Saturday, June 14, 2008

10K 2008

Today was my anual 10K race with the Teton Dam Marathon. It was a harder race this year than last year. If any of you are familiar with Rexburg, two of the miles in the middle of the race were up Millhollow road (which is a steep, long hill). My goal was to beat my time from last year but I took a few minutes longer this year because of the hill. At the awards ceremony, though, I was surprised to hear my name called out as second place in women 35-39, especially since I was 2/3 of the way back in the line of runners. But the older you get the less people your age run, so the better your chances are of winning a medal. In some of the groups 50 or older their were only two places because there were only two people running in that age group. Because we live in a college town, there are a lot of 18-30 year old runners.

16 comments:

Delene said...

Way to go, Susan! I'm proud of you! How come Tracie didn't run???

Susan said...

Tracie only ran the first year with me. Besides that, I think she said she was going to Utah.

Tracie said...

I didn't realize you were running again this year. I don't think I could have made it though. I've been biking for my exercise. My running legs are way out of shape.

Rose said...

You are awesome! I wish I would have done it with you. Maybe next year?

Andy said...

10k? I always thought u did 5...good job, thats awesome.

Tracie said...

I just wanted to see if my new picture comes up.

Rose said...

I just wanted to see if my picture comes up, too. Tracie taught me how.

Susan said...

My sisters are weird. At least it makes me look popular with more comments. Anyone else want to try a new picture?

Andy said...

How about me? I want to see if my picture comes up lol. tracie taught me how to change it too!

Rose said...

I think you need to try a new picture, Susan. Jacob's a lot bigger now. Ask Tracie. She knows how.

Brian said...

Congrats Susan. I was going to run but I forgot to set my alarm! (Kidding!)

You should take a break... tell Darren HE needs to mow the lawn!

Anonymous said...

Good going, Susan! You are such so determined--please share that quality, will you?!!! Regarding your photo, I know Jacob has gotten older, but I love that picture. (Pat C.)

Delene said...

I don't have a picture! Tracie will have to tell me how! Just wanted to see if one comes up!!!

Michael said...

Wow, second place! Awesome!

katiegrinder said...

you're my hero. :) i missed the dam run so much this year. iwanted to do it. next year-half marathon. ps i think you should update :)

Becca Queen of Chaos said...

Yep, I did a new picture too!! You are so good to run! My legs flop around behind me - like my mom.