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Monday, March 19, 2012

Spectrum 10K Deets (PR!) and a winner


I ran the Spectrum 10K on Saturday. I was sporting my Active Bands green glitter headband because the race was on St. Patrick's Day and I don't own any green running clothes. I ran this same race two years ago and set a 10K PR, running it in 54:51. On Saturday, I set a new PR:

50:32

8:09 Pace

210/776 Overall

79/460 Women

18/80 Age Group


I shaved more than 4 MINUTES off my previous time! Needless to say, I was am pretty dang happy. I went into it with the goal of setting a new PR and felt confident I could do it because I had trained for the race, I knew what to expect, and I have been injury free for a while now. And I did it.

Even better than a PR...my little family at the finish (even if Bean won't look at the camera)


Finishing the race also meant I can add the St. George Marathon to my list of upcoming races because I did the Runner Series again this year. In spite of swearing off marathons after St. George last year, I decided to give it another try. Third time's a charm, right?

And now to make someone else happy...

The winner of the Vega One giveaway is Trumbelina. Please email your mailing info to me at ihaverun@hotmail.com!


*Vega generously provided the shakes for the review and to give away in exchange for my unbiased review.

25 comments:

  1. Congrats on your new PR! Fabulous job!!!

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  2. HUGE PR!!!! Congratulations!!!
    and yes 3rd time WILL be the charm!!!

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  3. Congratulations on the huge PR!!

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  4. Whoa! Awesome job Speed Racer! That's an amazing PR.

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  5. Fantastic PR, congratulations!

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  6. Congrats on your PR! I am so happy for you!

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  7. Congrats on a new PR and sharing it with your family!

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  8. CONGRATS SPEEDY FRIEND!!! love this. ST GEORGE IS YOURS!!! this year. i just know it!

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  9. Congrats!!! That is a huge new PR!

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  10. Congrats Candice! I am so so happy for you and it looks like you had a fun weekend with your family. :)

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  11. Wow, what a PR! That is massive! I bet St. George marathon will go great. And that looks like Arizona!

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  12. Way to go! Good Luck with the marathon this year! I ran it last year and it was a beast! I even live down here and get automatic entry if I want it but have decided to take this year off. Maybe I will volunteer and see ya there!

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  13. Wow awesome job on that PR!!! You kicked butt!

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  14. Congrats on the PR! Great job! :)

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  15. That's a huge PR for a 10k. Congratulations!

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  16. Wow! Awesome race! Congrats on a monster PR!!

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  17. Awe congrats on setting a new PR. I did my first 5K race at a St Paddy's Day race this weekend too and did really well too. :)

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  18. Nice going! So happy for you.

    And congrats to your giveaway winner.

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  19. Way to go on your new PR, and yay, I won! I've emailed you—Thanks!

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  20. Wahoo! Congrats on the PR! What a killer time!

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  21. Your 10K time is commendable but even more incredible is your picture of a quaint neighborhood with this huge beautiful mountain right there.
    How cool is that?

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  22. Congrats on your new PR! That is a good amount of time to shave off a 10K. And I'm glad you're going to give St. George another try. Redemption!

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