"Racing teaches us to challenge ourselves. It teaches us to push beyond where we thought we could go. It helps us to find out what we are made of. This is what we do. This is what it's all about."

-PattiSue Plumer, U.S. Olympian

domenica 18 settembre 2011

Run! Geek! Run! 8K

The fourth edition of the Run! Geek! Run! 8K was held this morning at West Potomac Park in Washington DC.
The flat and fast route along the Potomac River (from Ohio Dr SW all the way to southern tip of H
ains Point and back), the nice temperature (in the high forties at the race start) and, for once, the lack of wind allowed excellent results.

Here the results (male and female) and the well-written and comprehensive article by James Moreland of Washington Running Report.

Minor flaws: the misplacement of the mile-markers and the awards limited to 10-year age group (the previous years it was done in 5 years increment).

The race was the eighth of the 2011 Grand Prix Series racePacket.

Douglas Flood (photo) of Annandale, Virginia, got into the spirit of the race and dressed appropriately ...

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