Completed the Will Run For Beer Series!

Yesterday was the last race in the Smuttynose Will Run for Beer Series.  It was a series of 8 races from January 1-June 22–all offering a beer to runners of age, after the race!  When a  runner registers for the series and completes 5 races, they get a running jacket.  Most of the races were 5Ks although there was a 4 miler and half marathon option.  (I ran 4 5Ks and the 4 mile race).  One of the good things about this series is that it got me started running earlier in the season (my first 2 races were in March).  And the shorter distances allowed me to really work on my sped.

I did really well in the series, and while I don’t have my overall series results yet, yesterday I finished the 5K in 25:07 at a 8:06 pace.  Even better, I finished 6th out of 129 in my age group.  (I always set a goal of top 10% so this is a great result.)

And I got a great jacket!

Now it is on to some longer distances and the hot and humid summer races…

 

Comments

  1. That jacket is better that the green one from The Masters! Congratulations!!!

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