding you back now!

    By Blogger Jack, at 7:38 AM  

  • you ran that race like a rockstar! Congrats

    By Blogger Running from my House, at 8:06 AM  

  • KUDOS on your PR Brent!

    By Blogger D, at 12:55 PM  

  • Brent, you ran 12 minutes faster than last year and you're "only" shooting to take another 2-3 minutes off your time?!?! You can aim higher than that.

    Congrats on a great race.

    By Blogger Chad Austin, at 3:53 PM  

  • Way to go on the PR!! This is a definitely means for celebration!

    By Blogger Running Jayhawk, at 4:43 PM  

  • i'm with zeke...put that sub 40 goal up on the board! =)

    seriously, b, awesome job. crushing pr's like that is so much fun. all that hard work does pay off, eh?

    By Blogger jeff, at 4:59 PM  

  • congratulations!

    By Blogger Rebecca, at 8:41 AM  

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