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Nov 11, 2011

Happy Veteran's Day

Today I changed my regular 5 miler and instead ran the National Veterans Day 11k Virtual Race.  It was really cold outside today and a little windy.

I got an instant PR since I've never run an 11k race before.  You get a T-shirt, a finisher's pin and a finisher's medal as well!  Wow!  I signed up at the last minute so I don't have anything yet.  I also get to post my results on their website and they will have a full list of the results next week.  This is quite the organized virtual race.

Time:  55:32 for 11k.



I took a picture of my neighbor's tree after my run since it was so nice.  Don't let this fool you though, it was cold!

Winter running - NO!

Did you race today or have to work?




Have a great day and....Keep Running!!!!!

6 comments:

  1. I definitely have to work today. Luckily I have an awesome tree like that outside of my window at work, so it's not a total loss :).

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  2. I am racing tomorrow, so today is a rest day. My hubby has Monday off.

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  3. Great job on the PR ... those are the kind I like! So much respect for all of the vets and those who serve our country - great post Jeff.

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  4. I thought about running this morning but opted to take the car in for service......... HA

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  5. Awesomeness!! I ran the one one of the non virtual ones (in San Jose) and had a fantastic time. I've not written up my report yet but they did a good job for an inaugural race run in 9 cities and virtually! And like you, I PR'd cuz I've never done an 11k. But I messed up my garmin big time so I've got to wait for the official results.

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  6. Hey Jeff! Love your last picture with the pretty tree crown behind you! It almost looks like you Photoshopped yourself in the pic. Hope you have a great weekend!

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