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Offline Arrojo

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Thanksgiving 11/24 runs
« on: November 24, 2022, 10:49:20 AM »

My slowest 5K ever was also one of my best! I was able to run on my Achilles without pain! (OK after five weeks of not running it was more of a run/walk but still). I kept looking down at my foot suspiciously but it held up.

Next up, I was asked to go to Cuba in a couple of weeks to represent American old guys playing softball against a bunch of Cuban old guys in the Friendship games.  Icing my foot now.  So much to be thankful for.


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Offline Fast Eddie

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Re: Thanksgiving 11/24 runs
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2022, 03:43:38 PM »
Just a plain olde 10K this morning in Canada.

One day I need to head down to run the Turkey Trot in Buffalo. 127th running this year. Friend who was running it today said roads were clear, but snowbanks were huge.


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Offline DrT(weekendwrAcur)

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Re: Thanksgiving 11/24 runs
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2022, 09:48:04 PM »
First ever Winter Park Colorado Turkey Trot

Advertised “about 5k”

I measured it as just over 4K (they shortened the route a little due to conditions)

12*F overnight, up to around 17*F by the 9:30am start. About 1/4” fresh snow overnight. Roads and paths “mostly” clear of ice

Not a PR, only slipped once on ice (but did not fall). Sub 6:00/km for me.

Top 100 overall got medals and I medaled.
Top 10 got a free beer at the brewery. i did not “podium”.

Fun day in the sunshine. 10km total for me after tacking on some walking and another bit of running

 

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