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Race Result

Racer: Anne Pastorkovich
Race: Round Robinson 5K
Date: Saturday, November 3, 2007
Location: Fairfax, VA
Race Type: Run - 5 km
Age Group: Female 40 - 44
Time: 0:29:31
Overall Place: 71 / 142
Comment: One nice hill at mile 2, but an enjoyable course.

Race Report:

Windy this a.m. - hard to keep warm! Wore three layers!

Nice, relatively small race. The hill I had heard so much about at around mile 2 was not at all up to its evil reputation - it is the long, gradual kind of hill that can be fun and enjoyable to run up if one is in the mood for a hill. I guess I was in the mood for a hill. I am not a fan of short, steep, hamstring-screaming moguls, btw.

I liked the course. It was not at all interesting, scenery wise (it was literally around Robinson), but it wasn't boring, either. Can't figure out what exactly I liked about it (maybe the hill?), but it is a course that I would definitely want to run again. I could definitely recommend this race to those who have not tried it for next year.

The long sleeve t-shirt came in handy afterwards, I must say. (Thanks to race directors who opt for long sleeves for fall and winter races.)