My Slowest 5K, But Also My Proudest

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    Yesterday was the great Thessaloniki Nighttime Half Marathon and 5K. I first ran this event last year and really enjoyed it (watch for the review later this week). Last night was the first time I ran the 5K (in fact, the first time I ran a 5K in a foreign country!) and it was certainly my proudest! The Thessaloniki Nighttime Run I ran the half marathon again and it was a surprising race for me. I went into it without much in the way of specific training for it. To add to that, I started yesterday with some stomach flu symptoms that really put a kink on my ability to be away from a certain type of installation for long periods of time. Due to that, I was not expecting much but was surprised that I actually ran a pretty decent race in 1:38 (7:30 pace). I would have probably had a PR if it wasn’t for two emergency stops along the course. The Really Great Part of the Night... The post My Slowest 5K, But Also My Proudest appeared first on Running with Miles.

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