April 13, 2014

Snapshots: GW Parkway Classic 10 Miler

After running the Shamrock Half Marathon in 6:34 pace, my goal at the Parkway Classic was to get that under the 6:30 mark and shatter my 10 mile PR. Unfortunately the Classic is run on a roadway of concrete slabs and constantly-rolling hills, ending with some inclines into Alexandria. I managed to hold my pace pretty well through the first half, but as the temperature rose around me and the road rose beneath me, the final miles were a push to hold on. I came through in 1:05:35 (6:35/mi), netted a significant PR, and had time to enjoy the beer garden before most in the pack finished.