Saturday, October 26, 2013

2013 cht ghost & goblin 5k: race photos & results

it was cold - and windy - for the cht ghost & goblin 5k this morning!  when i up it was 30 degrees outside,  by the time the race started, on sherwood island in westport, the temperature had climbed into the 40's, but the wind still hadn't died down.  i wore two long-sleeved shirts, a wool hat, and gloves!  a little overdressed when all was said and done - yet not by much :D

as for the race itself, i ran a 21:38, 6:58 pace (unofficial, since the results haven't been posted).  i was more than happy with that because i haven't done very much speedwork during the month and a half.  the race was notable because 2 guys cut the course in the last quarter mile.  i haven't seen anything like that in years.  when we finished i called them out on it.  all they had was a lame "we were told to go that way" which was b/s - but what else could they say under the circumstance?!

here are the race results.

the rest of my photos are up on facebook.

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