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A Tale of Two Races: 2008 Great Race 10K and Chamber Classic Half Marathon

It was the best of races. It was the worst of races. On September 28, I ran a PR in the Great Race, finishing in 50:49. That’s more than 3 minutes faster than last year’s 53:56. The only way I could have been happier is if I’d broken 50 minutes. The Chamber Classic half marathon […]

2007 Great Race 10K

On September 30, I ran in the 30th anniversary Great Race. I finished in a somewhat disappointing 53:56. That’s actually 5 seconds faster than last year’s 54:01, which you might think would make me happy. Well, considering I wanted to beat that time by 4:02, 5 seconds is a pretty disappointing margin of improvement. The […]