Sunday morning, I awoke to pouring rain and excitedly got dressed in head to toe dry fit. I have never raced a 10k before!
It was sooo easy to park, and with 1,600 people I was slightly worried about parking on the plaza. Yeah, it's not Chicago but still 1,600 is a lot for a plaza locale race.
Gun time was 7:30, and it was still spitting rain. I love rain running!! Remember my PR at Rock the Parkway two years ago? Rain and hail.
Within the first half mile I knew I dressed too warm but I didn't want to take off my jacket so I somehow managed to strip off my dry fit shirt.
The course was gorgeous, even in the rain, and incredibly flat. Thhaaaannnnk you!!!
There is something to this 10k thing, after I finished I didn't feel like I wanted to die or kill anybody, but it was a good distance to be proud of.
I took it really easy because my knees literally feel like they are going to snap, and still finished in under an hour. Which was my goal! Win!
Have you ever ran a 10k?
What's the biggest race in your area?
What's your favorite distance to run?